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5,000th Airbus aircraft to be delivered to Qantas

5,000th Airbus aircraft to be delivered to Qantas
13 December 2007 Press Release

Airbus will celebrate tomorrow another major milestone in its relatively short but successful existence - the delivery of its 5,000th aircraft, an A330-200, to Australian customer, Qantas, at a special ceremony in Toulouse. Thirty three years ago, in May 1974, Airbus delivered its very first aircraf...

Finnair orders one more A330-300 for long-haul fleet

Finnair orders one more A330-300 for long-haul fleet
12 December 2007 Press Release

Finnair today has placed a firm order with Airbus for an additional A330-300 long-range aircraft for delivery in spring 2009. This new order brings the total number of Finnair's Airbus wide-body aircraft to 22, including seven A330-300s, four A340-300s and eleven A350 XWB. They contribute t...

First A380 visit to Argentina and Brazil

First A380 visit to Argentina and Brazil
11 December 2007 Headline news

First A380 visit to Argentina and Brazil

Saudi Arabian Airlines firm up contract for Airbus A320

Saudi Arabian Airlines firm up contract for Airbus A320
11 December 2007 Press Release

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), Saudi Arabia's national airline, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 22 A320 aircraft, as part of its fleet modernisation plan. This follows the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the 10th Dubai Airshow in November 2007. The agreement allows Saud...

China Airlines chooses Airbus A350 XWB for their future medium capacity long-haul fleet

11 December 2007 Press Release

China Airlines, Taiwan's largest carrier, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Airbus for the acquisition of 14 A350-900 plus an additional six on option. The new generation medium capacity long-haul aircraft has been selected as part of their future fleet modernisation programme. China Air...

Libyan Airlines confirms order for 15 Airbus aircraft including A350s, A330s and A320s

Libyan Airlines confirms order for 15 Airbus aircraft including A350s, A330s and A320s
10 December 2007 Press Release

Libyan Airlines has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 15 Airbus aircraft, including four A350-800s, four A330-200s and seven A320s, thus confirming its initial agreement signed in June this year. The Libyan flag carrier will use the new aircraft to replace and expand its existing fleet. The...

Afriqiyah Airways confirms order for six A350s

Afriqiyah Airways confirms order for six A350s
10 December 2007 Press Release

Afriqiyah Airways has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the purchase of six A350-800s for its long-term expansion plan. This comes in addition to the 14 A320 Family aircraft and three A330-200s this young and dynamic airline from Libya already has on order. With deliveries to Afriqiyah commenci...

Cathay Pacific adds eight A330 aircraft to Airbus fleet

Cathay Pacific adds eight A330 aircraft to Airbus fleet
6 December 2007 Press Release

Cathay Pacific Airways has signed a contract with Airbus to further expand its A330 widebody fleet with the addition of eight A330-300 aircraft. The new aircraft, powered by Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines, are scheduled for delivery before the end of 2012. The Hong Kong based carrier, together with s...

The A380 in Sydney for Qantas familiarisation

The A380 in Sydney for Qantas familiarisation
5 December 2007 Headline news

The A380 in Sydney for Qantas familiarisation

AirAsia to become largest airline customer for A320 aircraft

AirAsia to become largest airline customer for A320 aircraft
5 December 2007 Press Release

AirAsia, the region's largest low-cost carrier, has placed a firm order for an additional 25 A320s. The latest contract brings AirAsia Group's (Malaysia AirAsia, Thai AirAsia and Indonesia AirAsia) total orders to 175 A320 aircraft and makes it the largest airline customer for this particu...

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