A320

  • Vistara launch may get delayed by couple of months 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The launch of Vistara, the Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline, may get delayed by a couple of months due to regulatory approvals, officials said on Wednesday. The airline, which is slated to get its first Airbus A-320 soon, had earlier announced plans to start operations in October. The proposed...
  • AirAsia Berhad to lease Airbus A320-200 to AirAsia India for $45 million 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Malaysian carrier AirAsia would lease an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to its Indian low-cost joint venture airline, AirAsia India, at a cost of USD 45 million. In an announcement, the Malaysian airline said it had initiated the lease agreement with AirAsia India from September 5 for a period of 144...
  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group today July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India will be formally inducted as the 27th member of the Star Alliance on Friday. The ceremony will be held at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport where Air India is set to unveil a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A-320. Top officials of several major global...
  • Go Air to seek international traffic rights May 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Low-cost carrier Go Air would seek international traffic rights from the Civil Aviation Ministry for flying to foreign destinations, a top official of the airline said. "We are expecting to get delivery of our 20th aircraft in July. After that, we shall approach the Civil Aviation Ministry for getting...
  • Air India to lease 14 Airbus A-320s to strengthen domestic network April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to strengthen its domestic route network, Air India would lease 14 Airbus A-320s for up to six years in a phased manner from the current financial year. The national carrier on Thursday re-issued a tender for leasing these planes which should not be more than six years old....
  • Air India to raise bridge loan of $500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners April 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Expecting deliveries of five more Dreamliners between May and November, Air India plans to raise bridge loan of $500 million to finance the purchase of four of these aircraft and use them to launch flights to new destinations like Moscow, Rome and Milan. The national carrier, which has already...
  • AirAsia India gets its first aircraft March 22, 2014

    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 water...
  • Jet in 'near miss' with UFO close to Heathrow January 5, 2014

    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 that...
  • GoAir airbus with Gen VK Singh on board makes emergency landing at IGI November 16, 2013

    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 airborne...
  • Air India to acquire 19 new A-320s August 13, 2013

    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 six...
  • IndiGo to import 28 Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet June 3, 2013

    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...
  • Jet likely to order 100 planes for $ 3.75 bn May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Jet Airways is expected to order more than 100 narrow-body aircraft for up to $3.75 billion in 2012-13 as the largest Indian carrier grabs market share from its troubled rivals, a leading consultancy said. The airline is understood to be actively evaluating Airbus's narrow-body A320 aircraft, and is likely...
  • GoAir plans to expand routes; add to fleet September 29, 2011

    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 21...
  • IndiGo set to confirm $16 bln Airbus order June 21, 2011

    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 order...
  • Airbus gets $15 billion in orders, committments June 20, 2011

    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 jet...
  • CAG questions govt over 111- plane order for AI January 30, 2011

    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 January 28, 2011

    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, Xinhua...
  • IndiGo signs deal worth $ 15.6 bn with Airbus January 12, 2011

    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 in...