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News and tidbits from the travel industry

Month: June 2019

Airbus Launches New Longer Range A321 Plane in Swipe at Boeing

The manufacturer gave details about the jet on the first day of the Paris Air Show, seeking to take advantage of rival Boeing Co.’s woes related to two fatal crashes and drum up orders for the long-anticipated jet. The A321 XLR could fly on transatlantic routes and has a range of 4,700 nautical miles.Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg)

Buoy oh buoy! Lufthansa reveals stunning yacht-style cabin concept…

Lufthansa Technik, part of the wider German airline group, has unveiled its new yacht-style SkyRetreat concept for the Airbus A220. The luxury cabin has been designed to host cash-rich VIPs.Sadie Whitelocks (Daily Mail)

World’s shortest super jumbo A380 flight

Two daily A380 flights between Dubai and Muscat International Airport are scheduled to take to the skies on July 1. The distance between the two cities is just 340 kilometers (211 miles). Fun fact: That’s shorter than the length of all the wiring in the A380, which, according to plane manufacturer Airbus, would stretch over 500 kilometers if laid out end to end.Karla Cripps (CNN)

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