Articles tagged “a320neo”

JetBlue Blames Airbus Jet Delays for Slowing Its Growth

JetBlue Blames Airbus Jet Delays for Slowing Its Growth

Brian Sumers, Skift

Yes, it would be great if everything worked out as planned. But that's not how business works. JetBlue is going to be short aircraft for a while, and it'll have to deal with it. At least it's not a Boeing 737 Max operator.

2 months ago

Boeing’s Crisis Deepens as Flyadeal Becomes First Customer to Drop the 737 Max

Boeing’s Crisis Deepens as Flyadeal Becomes First Customer to Drop the 737 Max

Layan Odeh and Matthew Martin, Bloomberg

So far, much of the damage to Boeing in the wake of the 737 Max crisis has been reputational to the plane manufacturer. But with Saudi Arabia's Flyadeal reversing its commitment to buy 50 of the jets, Boeing's balance sheet is now at risk.

2 months ago

Lufthansa Expects No Quick Fix for Engine Troubles on Its Newest Narrow-Body Jets

Lufthansa Expects No Quick Fix for Engine Troubles on Its Newest Narrow-Body Jets

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Lufthansa, like many airlines, hoped the Airbus A320neo would be a game-changer because of its new engines. Eventually, it probably will be. But for now, the aircraft is not performing as promised, and engine problems are to blame. Let's hope Pratt & Whitney sorts this out soon.

1 year ago

Boeing Gains an Edge as Airbus Struggles with Engine Issues

Boeing Gains an Edge as Airbus Struggles with Engine Issues

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

Boeing and Airbus don't control the entire supply chain, and sometimes, that's a big problem. Manufacturers are having trouble delivering reliable engines for Airbus jets, and that is becoming a major issue for the manufacturer. But there's not much Airbus can do.

1 year ago