Airbus’s March 2022 order book changes revealed

Airbus A320-200N Also on ch-aviation

Jet2 plc has firmed a further six A321-200N purchase rights thereby increasing its order for the type to 57.

The Jet2 (United Kingdom) (LS, Leeds/Bradford ) parent holding said in a stock exchange filing that it had a further 18 purchase rights, which could increase its overall A321neo order to 75 aircraft.

Jet2 is currently in the process of transitioning from its legacy all- Boeing fleet to Airbus aircraft. In August 2021, it ordered thirty-six A321neo with a further 24 purchase rights. Two months later, it ordered fifteen incremental A321neo , but not as exercised options. Deliveries of the A321neo are scheduled to begin in 2023.

The ch-aviation fleets advanced module shows Jet2 currently operates seven B737-300 s, seventy-seven B737-800 s, eight B757-200 s, and three A321-200 s. Optimistic about 2022’s recovery curve, its capacity for the upcoming summer season is 14% above 2019 levels, with a lot of additional demand coming from package holiday sales.

Competition in the Ugandan air service sector is set to receive a shot in the arm with the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) having received four new applications for air services licenses (ASLs) after having greenlighted startup Bar Aviation ( Kajjansi ) earlier this year, according to local media reports.

New Vision newspaper reports that Ugandan engineering and construction company Dott Services Limited, Safari Air International Limited, freight company Panafrica Aviation Limited, and Aberdair Aviation Uganda Limited – the Ugandan affiliate of Kenya’s Aberdair Aviation Group – will defend their ASL applications before the UCAA on May 5, 2022.

They report the licenses are for the following: Safari Air International Limited has applied for an ASL to operate Cessna Aircraft Company 421C Golden Eagle, Beech (twin piston) Baron G58, and the Fuji FA-200 Aero Subaru single-piston-powered monoplane;

Panafric Aviation Limited has applied for an ASL using Piper (twin turboprop) PA-34 Seneca; and

Aberdair Aviation Uganda Limited…

Jet Airways (JAI, Mumbai Int’l ) plans to lease a B737 for AOC proving flights this month as it gears up to relaunch as a hybrid business model combining no-frills economy class with a premium business class product"We are confident that we are very close to a proving flight. Proving flight is the last step. If you pass the last step, there’s nothing preventing you from getting the Air Operator’s Permit," Chief Executive Sanjiv Kapoor told Bloomberg.He said the carrier was still in talks with Airbus , […]

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