Major developments have taken shape ‘down under’ as Australian-based Qantas confirmed at a ceremony in Sydney yesterday (May 2) firm orders for a trio of Airbus types in a historic move – the flag carrier states this would “reshape its international and domestic networks over the next decade and beyond”. Read all about the juicy details here!
The Airbus A220 is a hugely versatile regional aircraft that’s also well suited to longer sectors. Andreas Spaeth discusses its quirks with airBaltic’s chief pilot as they fly from Riga to Tenerife
As fuel prices surge, passenger demand soars and supply chains are squeezed, airlines are looking more closely than ever for ways to boost efficiencies. Alongside options such as surcharges to tickets and the scrapping of marginal routes, there are longer term solutions which make sense for some carriers looking to bolster their balance sheet
The Airbus A220 is becoming ever more familiar worldwide, as further examples enter airline service. Mark Broadbent takes a closer look at this little twin jet and finds out what makes it tick