Aer lingus to transfer 4 a350 orders over to iberia. Aer lingus is already proposing to expand its transatlantic routes and is enquiring about a new orkjfk route in the a330. Huge issue aer lingus forced to postpone introduction of new. International airlines group iag, owner of aer lingus, has announced its plans to acquire 7 new airbus a321neos for the airline. Its scheduled to make its first commercial voyage this afternoon on flight ei 109 from dublin to. Under its original plan, aer lingus had intended to take delivery of its first a350s in 2014 only to defer that date. Iag also has orders for six a321xlrs for aer lingus jets with an even longer range. This jetliner accommodates 315 passengers in a twoclass configuration, while offering unbeatable economics in highdensity seating and true longhaul capability with a range of. While i make every effort to provide accurate information, i cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies, errors, omissions, etc. Aer lingus says that the purchase of 12 aircraft and up to 6 additional aircraft is consistent with the airline continued planned growth strategy and will secure delivery of aircraft until 2016. After much speculation as to which aircraft aer lingus would choose to replace its a330 fleet, the carrier has confirmed its order with airbus for nine a350900 xwb extra wide body. The saint carthage has a total capacity of 3 seats. In, 2011 aer lingus switched their remaining three a330 orders to a350900s, with delivery no sooner than 2017.
Aer lingus is expanding its fleet of a330300s by two aircraft following a decision to exercise options. These meals are part of aer lingus bia preorder service and have been created by their executive chef and irish chef clodagh mckenna. If youre visiting for the first time it can seem a little. With the latest decision aer lingus a330 fleet will grow to 12 aircraft. Iag owner of british airways, iberia, and aer lingus said it is making progress in talks to add more widebody jets in order to tap surging demand after profit across the group jumped 68%.
List of airbus a350 xwb orders and deliveries wikipedia. Aer lingus dont use 747s for years and then suddenly when they aim more everyday to become a loco they start buying the biggest plane in the world aer lingus are only lcc on european routes and its planned to stay that way. Grainne kelly left and lydia worrell, aer lingus staff, pictured here welcoming in the new airbus a350 xwb, which will form part of. Buy 24hours ireland aer lingus a330 alloy metal plane airplane models. Weve just revolutionised our checkin experience with the launch of a new express bag drop service at dublin airport, designed to make travel as seamless as possible.
Aer lingus wouldnt be allowed to go lcc for any routes outside of europe and i highly doubt they would either. Aer lingus orders airbus a350900s and more a330300s. This article lists the firm orders and deliveries made by airlines and other buyers for the airbus a350 xwb aircraft as published by airbus. Iag has shifted an order of 4 a350900 aircraft from aer lingus to its sister airline iberia. The aer lingus long haul fleet plan only goes as far. This a350 was the first to be fitted with the revolutionary new qsuite seats, a new innovation in business class seat that makes up into a double bed. Iag sa has sealed a deal to take seven longrange variants of airbus group ses a321neo singleaisle jetliner for irish arm aer lingus, people with knowledge of the agreement said. Aer lingus is the flag carrier airline of ireland and the secondlargest airline in the country after. Iag said to seal longrange airbus a321neo order for aer.
According to airbuss march 2019 order book, aer lingus is now expecting five a350900s while iberia is due a total of twenty of which three have thus far been delivered. Irish airline takes delivery of aercaps a350 independent. Aer lingus ei, dublin intl has deferred an announcement concerning a possible order for the a350 from airbus aib, toulouse blagnac in light of the recent unveiling of the a330neo airline ceo, christoph mueller, has said. Iberia takes over orders for four aer lingus a350s news flight. Aer lingus to transfer 4 a350 orders over to iberia simple flying. In its biggest ever acquisition for longhaul aircraft, the irish airline has received shareholder approval to purchase six a350900s, along with six additional a330300s, confirming its earlier placed contract. It operated its first a350 commercial service on 15 january 2015. Aer lingus shows off new luxury passenger jet independent. Price, low to high sort destination results by price, flight duration, direct flights or flights including stopovers and more, price, low to high sorting method applied. When i suggested the aircraft could arrive at a later date, i was talking about the larger a350 order already at iag including options which could be exercised relatively quickly like the recent brand new a333 arrivals. Well the performance figures for the a350 have changed quite drastically since aer lingus ordered then, aer lingus ordered the original a350 prexwb, which was essentially an a330 with new engines attached ie.
I feel the current livery of aer lingus is very dates, so i took the special livery. Business in march brings the overall total orders logged by airbus since its creation to 20,398 commercial aircraft, which includes 15,563 a320 family aircraft, 1,819 a330s, 930 a350 xwbs, 642 a220s and 251 a380s. The original slot was clearly reassigned by airbus on instruction from aer lingusiag sometime in 2016. While aer lingus offers a solid business class product on their longhaul flights, the airline doesnt offer business class on their intraeurope flights they axed it in 2002. Aer lingus has been forced to postpone the introduction of up to two new.
Im an aviation geek with no direct ties to the industry. Detailed list of airbus a350 orders and a350 deliveries as at february 2020. Marchs widebody order involved an a350 xwb acquisition of 10 a350900s by one undisclosed customer. Aer lingus adds two a330300s to its future fleet airbus. This is also in line with aer lingus strategy of acquiring additional aircraft. And theyll most likely play it again in the future and convince airbus to give them a pricecut on the a350 instead of buying the 787 which airbus do a lot.
