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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 operates a fl...

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. China Airlines...

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 ...

'Flight of smile' for Christmas

'Flight of smile' for Christmas
11 January 2008 News in brief

'Flight of smile' for Christmas

Airbus delivers second A380 to Singapore Airlines

11 January 2008 Press Release

The second production Airbus A380 (MSN005) was handed over to Singapore Airlines on 11th January in line with the latest delivery schedule. Equipped with four Rolls Royce Trent 900 engines, the second aircraft for the first A380 operator follows the delivery of the first A380 (MSN003) that took pl...

AWAS orders 75 Airbus A320 Family aircraft

9 January 2008 Press Release

The Dublin based lessor AWAS has signed a firm contract for 75 A320 Family aircraft bringing their Airbus portfolio to a total of 145, comprising single aisle and long-range aircraft. This is the first order announced by Airbus this year. Being one of the three largest aircraft leasing companies in ...

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