Airbus delivered the first increased gross weight A321-200 on 8 April, to UK charter airline Airworld, on lease from International Lease Finance (ILFC). The carrier, which will take a second 220-seat CFM International CFM56-5B3-powered A321-200 from ILFC in 1998, put the first aircraft into service between Manchester and Tenerife on 11 April.

Source: Flight International