Early Monday morning, Alaska Airlines announced its intention to buy Virgin America in a cash purchase totaling $2.6 billion USD.
A Germanwings aircraft flying between Barcelona and Dusseldorf has crashed in the French Alps Northwest of Nice. The aircraft was reported to be an Airbus A320. Initial reports from the French Government are that no survivors of the 150 on board are expected. The aircraft involved is reported to have been registered D-AIPX, operating Germanwings Flight […]
Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, an Airbus A320, has crashed in the Java Sea, southwest of Borneo.
The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines. Leading the way was Air Asia X with an order for 50 A330-900neos
Do pilots really “suck” at manual flying, as a soon-to-be-released FAA report suggests? Airbus Captain and author Eric “Cap’n Aux” Auxier explores this disturbing possibility.
JetBlue has share a video showing the painting of their FDNY “Blue Bravest” Airbus A320.
Plane leasing company BOC Aviation has ordered 50 medium-haul Airbus A320 family jets, including 25 more fuel-efficient neo aircraft.
In late December, Japan’s StarFlyer took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus.
Call it “Redwood 1”, “VRD 1” or “VX 1”, the number 1 in a flight number signifies a flagship flight, and this certainly is one of those. NYCAviation was very privileged to be on the inaugural flagship Virgin America flight 1 from San Francisco to Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA) on Tuesday. Click here to […]