New A330-800 rolls-out of paintshop

The newest member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, has rolled out of the paintshop, on track for its first flight mid-2018. The A330-800 is the new generation 250 seater from Airbus’ leading twin aisle family. With its 242-tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) as base variant, the A330-800 can operate routes of up to 7,500nm…

Lufthansa’s new A320neo plans

Lufthansa has announced a standardised A320 cabin configuration for all group airlines, around 100 new A320neo will be delivered to them by 2025. The new configuration will have identical cabins, including seats and luggage compartments which only differ in branding and color of the seat cover. An A320 has 180 seats in the new configuration.…

BREAKING New Lufthansa livery confirmed

Lufthansa has just confirmed the airline’s new livery. The German flag-carrier will officially unveil it on February 7th. Yellow was removed from the livery, but the color remains an important part of the Lufthansa design. A Boeing 747-8i (registration D-ABYA) is currently in Rome (FCO) for paint. It will be flown to Frankfurt tomorrow morning.…

Ryanair signs formal recognition agreement with the British Airline Pilots Association

Ryanair has a formal recognition agreement with the British Airline Pilots Association, who will now be the sole representative body for Ryanair employed pilots in the UK. This agreement follows extensive negotiations with BALPA since Ryanair’s December announcement that it was willing to recognise unions for collective bargaining purposes. While these recognition negotiations were continuing…