Easyjet places $3.6bn Airbus order as profits surge

Easyjet is based in Luton north of London.

Vistara takes delivery of its seventh Airbus A320 aircraft

Tata-SIA joint venture carrier Vistara Tuesday took delivery of its seventh aircraft as the airline plans to scale up flight operations from the forthcoming winter schedule.

Air India gets go-ahead from Airbus to extend use of 3 ageing A320s

National carrier Air India has got the go-ahead from European aircraft maker Airbus to use three of its ageing A320s for a longer duration, even as the state- run airline is in the process of replacing the entire fleet of these planes with new fuel-efficient aircraft.

Air India to dry lease 14 Airbus A320 planes from Kuwait

National carrier Air India would dry lease 14 Airbus A320 planes from a Kuwaiti lessor as it seeks to replace its ageing narrow-body fleet with new fuel efficient planes.

Germanwings plane evacuated after bomb threat

Germanwings says a plane headed for Milan was evacuated at Cologne-Bonn airport after German police received a bomb threat against the flight.

Germanwings was unaware of co-pilot's 'depressive episode'

Germanwings said on Thursday it was unaware that the co-pilot of its plane which crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from depression during his pilot training.

Germanwings crash triggers debate on confidentiality taboo

Calls to relax Germany`s strict doctor-patient confidentiality law after a Germanwings plane crash last week have touched a nerve in a country obsessed about privacy because of its authoritarian past.

No sure way to prevent pilot 'suicides': Psychologists

As investigators probe why a young German pilot deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 passenger jet into the French Alps on Tuesday, pilots and psychologists warn there is no foolproof way to prevent similar incidents in the future.

'Unusable' black box adds to Germanwings crash mystery
'Unusable' black box adds to Germanwings crash mystery

A day after a low-cost German Airline's aircraft crashed in the French Alps with 150 people on board, a probe into the accident was launched on Wednesday. The leaders of Germany, Spain and France visited the crash site.

Two Mexican women among Germanwings victims

Two Mexican women were among the 150 victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed in France, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.

German Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps, no survivors

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AirAsia India to induct one more Airbus A320

The domestic arm of the Malyasia-based airline Air Asia currently has three planes in the fleet to cater to seven airports it operates from in the country.

Search for missing AirAsia black box recorders could "take a week"

Divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet off Borneo were unable to resume operations because of heavy seas on Thursday and an aviation official said it could take a week to find the black box flight recorders. 

Passenger jet in near-miss with drone at Heathrow: Report

A passenger jet was involved in a near-miss with a drone at London Heathrow, one of the world`s busiest airports, a report cited by the Sunday Times newspaper said.

Lufthansa says ordering 25 new Airbus A320 planes

Germany`s Lufthansa group said on Wednesday that it was ordering 25 new Airbus A320 aircraft at a cost of about 2.5 billion euros ($3.2 billion) at list prices.

AirAsia – Can it deliver value for the aspirational Indian?

Tony Fernandes will see a long cherished dream come to reality with one of his birds, AirAsia, set to take to the skies from Bangalore for Goa at 3:10 pm on Thursday.

Boeing 737 MAX orders pass 2,000 mark

A surge of 30 orders this week took total bookings of Boeing`s 737 MAX aircraft past 2,000, three years before the first one is to be delivered, the company announced Tuesday.

Singapore Airlines-Tata JV orders Airbus A320s for India launch: Sources

Singapore Airlines` new Indian joint venture with Tata Sons has chosen Airbus A320 aircraft over Boeing`s 737 to launch its operations in the country, sources familiar with the decision said.

Dubai Airshow: Airbus considers A320 production increase

The comments, in an interview at the Dubai Airshow, mark the planemaker`s first response to an increase in production of the competing 737 announced by Boeing three weeks ago.

EasyJet to buy 135 Airbus aircraft

Following its shareholders' approval, British airline company easyJet agreed to buy 135 Airbus A320 family aircraft.