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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 ...

New aircraft lessor DAE Capital buys 100 Airbus aircraft

12 November 2007 Press Release

DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing and financing division of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy 100 aircraft from Airbus. The order is for 70 A320 Family and 30 A350 XWB Family aircraft.

 

DAE Capital aims to become a leading lessor based in the...

Air Arabia spreads its wings with 34 new Airbus A320s

Air Arabia spreads its wings with 34 new Airbus A320s
12 November 2007 Press Release

Air Arabia, the first and largest low cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, has signed a firm contract for 34 Airbus A320 aircraft with an option for 15 more. The airline, based at Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates, has yet to specify the engines to be installed on it...

Airbus A320 Family first to be approved for new precision Microwave Landing System

12 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A320 Family obtained Category IIIb approval for the first time on a commercial aircraft, for a new precision approach and landing system called the Microwave Landing System (MLS) that increases airport capacity. The approval was granted by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Fir...

National Air Services (NAS) firms up purchase of 20 A320 Family aircraft

National Air Services (NAS) firms up purchase of 20 A320 Family aircraft
11 November 2007 Press Release

Riyadh based National Air Services (NAS) has signed a firm contract to buy 20 Airbus A320 Family aircraft for the company?s budget airline arm, nasair, following an earlier agreement signed at the 47th International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget. The agreement includes 18 purchase rights.

 

nasair i...

C-Jet orders an Airbus ACJ

C-Jet orders an Airbus ACJ
11 November 2007 Press Release

C Jet Limited, the aviation company of a private individual based in Hong Kong, has placed a firm order for an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), becoming a new customer.

 

C Jet Ltd?s Airbus ACJ will feature a luxurious interior based on the Prestige cabin-concept, which features a lounge, dining ar...

Emirates Airline buys 65 Airbus A350s and 11 additional A380s

Emirates Airline buys 65 Airbus A350s and 11 additional A380s
11 November 2007 Press Release

After an intensive evaluation process, Dubai based Emirates Airline has signed a firm contract for 81 Airbus wide-body aircraft (50 Airbus A350XWB 900 plus 20 -1000, and 11 additional A380s) in an agreement which could eventually rise to 131 aircraft. The order  was signed at the 10th Duba...

Singapore Airlines is first to sign up for new Airbus service for the A380

9 November 2007 Press Release

Singapore Airlines is the first customer for A380 Flight Hour Services, a new Airbus support package designed to provide airlines with enhanced maintenance and logistics support for spare parts and services for their A380s. The agreement signed with Singapore Airlines is for an initial ten year per...

A380 world tour continues with the first visit to Montreal

7 November 2007 Press Release

The Airbus A380 will continue its world tour with a visit to Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport - in Quebec (Canada), on 12th November 2007. The world's largest commercial airliner, which is also the most technically advanced and environmentally friendly civil aircraft in the...

"A big fella and a beauty": historic first commercial flight of the A380

"A big fella and a beauty": historic first commercial flight of the A380
26 October 2007 Headline news

"A big fella and a beauty": historic first commercial flight of the A380

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