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Airbus undertakes Blended-Winglet evaluation on A320

Airbus undertakes Blended-Winglet evaluation on A320
17 December 2008 Press Release

Airbus has started flight-testing of Blended Winglet devices on an Airbus A320. The Blended Winglet technology, developed by Aviation Partners Inc. (API), has been specially adapted for these tests on the A320 Family. The objective of these tests and the subsequent evaluation is to identify both the...

Uzbekistan Airways orders four A320s

Uzbekistan Airways orders four A320s
17 December 2008 Press Release

Uzbekistan's national carrier, Uzbekistan Airways, signed a firm contract for the purchase of four A320 aircraft as part of the modernisation of its medium range fleet. In addition to six A320s already acquired by the airline in June 2007, this order will further enlarge the airline's A320...

BAA Jet Management is first with A318 Elite in Asia

BAA Jet Management is first with A318 Elite in Asia
5 December 2008 Press Release

BAA Jet Management Ltd of Hong Kong has taken delivery of its first managed Airbus aircraft, an A318 Elite, becoming the first to operate the type in the Asian region. The Airbus A318 Elite - the first to be registered in the People's Republic of China - is now based at Shenzen and is available...

Airbus Corporate Foundation takes off

Airbus Corporate Foundation takes off
2 December 2008 Press Release

Airbus has established the "Airbus Corporate Foundation" aimed at facilitating charitable activities worldwide under one roof within an international network of employees, associations and international organizations. The Airbus Corporate Foundation started its operations on 1st December, ...

Arik Air receives first A340-500

Arik Air receives first A340-500
1 December 2008 Press Release

Arik Air, the fast growing private airline based in Lagos, Nigeria, received its first A340-500 today at a ceremony at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The ceremony was conducted by John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customers, and Arik Air Chairman Sir J.I.A Arumemi-Johnson in t...

Al Jaber Aviation orders more Airbus ACJ family aircraft

Al Jaber Aviation orders more Airbus ACJ family aircraft
17 November 2008 Press Release

Al Jaber Group's new aviation division, Al Jaber Aviation (AJA), has placed a new firm order for two Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs) and revealed a previously undisclosed order for two A318 Elites, adding to a previous deal for two A318 Elites. The order makes AJA the largest single customer ...

Comlux orders extra Airbus A320 Prestige

Comlux orders extra Airbus A320 Prestige
17 November 2008 Press Release

Comlux Aviation, the VVIP charter division of Comlux The Aviation Group, has ordered a second A320 for its VVIP operation, consolidating its role as the largest operator of the Airbus ACJ Family. The new Airbus A320 will help to meet demand from the important Middle East market, and complements an A...

Air Arabia confirms the purchase of 10 new Airbus A320s

Air Arabia confirms the purchase of 10 new Airbus A320s
12 November 2008 Press Release

Air Arabia (PJSC), the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, has signed a firm contract for 10 additional A320 aircraft. The contract follows one for 34 Airbus A320s signed at the end of 2007. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Chairman, Air Arabia said, "...

Grupo Marsans places a firm order for a total of 61 aircraft, including four A380s and ten A350s

7 November 2008 Press Release

Grupo Marsans, the largest tourism and transport group in Spain and fourth in Europe, has signed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 61 Airbus aircraft including four A380s, ten A350-900s, five A330-200s and 42 A320 Family aircraft (of which 12 A319s, 25 A320s and five A321s). These aircraf...

BOC Aviation orders 20 A320 family aircraft

4 November 2008 Press Release

BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based aircraft leasing unit of Bank of China, has placed additional firm orders with Airbus for 20 A320 Family aircraft. The announcement was made today at the Zhuhai Air Show in China. "Our latest orders reflect ongoing demand for leased aircraft from the A320 Family at ...

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