Articles tagged “Airbus A350”

Airbus Production of Superjumbo Jet May Depend on Emirates Deal

Airbus Production of Superjumbo Jet May Depend on Emirates Deal

Benjamin Katz and Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

Sales of the massive A380s are tumbling, with many airlines opting for more compact models. Now Airbus may be facing a decision: Is it really worth the cost to keep building them?

8 months ago

American Airlines Is Not Sure It Still Wants the Latest Airbus Widebody Jets

American Airlines Is Not Sure It Still Wants the Latest Airbus Widebody Jets

Benjamin Katz and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

We've heard the A350 is an impressive machine — both for fuel burn and passenger comfort. But U.S. airlines don't seem to want it in huge numbers. American, Delta and United have all deferred some orders recently. The good news for Airbus? Delta has at least started to take some deliveries.

2 years ago

Qantas Wants to Fly Nonstop From Sydney to London and New York by 2022

Qantas Wants to Fly Nonstop From Sydney to London and New York by 2022

Brian Sumers, Skift

There have been so many advances in aviation in the past couple of decades that there are almost no routes between major world cities a modern airliner cannot fly. Sydney to New York and London are two of those routes. But perhaps not for long.

2 years ago

New United Airlines CFO Mulls Changing More Aircraft Orders

New United Airlines CFO Mulls Changing More Aircraft Orders

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Remember all those aircraft orders United placed over the past few years? Well, United has new leadership now, and the new team is reevaluating many of the deals. The one major exception? The Boeing 777-300ER. They will start arriving next year, on schedule.

3 years ago