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Qantas to "flex" A380 cabin

Airbus remains focused on helping airlines fit more passengers into airplanes. Qantas committed to that effort, announcing earlier this month that it will be the first "A380 Cabin-Flex" customer, extra row of seats on board…

The Airbus A321LR/ACF test aircraft receives a traditional water cannon salute in Hamburg after a successful first flight (Image via Airbus)

Airbus launches A321LR test flight program

Airbus launched the A321LR this morning in Hamburg. The 2 hour 36 minute test flight kicks off a 100+ hour test program for the new subtype. The company expects that certifications will be issued in…

Inmarsat, Philippine Airlines hit line-fit milestone

The deal struck between Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Inmarsat to upgrade the carrier's inflight wifi connectivity to the Global Xpress (GX) solution included a significant milestone: Line-fit installation from Airbus on new deliveries. Specifically, the…

Interjet is now online

Interjet took delivery of XA-JOE, its first A321neo over the weekend. With that delivery the carrier joins the club of airlines offering wifi in the sky. The plane carries Panasonic Avionics' eXConnect inflight connectivity solution…

Delta’s massive new aircraft order is not all…

Delta Air Lines is adding 100 A320neo aircraft to its fleet starting in 2020. The major deal – 100 firm + 100 options – will complete the MD88 fleet replacement and grow the carrier's operation…