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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.



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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 ...

International Lease Finance Corporation selects Airbus A350

International Lease Finance Corporation selects Airbus A350
22 November 2005 Press Release

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), the world?s largest commercial leasing company and a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc, has signed a contract with Airbus for 12 new A350 aircraft.

"The Airbus A350 is the natural choice for a global lessor like us," said ILFC Cha...

Kingfisher to acquire 30 more Airbus A320s

Kingfisher to acquire 30 more Airbus A320s
21 November 2005 Press Release

Kingfisher Airlines is to acquire 30 more Airbus A320 Family aircraft, continuing its major fleet expansion. Deliveries of the aircraft, which will comprise a mix of A319s and A320s, are due to begin in early 2008.

 

Kingfisher already flies seven Airbus A320s on ro

TAP to acquire 10 Airbus A350 and 7 A330 aircraft

TAP to acquire 10 Airbus A350 and 7 A330 aircraft
21 November 2005 Press Release

TAP Portugal, an all-Airbus operator, has announced the decision to acquire 10 Airbus A350s and seven Airbus A330-200s to modernise and reinforce its long-haul fleet. TAP?s decision confirms herewith the number of sales for the A350 of 143 aircraft from 10 customers.

 

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Jazeera Airways orders six more Airbus A320s

Jazeera Airways orders six more Airbus A320s
20 November 2005 Press Release

Jazeera Airways, the new, privately owned airline of Kuwait, has signed a contract with Airbus for six more Airbus A320s, taking its total orders for the model to ten.

Jazeera Airways inaugurated airline services last month with its first two aircraft. It will use the additional A320s to inc...

ALAFCO signs contract for 12 Airbus A350s

ALAFCO signs contract for 12 Airbus A350s
20 November 2005 Press Release

ALAFCO, the Kuwait-based international aircraft leasing company, has signed a contract for 12 Airbus A350s with options on six more, reaffirming the commitment that it announced in June. It is the first leasing company to select the new jetliner.

Deliveries of ALAFCO?s A350-800s are due to b...

National Air Services orders 10 Airbus A318 Elite aircraft

National Air Services orders 10 Airbus A318 Elite aircraft
19 November 2005 Press Release

National Air Services (NAS), the largest provider of VVIP and executive air transport services in the Middle East, has made a firm commitment to purchase five A318 Elites and has taken an option for five additional aircraft, becoming the launch customer in the Middle East for this new member of the ...

New A340-600 takes to the skies

New A340-600 takes to the skies
18 November 2005 Press Release

A new variant of the successful A340-500/600 Family took to the skies today during a four and half hour maiden flight over Toulouse as part of 6 month certification campaign.

The new A340-500/600 will offer customers greater range and a higher maximum payload compared to its nearest comp...

New orders and commitments announced for the Airbus family of corporate and executive jets

17 November 2005 Feature story

The National Business Aviation Association's annual meeting and convention in Florida provided the setting for Airbus to highlight its continuing sales success with the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family, which has logged 11 new orders plus four commitments so far this year.

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