Tags : Airbus A320

Technology

MC-21: Russian high-tech plane rolls out to challenge Airbus 320

The much-anticipated MC-21 aircraft, touted to become a direct rival of the Boeing-737 and Airbus 320, has been rolled out for official presentation in Irkutsk, Russia. Serial production of the medium- and short-range passenger jet is planned for 2017. Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation, the umbrella organization that owns Irkut Corporation – the actual developer of […]Read More

Asia

EgyptAir A320 Hijacker Arrested

The suspected hijacker of an EgyptAir plane arrested, Cyprus Foreign ministry said in a tweet, the stand-off is over. ​Earlier in the day, a man hijacked an Airbus A320 en route from Egypt’s Alexandria to Cairo with at least 60 people on board. Read more: sputniknews.com Sputnik InternationalRead More

Asia

Investigators blame pilot error for AirAsia Flight 8501 crash into

Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee yesterday declared pilot error to be behind the crash of Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501. All 162 passengers and crew died when the plane crashed into the Java Sea a year ago. The Airbus A320-200 was around 40 minutes from Surabaya’s Juanda International Airport to Singapore’s Changi International Airport when it […]Read More

News

Germanwings Flight 9525 crashes into French Alps, 150 on board

Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320 carrying 150 passengers and crew, crashed into the French Alps yesterday between Digne and Barcelonnette. Officials said there were no survivors. The plane was flying to Düsseldorf, Germany from Barcelona, Spain. An emergency recovery team made its way to the crash site and reportedly recovered one of the plane’s […]Read More

Asia

Divers retrieve 100th corpse from Java Sea jet crash

Divers yesterday recovered three bodies from December’s air disaster in the Java Sea. Added to four retrieved on Friday, they bring the total to 100. An additional 62 victims remain to be recovered. There were no survivors when Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed on December 28. The six-year-old Airbus A320-200 was 40 minutes from Juanda […]Read More

Technology

Thai AirAsia spreads wings with new Airbus A320s

BANGKOK, MAY 31 – Thai AirAsia (TAA), one of Thailand’s budget airlines, was granted a Bt2.1 billion (US$70 million) financial lease to purchase two Airbus A320s, according to an executive of Leasing ICBC (Thai). Ong-art Vorachattarn, Leasing ICBC managing director, said the loan was approved with a strong belief in TAA’s capability, strength and success […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Dragonair launches inaugural flight from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI, 2 July 2012 (NNT) – The Chiang Mai governor and Dragonair executives yesterday welcomed passengers from Dragonair’s inaugural flight from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai province at Chiang Mai International Airport. Dragonair announced in March that it would launch flights to Chiang Mai, starting from July 1 until the middle of October. The […]Read More