A320

  • AirAsia India gets its first aircraft 22-03-2014 01:47 PM

    Chennai: The first aircraft of the private airline AirAsia India, an Airbus A320 landed at the domestic airport in Chennai on Saturday, the company said. The aircraft configured with an all economy layout of 180 seats from the Airbus factory in Toulouse landed at 9.25 a.m. and was given a...
  • Jet in 'near miss' with UFO close to Heathrow 05-01-2014 10:32 PM

    A terrified pilot of a passenger jet has reported a near miss in which a rugby ball-shaped UFO passed within a few feet of his aircraft while flying near Heathrow Airport, baffling aviation authorities London. The captain of the A320 Airbus told British aviation authorities who have investigated the incident...
  • GoAir airbus with Gen VK Singh on board makes emergency landing at IGI 16-11-2013 09:18 PM

    A Mumbai-bound GoAir flight with about 100 passengers, including former Army Chief General VK Singh, on board was forced to return to the airport in New Delhi following a fire alarm on Saturday. The Airbus A-320 returned under emergency conditions to IGI airport in New Delhi after it had been...
  • Air India to acquire 19 new A-320s 13-08-2013 01:34 PM

    In a bid to face heightened competition from no-frill carriers and replace its old fleet, Air India has started the process of acquiring 19 new Airbus A-320s, an aircraft that has been its war-horse for domestic operations for over two decades. The national carrier has sought dry-leasing these planes for...
  • IndiGo to import 28 Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet 03-06-2013 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Low-cost carrier IndiGo, which has the biggest domestic market share, would be adding 28 Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet by end of next year with Civil Aviation Ministry allowing it to import the planes. The airline with a 66-aircraft fleet on Monday said it would be inducting...
  • GoAir plans to expand routes; add to fleet 29-09-2011 02:33 PM

    Mumbai: Go Airlines (India) Ltd said on Thursday it will add six new flights across three new routes from October 8 and will induct three Airbus A320 aircraft between October and April next year. The addition of new routes across Kolkata, Ranchi and Port Blair will increase GoAir's network to...
  • IndiGo set to confirm $16 bln Airbus order 21-06-2011 09:12 PM

    Le Bourget: Budget carrier IndiGo could confirm an historic $16 billion order for 180 Airbus aircraft at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday, industry sources said. The deal was provisionally announced in January but has been mired in further negotiations before it could be signed and go into the Airbus...
  • Airbus gets $15 billion in orders, committments 20-06-2011 09:24 PM

    Le Bourget: European jet maker Airbus SAS took in orders and commitments for 142 aircraft worth $15 billion at list prices on the first day of the Paris Air Show, the company said on Monday. Of note were firm orders for 90 of its A320neo, a version of the workhorse...
  • CAG questions govt over 111- plane order for AI 30-01-2011 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is understood to have questioned government's reasoning to order 111 planes for Air India for almost Rs 50,000 crore in 2006 and also why the MRO facility, which is part of the offset clause, is yet to come up. In an interim...
  • Airbus sold jets worth $ 1.5 bn in 2010 28-01-2011 07:51 AM

    Paris: France-based airplane manufacturer Airbus has said it delivered a record number of 15 jets, worth more than $1.5 billion, to its corporate clients in 2010. The company said the deliveries were both for customers and operators in Aisa, Europe and the Middle East, including private users and government clients,...
  • IndiGo signs deal worth $ 15.6 bn with Airbus 12-01-2011 06:48 AM

    New Delhi: In the biggest aircraft purchase in commercial aviation history, low-cost airline IndiGo will be buying 180 A320 aircraft from Airbus. At a cost of $15.6 billion, IndiGo will also be buying 150 of upgraded neo versions. Airbus has said that this is the biggest single large jetliner order...