For a few years there have been rumors of aer lingus introducing business class on shorthaul flights, though it hasnt happened. Aer lingus express bag drop reduces checkin to just a few minutes its here. With iags buying power and existing order book itll always be possible that when aer lingus appears ready to take on the a350, iag will allocate it to them. New plane will serve aer lingus biggest summer flights. Aer lingus management did but that decision is now out of their hands, the aer lingus a350 order is now iags order and can go to any airline in the group if their business case is stronger hence the persistent rumours their heading for iberia instead of aer lingus. Iag transfers a350900s orders from aer lingus to iberia. Aer lingus signed a purchase agreement with airbus in 2007 for 12 long haul aircraft comprising of six a350900s and six a330300s.
In a way thats a bit surprising, when you consider that business class on intra. Aer lingus boosts airbus with order for 12 new aircraft. Aer lingus to expand longhaul fleet with new planes. Aer lingus signed a purchase agreement with airbus in 2007 for 12 long haul aircraft comprising of six a350900 s and six a330300s. Aer lingus owner iag eyes more jets as profits jump. Complete ireland aer lingus by hammond reginald j w edited by and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Aer lingus owner international airlines group iag has said it is to provide the irish airline with two new planes to enable it to expand its longhaul fleet iag said it plans to convert a. Aer lingus introducing flat bed business class on some. The new a330 aircraft, named saint carthage, registration eigaj, has a total capacity of 3 seats, which is made up of 30 business class seats and 283 economy seats.
Iag has transferred aer lingus orders for four airbus a350900s to spanish flag carrier iberia. Ua is certainly dragging its feet wrt a350, but while the max is currently grounded, it does have 100 max 10 on order, so doubt they will want to go for a321, though it has been speculated maybe this thread that a 321 would be a good way for ua to rid itself of a350s in the order books. Irish national airline aer lingus have purchased 12 new longhaul airbus aircraft as a means of modernising its longhaul fleet and improving its. Iag rejigs a350 order book in iberias favour article. New aer lingus plane will serve airlines biggest ever summer schedule updated friday, 26 may 2017 11. Airbus logged net orders in january for 274 commercial aircraft from its a220, a320 and a350 xwb product lines in activity that included two new customers for the a220, additional market traction for the a320a321 as reference products in the singleaisle segment, and further endorsements for the a350 xwb with repeat orders from two customers. These were converted to three a350900s and 17 a350s on 3 december 2012.
Aer lingus, irelands national carrier, has become the latest airline to place a firm order for the allnew a350 xwb. Two cool ladies piloting heavy md11f ultimate cockpit movie airclips full flight series duration. Press release april 2008 aer lingus, irelands national carrier, has become the latest airline to place a firm order for the allnew a350. The airline announced this morning it wants to buy six extra wide airbus a350 and six enhanced airbus a 333300e, with deliveries starting in two years. Three a330 s were swapped to a350 s and were originally due for delivery in 2014 but the deliveries were deferred. For any comments or corrections, please drop me an email or tweet. Buy products related to aer lingu products and see what customers say about aer lingu products on free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Airbus a350 deliveries and a350 orders modern airliners.
Aer lingus have played this gameplan dozens of times before. You can book your flights, hotel, an overall holiday, your car hire, organise a group booking or even buy a voucher for someone right here. Aer lingus has an option on a further six a350 900s to be delivered between 2016 and 2018. Airbus announced its orders and deliveries figures for february 2020. I havent heard anything about the a350 since fall of 2017 when ual said they were converting their order to the 900 from the. Before my trip, chris told me about some upgraded meals that aer lingus offers to economy passengers and asked me to try out the service which he generously paid for. Welcoming the newest addition to our fleet aer lingus blog. Aer lingus to order 3 a380 s archive pprune forums. Aer lingus order 9 airbus a350900 pictures 2014 youtube. The carrier currently operates eight a330s increasing to 10 aircraft in 2016. Here you will find suggestions of great places to visit and all the information on how to get yourself there. Aer lingus to bolster fleet with airbus planes wsj.
Aer lingus strategy has changed fundamentally since it joined the alliance six years ago and is no longer convergent with oneworlds full service strategy. Aer lingus has bailed out of the oneworld alliance, as a result of it becoming a nofrills carrier. Radio silence is rarely a great sign when it comes to the outlook of a new aircraft type actually joining the fleet. The same can be said for any aircraft currently on iags order books, willie walsh himself has mentioned a380s as an extreme example. This article lists the firm orders and deliveries made by airlines and other buyers for the airbus. United airlines mileageplus what happened to the a350 order.
Airbus records no orders in february 2020 aerotime. They remain in airbuss order books as the a350900, the same type that iberia has ordered. Qatar airways was the launch customer of the a350900 and a350. By 31 march, before cancellations, airbus gross orders in 2020 totalled 356 aircraft. Further aircraft were added in 2000, 2001 and 2007. Plan and book your flights and travel with aer lingus here. Aer lingus defers a350 order to study a330neo chaviation. New york is a mustsee for lovers of culture, history, food and new york is a mustsee for lovers of culture, history, food and nightlife its a delight for everyone really.801 1304 1285 465 994 1211 1064 1345 575 1072 702 1148 792 1011 39 950 1095 1024 908 831 1435 259 88 152 460 232 499 872