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Germanwings confirms A319 order

Germanwings confirms A319 order
7 December 2005 Press Release

Germanwings, the rapidly-expanding Cologne-based low-cost carrier (LCC), has signed a contract for 18 Airbus A319s. The order follows an earlier announcement of the airline?s decision to further expand its fleet of Airbus single-aisle aircraft. The new aircraft are the first that Germanwings has acq...

Growing e-catalogue to help airlines with upgrades

6 December 2005 Feature story

Airbus' growing and successful electronic catalogue is expected to provide around 120 products on the Airbus World secured portal, all while offering customers the ability to order parts, purchase cabin upgrades and see their information 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Philippine Airlines selects more A320s for fleet modernisation

Philippine Airlines selects more A320s for fleet modernisation
6 December 2005 Press Release

Philippine Airlines has placed a firm order with Airbus for nine A320s and taken options on a further five aircraft, as part of its long term fleet modernisation programme. In addition, the airline will be leasing two new A320s and two new A319s from GE Capital Aviation Services. The A320s will be c...

CASGC signs agreement for largest ever Chinese order with purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft

CASGC signs agreement for largest ever Chinese order with purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft
5 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus is setting a new and significant record in its 20 years of close cooperation with the Chinese civil aviation industry by signing a General Terms Agreement (GTA) for the purchase of 150 A320 family aircraft with China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group (CASGC) during the visit of Chines...

Airbus to extend industrial cooperation with China

Airbus to extend industrial cooperation with China
4 December 2005 Press Release

The National Development & Reform Commission of China (NDRC) and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding about the cooperation between the Chinese civil aviation industry and the European manufacturer. The MOU sets the frame for a further upgrade of the cooperation between both parties....

Airbus establishes research agreement with Australia?s CRC-ACS

1 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus is proud to announce the establishment of a Research and Technology Framework Agreement with Australia's Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures Limited (CRC-ACS) based in Melbourne, Victoria.



This Agreement follows Airbus' successful ten-year working ...

US Airways firms up order for 20 A350s

US Airways firms up order for 20 A350s
29 November 2005 Press Release

Following a commitment announced in May 2005 by US Airways and America West, US Airways Group - the merged entity of the two low-cost carriers - has firmed up their order and signed the contract for 20 Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection or seating configurat...

New Chinese airline East Star to introduce 20 Airbus A320s

28 November 2005 Press Release

East Star Airlines, a new Chinese airline based in Wuhan, today signed a Letter of Intent with Airbus for the purchase of 10 A320s plus a firm lease deal with GE Commercial Aviation Service (GECAS) for another 10 A320s, becoming a new Airbus customer in China. Deliveries of the leased A320s to East ...

Airbus announces $14 billion worth of orders during airshow

23 November 2005 Press Release

Airbus announced orders and commitments (excluding options) for 157 airliners worth around $14 billion during the Dubai air show. The deals reaffirm Airbus' leading role in the airliner business and reflect an increasingly strong market recovery.



They also take commitments for Airbus&a...

AerCap to acquire 70 Airbus A320 Family aircraft

23 November 2005 Press Release

AerCap has signed a letter of intent for the purchase of 70 Airbus A320 Family aircraft. AerCap was formerly known as debis AirFinance, which was recently acquired by Cerberus.



AerCap (then debis AirFinance) had already ordered 31 Airbus A320 Family aircraft in 1999. The new deal will take ...

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