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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 ...

AirAsia X takes delivery of first A330

AirAsia X takes delivery of first A330
31 October 2008 Press Release

AirAsia X, the long haul low cost unit of the Malaysia-based AirAsia Group, has taken delivery of its first new A330-300. The aircraft was handed over at a special ceremony at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse today in the presence of the Malaysian Minister of Transport, Dato? Ong Tee Keat.

 

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Airbus takes part in the European City of Science at the Grand Palais in Paris, from 14 to 16 November 2008

28 October 2008 Press Release

Airbus will be taking part in the European City of Science between 14 and 16 November 2008, at the Grand Palais in Paris. Airbus will present research and innovation projects, carried out in European partnerships, as part of Airbus' eco-efficient commitment to the environment. Organised by the ...

Airbus celebrates first anniversary of A380 entry into service

25 October 2008 Press Release

Today, the A380, flagship of the 21st century, celebrates the first anniversary of its entry into service. The first A380 was handed over to Singapore Airlines on 15th October 2007. Their new ?Queen of the Skies? entered service on 25th October 2007 with a special charity flight between Singapore an...

Croatia Airlines to acquire four additional A320 family aircraft

Croatia Airlines to acquire four additional A320 family aircraft
22 October 2008 Press Release

Croatia Airlines, the flag carrier of the Republic of Croatia, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the purchase of four A319s to add to its growing medium haul fleet aircraft. The new A319s will join its eight A320 Family aircraft already in operation. Croatia Airlines' A319s will featur...

Airbus kicks off long term flight test research into new engine architectures with Pratt and Whitney?s Geared Turbofan concept

Airbus kicks off long term flight test research into new engine architectures with Pratt and Whitney?s Geared Turbofan concept
14 October 2008 Press Release

As part of Airbus' on-going, extensive research and development into future technology options, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney (P&W) have commenced a series of flight tests to evaluate the 'PurePower' PW1000G technology demonstrator engine which features P&W's patented &a...

Airbus challenges students to shape the world of aviation

14 October 2008 Press Release

Airbus is launching an international competition "Fly Your Ideas" for student teams worldwide to come up with innovative ideas to shape the future of aviation and help to enhance the sector's eco-efficiency. The objective: creating more value with less impact on the environment. The compet...

Volaris takes delivery of its first Airbus A320

13 October 2008 Press Release

Volaris, a Mexican low-fare airline based in Toluca, Mexico, has received its first Airbus A320 from Airbus. The aircraft was handed over to Dr. Pedro Aspe, Chairman of Volaris, at a ceremony held in Toulouse in the presence of Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders. In January 2006, Volaris had signed...

Avianca takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-200

3 October 2008 Press Release

The Colombian flag carrier Avianca took delivery of its first Airbus A330-200 today. This A330 is the first of ten aircraft of this type to be delivered to the prestigious airline. This aircraft is part of an Avianca order for 57 Airbus aircraft, which was signed in May 2007, and includes 47 Airbus ...

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