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Aviation Capital Group to acquire 23 additional A320 Family aircraft

Aviation Capital Group to acquire 23 additional A320 Family aircraft
15 July 2008 Press Release

United States based lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 23 Airbus A320 Family aircraft. With this contract, the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp will have ordered 68 A320 Family aircraft since March 2007 and will have 148 A320 Family air...

Qatar Airways to acquire four additional Airbus A321s

Qatar Airways to acquire four additional Airbus A321s
15 July 2008 Press Release

Qatar Airways, the national airline of Qatar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purchase of four Airbus A321 aircraft. The agreement was signed at a ceremony at the 46th Farnborough International Airshow by Qatar Airway?s Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, and Airbus Preside...

Airbus single-aisle family "approved" for on-board mobile phone system

15 July 2008 Press Release

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted Airbus the certification for the OnAir mobile telephony system on-board its whole A320 Family. The approval granted by the Agency covers all single-aisle types, the A318, A319, A320 and A321, and follows the first individual certification that was...

Aircraft lessor DAE Capital signs firm order for 100 Airbus aircraft

15 July 2008 Press Release

DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing and financing division of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 30 Airbus A350-900 and 70 Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the Dubai air show in November 2007.

 

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Tunisair places firm order with Airbus for A350s, A330s and A320s

Tunisair places firm order with Airbus for A350s, A330s and A320s
15 July 2008 Press Release

North African airline Tunisair, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the acquisition of three A350-800s, three A330-200s and ten A320s, as part of an important fleet development plan that will modernise and expand the fleet of this growing airline. W...

Airbus' order backlog increasing further during the first six months of 2008

Airbus' order backlog increasing further during the first six months of 2008
14 July 2008 Press Release

 

During the six-month period from January to June 2008, Airbus achieved a healthy gross order total of 525 aircraft units and a leading market share of 52 per cent. In dollar terms, this represents a total value of $62bn, based on current list prices. The orders during this period comprise 33...

VSMPO signs agreement on titanium E

14 July 2008 Press Release

VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation, the Russian Titanium manufacturer, Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer, and its shareholder EADS, the European Aerospace and Defense Company, signed a framework agreement on titanium supply.

The agreement covers the supply of Titanium to Airbus and others EADS Division...

Saudi Arabian Airlines orders eight A330s

Saudi Arabian Airlines orders eight A330s
14 July 2008 Press Release

Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudi Arabia?s national airline, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for eight A330-300 wide body aircraft, as part of its fleet modernisation plan.

 

The contract follows one for 22 Airbus A320s signed at the end of 2007, marking the first agreement between Saudi Arab...

Etihad Airways buys 55 Airbus aircraft, including the A380 and A350

Etihad Airways buys 55 Airbus aircraft, including the A380 and A350
14 July 2008 Press Release

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 20 A320s, 25 A350 XWBs and 10 Airbus A380 aircraft.  The agreement was signed by James Hogan, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways and Tom Enders, Airbus President and CEO durin...

The first A330-200F begins production

10 July 2008 Feature story

Fuselage sections and other parts for the new A330-200F freighter aircraft are now taking shape throughout Airbus' production network.

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