American swaps A319s for A321s: This is what Flight Global reports. AA placed a large order to the Airbus A319ceo in 2011 but, having since merged with US Airways which has a large number of the small Airbus that can be redeployed on AA routes, the combined carrier will instead upgauge to the A321, Flight reports.
AA will take 28 A319ceos instead of the anticipated 65.
Cancelled orders: Aviation Week has a blog item listing a bunch of orders placed by airlines that were cancelled before delivery. AvWeek acknowledges the list is hardly all-inclusive. So, Readers, how about adding to the list? Let’s go all the way back to 1945, and this can be globally. We’ll start with American Airlines and Pan Am canceling the Republic Rainbow.
CSeries: Bombardier posted a video update of the CSeries FTV 4 tour to customer Republic Airways Holdings here.