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Germanwings to expand Airbus fleet with additional A319s

17 June 2005 Press Release

 

Germanwings, the rapidly-expanding Cologne-based low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced at this year?s Le Bourget Airshow near Paris, France, that it will increase its all-Airbus fleet with an additional 18 A319s, to be purchased directly from Airbus. In addition to the 18 A319s that will be ...

Air Tahiti Nui takes delivery of fifth AIrbus A340-300

16 June 2005 Press Release

 

Air Tahiti Nui took delivery of its fifth Airbus A340-300, christened ?Nuku Hiva? after a French Polynesian island, during a ceremony held at the Le Bourget airshow. The aircraft was handed over to Air Tahiti Nui Chairman Patrick Leboucher by Airbus Vice President Guy Brunon.

 

Air Tahiti Nu...

Mexican ABC Aerolineas to acquire 10 A320s

16 June 2005 Press Release

 

 

ABC Aerolíneas of Mexico today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for the acquisition of ten new A320s plus ten options, becoming a new Airbus customer. Deliveries of the newly ordered A320s will begin in the second quarter of 2007. The engine manufacturer has not yet be...

Brazilian TAM increases A320 fleet and selects A350

16 June 2005 Press Release

 

Longstanding Brazilian customer TAM has signed a purchase agreement for 20 additional A320 Family aircraft (including A320s, A319s and A321s) plus 20 options. TAM also has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the purchase of 8 A350-900 plus 7 options.

 

The A320 Family aircraft will...

Indian carrier IndiGo orders 100 firm Airbus A320 Family aircraft

16 June 2005 Press Release

 

InterGlobe Enterprises Limited today announced its plans to launch IndiGo, its nation-wide low-cost airline venture. IndiGo has committed for 100 firm A320 family aircraft with Airbus ? world renowned for the customer friendly features and comfort of its airliners.

 

The venture is being join...

Leasing company GECAS selects Airbus A350

15 June 2005 Press Release

 

GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS), a unit of GE Commercial Finance, has signed a letter of intent for a firm order of ten A350s, subject to industrial launch, which is expected in September.

 

?After many conversations with our airline customers, it is clear a new aircraft like the propo...

Kingfisher becomes first Indian customer for A380, A350, & A330

15 June 2005 Press Release

 

Kingfisher Airlines has become the first Indian carrier to sign a firm contract with Airbus for the A350 and A380 ? the company?s newest and largest aircraft, respectively ? as well as for the A330. The order is for five A350-800s plus five A380s for intercontinental services, and five A330-...

Air Caraibes signs for two A330-300s

15 June 2005 Press Release

 

Air Caraïbes today signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Airbus for the purchase of two A330-300s. Following the success of Air Caraïbes on its transatlantic routes, the airline has decidedto replace its current A330-200s by the larger capacity A330-300s. These aircraft will be delivered in N...

Tiger Airways expands A320 fleet

15 June 2005 Press Release

 

Singapore based low fare carrier, Tiger Airways has agreed to acquire a further eight Airbus A320 aircraft, which will be added to the existing fleet of four leased A320s. The first of the purchased aircraft is due for delivery in March 2006 and will be deployed on the airline?s regional network t...

Jet Airways to acquire ten Airbus A330-200s/-300s with options for ten more

14 June 2005 Press Release

 

Indian private carrier Jet Airways is to acquire ten Airbus A330-200s/-300s and has taken options on ten more, becoming a new client for the popular A330/A340 family.

 

Deliveries are due to begin as early as the first quarter of 2007, but Jet Airways will become the first Indian operator of t...

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