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Atlantic Airways becomes new customer for Airbus A319

Atlantic Airways becomes new customer for Airbus A319
30 January 2008 Press Release

Atlantic Airways, flag carrier of the Faroe Islands and based in Sørvágur, has signed a firm contract for one Airbus A319 plus one option, and becomes a new Airbus customer.

Atlantic Airways' Airbus A319s will feature a comfortable single-class cabin layout. The aircraft will be operate...

Airbus attends Singapore Airshow

29 January 2008 Press Release

Airbus will attend the Singapore Airshow, taking place in Singapore from 19th to 24th February. The manufacturer's participation will feature an A380 development aircraft, which will take part in the daily flying schedule and will also be on view at the static display area throughout the week.

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MatlinPatterson signs for six A330-200F

28 January 2008 Press Release

MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC, the US investment fund, through an affiliate, has signed a firm contract for six A330-200 Freighter aircraft. The company intends for the aircraft to be used by certain of its airline portfolio companies, such as Varig Logistica in Brazil and Global Aero Logistic...

Hamburg International orders two additional aircraft and receives its first Airbus A319

24 January 2008 Press Release

Hamburg International has signed a new firm order for a further two A319s today while taking delivery of its first A319. The aircraft, powered by CFM-56 engines from CFM International, was handed over to the airline's management team Christoph von Saldern, Norbert Grella and Klaus Schlichtmann ...

TACA orders 15 A320 Family aircraft

TACA orders 15 A320 Family aircraft
24 January 2008 Press Release

TACA, a leading Latin American airline, has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 15 additional A320 Family aircraft (12 A320s and three A319s). The aircraft will be configured in a comfortable two-class layout. Engine decision has not yet been announced.

TACA already successfully opera...

China Airlines orders up to 20 A350 XWB for their future medium capacity long-haul fleet

China Airlines orders up to 20 A350 XWB for their future medium capacity long-haul fleet
22 January 2008 Press Release

China Airlines, Taiwan's largest carrier, has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of 14 A350-900 and taken another six on option. The new generation medium capacity long-haul aircraft is being acquired by China Airlines as part of their future fleet modernisation programme.

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Brazilian carrier TAM signed a firm contract for 22 A350 XWBs, four additional A330-200s and 20 additional A320 Family aircraft

Brazilian carrier TAM signed a firm contract for 22 A350 XWBs, four additional A330-200s and 20 additional A320 Family aircraft
21 January 2008 Press Release

Leading Brazilian carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas has firmed up its order for 22 A350 XWBs and for four additional A330-200s. The airline based in São Paulo has furthermore added another 20 A320 Family aircraft to the initial order. TAM, Airbus' biggest customer in the southern hemisphere, now has the lar...

The ACJ on ice: an historic flight to the Antarctic

18 January 2008 Feature story

The first ever passenger flight linking the Australian and Antarctic continents has been performed by an Airbus Corporate Jetliner. Operated by Skytraders Pty. Ltd. on behalf of the Australian government's Antarctic Division, the ACJ landed on a new ice runway located some 70 km. from the Case...

Airbus 2007 results

16 January 2008 Press Release

2007 was another record year for the air transportation industry and for Airbus.

Airbus announces plans for A330 Freighter final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama

14 January 2008 Press Release

Airbus today announced a commitment to establish an A330 Freighter aircraft final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, if Northrop Grumman (supported by Airbus's parent company, EADS) receives the order to build aerial refuelling tankers from the United States Air Force. If established, the ...

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