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Aeroflot orders 22 A350 XWBs and additional five A321s

Aeroflot orders 22 A350 XWBs and additional five A321s
20 June 2007 Press Release

The Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has placed a firm order for 22 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, confirming its initial commitment signed last March. In addition, Aeroflot has signed a contract for the purchase of five additional A321s. Aeroflot will also operate a further ten new A330-200s, which will be...

Lybian Airlines to order 15 Airbus aircraft including A350s, A330s and A320s

Lybian Airlines to order 15 Airbus aircraft including A350s, A330s and A320s
20 June 2007 Press Release

Libyan Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of four A350s, four A330-200s and seven A320s, thus modernising its fleet with the newest technology aircraft. The Libyan flag carrier will use the new aircraft to replace and expand its existing fleet. ...

Kingfisher agrees to buy 50 Airbus widebody and single aisle aircraft

Kingfisher agrees to buy 50 Airbus widebody and single aisle aircraft
20 June 2007 Press Release

Kingfisher Airlines, the carrier headquartered in Mumbai, India has agreed to purchase up to 50 aircraft from Airbus. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Dr Vijay Mallya, UB Group Chairman, the parent company of Kingfisher Airlines and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer ...

Leasing company CIT firms up A350 XWB order and adds 25 A320 Family aircraft

Leasing company CIT firms up A350 XWB order and adds 25 A320 Family aircraft
20 June 2007 Press Release

CIT Aerospace, a business unit of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a leading global provider of commercial and consumer finance solutions, has signed a firm contract for seven A350 XWBs, firming up on its prior commitment for five A350s and simultaneously increasing its order. CIT has also signed a ...

Airbus first to receive certification for on-board mobile phone system

19 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus is first to receive airworthiness certification for a cell-phone system on board an aircraft. On 18th June 2007, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved Airbus? GSM on-board system.

 

The EASA airworthiness certification comes after successful tests were carried out by Airbu...

A380 Flight Test Team awarded prestigious Flight Award

19 June 2007 Press Release

The A380 Flight Test Team has received a prestigious Flight Award, recognizing the person or team that have displayed world-class professionalism in the manufacturing sector of propulsion, systems or avionics. 

 

?Rarely has a team of this type worked in such intense publicity as the winners...

Thai Airways International orders more A330s for regional fleet development and reconfirms its A380 order

19 June 2007 Press Release

Thai Airways International has placed a firm order for eight additional A330-300s, taking another significant step in its long-term Airbus fleet development plan. The new A330-300s will provide extra capacity on Thai Airways International?s extensive regional network from 2008 onwards. Thai Airways ...

Fly Asian Express orders 15 A330s for new long haul low cost operation

Fly Asian Express orders 15 A330s for new long haul low cost operation
19 June 2007 Press Release

Fly Asian Express (FAX) has signed a contract for the purchase of 15 A330-300s, increasing its initial commitment by five aircraft.  This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for 10 A330s in April 2007.  The first new A330 will be delivered to FAX, the operating company f...

Intrepid Aviation orders 20 A330 Freighters

Intrepid Aviation orders 20 A330 Freighters
19 June 2007 Press Release

Intrepid Aviation Group has signed with Airbus a firm order for the purchase of 20 A330-200Fs, the newest freighter model offered by Airbus.  This is the largest order received for this aircraft so far. Following a letter of intent signed in the fourth quarter of last year, Intrepid?s order h...

Emirates Airline agrees to buy eight additional Airbus A380s

Emirates Airline agrees to buy eight additional Airbus A380s
18 June 2007 Press Release

 

Dubai based Emirates Airline has signed an agreement to buy eight additional A380 aircraft, taking their total order for the aircraft to 55. The letter of Intent was signed at the 47th International Paris Air show at le Bourget between Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman, Emirates Group an...

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