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Engine Alliance powered A380 takes off on first flight

25 August 2006 Press Release

 

The first A380 Airbus aircraft powered by Engine Alliance engines took off from Blagnac International Airport in Toulouse, France on its maiden flight on Friday August 25th at 10:00 am (08:00 GMT)

 

IndiGo celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320

IndiGo celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320
28 July 2006 Press Release

IndiGo, the new low-fare carrier headquartered in New Delhi, India, celebrated the delivery of its first A320 family aircraft, on July 28th, 2006, becoming the latest Airbus operator. IndiGo placed a firm order for 100 A320 family aircraft in June 2005.

IndiGo will receive five more aircraft...

Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (GAMECO) of China joins Airbus MRO Network

26 July 2006 Press Release

Established in 1989, GAMECO, a joint venture between China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. and Hutchison Whampoa from Hong Kong, has joined the Airbus MRO Network as 15th member. With its large maintenance facilities at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, GAMECO provides aircraft maintenance, compone...

Singapore Airlines looks to the future with orders for A380 and A350 XWB

Singapore Airlines looks to the future with orders for A380 and A350 XWB
21 July 2006 Press Release

Singapore Airlines has selected a large fleet of Airbus airliners to meet its future wide-body fleet requirements. The Letter of Intent (LOI) covers an order of nine firm A380-800s, and six new options, utilising delivery positions protected by options in the Airline's initial order for ten air...

Airbus announced 182 new orders and commitments at Farnborough Air Show

21 July 2006 Press Release

First for new A350 XWB and incremental order for A380

Airbus rounded off a successful 45th Farnborough airshow by receiving firm orders and commitments for 182 aircraft valued at US $ 21.5 billion, from 12 customers.

Amongst those is the first commitment for the new A350 XWB w...

German Carrier Blue Wings expands with Airbus A320 Family aircraft

21 July 2006 Press Release

The German airline Blue Wings, based in Düsseldorf, has decided to expand its operations with Airbus A320 Family aircraft and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European manufacturer for the acquisition of 20 aircraft. Cabin configuration and engine selection are still to be decided.

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Wizz Air orders 20 additional A320s

Wizz Air orders 20 additional A320s
20 July 2006 Press Release

Wizz Air of Hungary has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 20 additional A320s. This rapidly expanding Central and Eastern European low-fare, low-cost airline is herewith increasing its all-Airbus fleet, following its initial order of 12 A320 aircraft a year ago.

All the aircraft will be...

Leasing company CIT orders more Airbus long-range and single-aisle aircraft

20 July 2006 Press Release

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE CIT), a leading provider of commercial and consumer financing solutions, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for five medium capacity long range A330-200 widebodies, as well as four A320 Family aircraft. The transaction underlines the continuing success of both the Airbus lon...

Airbus ACJ wins new sale, takes orders for the year to 14

19 July 2006 Press Release

Airbus' corporate jetliner (ACJ) has won a new order, from an undisclosed European customer, taking sales of the company's executive and private aircraft in 2006 to a record 14 firm orders. The family has also won additional commitments.



The sales comprise nine ACJs, four A318 Eli...

Aegean Airlines reconfirms its confidence in Airbus with three more Airbus A320s

19 July 2006 Press Release

The fast-growing Greek airline, Aegean Airlines, has ordered three more A320s. In total - including three additional A320s leased from ILFC - the airline has committed to 14 A320 Family aircraft and has a further nine options, according to the initial agreement signed in December 2005. Delivery is s...

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