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Airbus ends the 10th Dubai Airshow with record orders

Airbus ends the 10th Dubai Airshow with record orders
14 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus ended the 10th Dubai Airshow with major orders, re-enforcing customer confidence in its leading product range. During the show, Airbus received 163 firm orders valued at US over $28 billion at catalogue prices, from 10 customers. Airbus also won its largest ever order in terms of value...

Hainan Airlines takes delivery of their first A330

Hainan Airlines takes delivery of their first A330
14 November 2007 Press Release

Hainan Airlines Company Limited (HNA), a subsidiary of the HNA Group, based in China, has taken delivery of its first A330 on lease from CIT Aerospace. The aircraft powered by Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines was handed over to the HNA Chairman, Mr. CHEN Feng in a ceremony held in Toulouse. The aircra...

Nile Air decides to buy nine Airbus A321 aircraft

Nile Air decides to buy nine Airbus A321 aircraft
14 November 2007 Press Release

New Egyptian airline Nile Air has agreed to buy nine Airbus A321 aircraft. The privately owned regional carrier signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus to base its future fleet on the A321 aircraft. 

 

The Cairo-based start-up private airline will be Egypt?s second regular carrier a...

Airbus alternative fuel group release

13 November 2007 Press Release

Qatar Airways, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Fuel Company (WOQOD), Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Shell International Petroleum Company limited and the Qatar Science and Technology Park sign agreement to study benefits of Synthetic Jet Fuel.

 

On November 13 at the Dubai Airshow Qatar Airways, Qatar Petroleum,...

Five new A330 wide-body aircraft for Oman Air

Five new A330 wide-body aircraft for Oman Air
13 November 2007 Press Release

Oman Air has signed a firm contract with Airbus for five new aircraft from the A330 Family. The order is for three A330-300s and two A330-200s. No engine choice has been made.

 

These aircraft will provide additional capacity on Oman Air?s regional and international routes from the airlines base ...

Pakistan' s Airblue expands fleet with Airbus A320

Pakistan' s Airblue expands fleet with Airbus A320
13 November 2007 Press Release

Airblue, Pakistan's fastest-growing airline has signed a firm contract for eight Airbus A320s, taking their total order for the A320 Family to 14. In late November 2006, Airblue signed firm contracts for six Airbus A320s.

 

The aircraft will be configured to seat 157 passengers in two classes. Ai...

Al Jaber Aviation orders two Airbus A318 Elites and expresses interest in two Airbus A380s

13 November 2007 Press Release

Al Jaber Aviation, a member of the Al Jaber Group, has placed a firm order for two Airbus A318 Elites and has signed a letter of interest for two Airbus A380s.

 

?The letter of interest for the A380 is very preliminary at the present time,? says John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer, Customers. ?But ...

Yemenia orders ten Airbus A350 XWBs

Yemenia orders ten Airbus A350 XWBs
13 November 2007 Press Release

Yemenia, the official carrier of the state of Yemen, based in Sanaa, has signed a firm contract for ten Airbus A350 XWB aircraft as part of its long haul fleet modernization programme. The selection of the A350-800 by the airline followed a thorough evaluation of the aircraft and its competitor.

 

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Saudi Arabian Airlines chooses the Airbus A320 for fleet renewal

Saudi Arabian Airlines chooses the Airbus A320 for fleet renewal
12 November 2007 Press Release

Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudi Arabia?s national airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 22 Airbus A320 aircraft as part of the fleet modernisation plans. The agreement allows Saudia to increase the order by eight further A320s.

 

The agreement marks a period of rapid expansion...

HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal places first order for A380 flying palace

HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal places first order for A380 flying palace
12 November 2007 Press Release

HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding company, has signed a firm order with Airbus for an A380 Flying Palace, becoming the first customer for the VIP version of the new double-deck airliner.

 

The A380 will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. It ...

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