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Hong Kong Airlines seals Airbus deal at Asian Aerospace

12 September 2007 Press Release

Hong Kong Airlines has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 30 A320 Family aircraft, 20 A330s and one ACJ, herewith firming up an initial commitment announced at Le Bourget Airshow in Paris in June. Engine choices have yet to be finalised. Since the company was established in 2001, Hong Kong Airli...

Airbus top management team confirmed

12 September 2007 Press Release

Two weeks after his arrival in Toulouse, Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Enders has appointed his top management team. The new Airbus Executive Committee (EC) will comprise nine members, three less than previously. Confirmed EC Members are Chief Operating Officer (COO) Fabrice...

Brazilian airline TAM takes delivery of its first A321s

Brazilian airline TAM takes delivery of its first A321s
11 September 2007 Press Release

Leading Brazilian carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas has taken delivery of its first two A321s. TAM's new A321s are powered by International Aero Engines V2500s and seat 220 passengers in a single -class layout. TAM already operates an Airbus fleet of 86 aircraft comprising 15 A319s, 61 A320s, and 10 A3...

Aviation Capital Group orders 25 additional A320 Family aircraft

10 September 2007 Press Release

US based lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has signed a firm contract for 25 additional A320 Family aircraft, including six A319s, 15 A320s and four A321s. With this order, the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp will have 121 A320 Family aircraft in its portfolio. "We decided to add more ...

Aegean Airlines buys a further six Airbus A320s

Aegean Airlines buys a further six Airbus A320s
6 September 2007 Press Release

The fast growing Aegean Airlines has ordered six more A320s. This will eventually bring their fleet to 25 A320 Family aircraft. The first new aircraft was delivered earlier this year to the Greek airline. The airline's A320s are powered by IAE V2500 engines, and are equipped with a comfortable ...

More than 380 patents for the A380

28 August 2007 Press Release

During the A380 development phase, Airbus filed more than 380 patent applications for technologies developed for the all new double-decker. Since the programme was launched in December 2000, these new technologies have been put through rigorous testing. Significant breakthrough innovations have been...

EgyptAir buys up to eight wide-body Airbus aircraft

EgyptAir buys up to eight wide-body Airbus aircraft
27 August 2007 Press Release

EgyptAir, headquartered in Cairo has signed a firm contract to buy five A330-200 wide-body aircraft with an option for an additional three. "Expanding our fleet with the Airbus A330-200 will allow EgyptAir to continue its impressive route network growth which now numbers over 60 international d...

Airbus A318 Elite to make NBAA debut

23 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A318 Elite, the newest member of the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family, will be displayed at NBAA for the first time, introducing new standards of comfort, elegance and spaciousness to the mid-size top-of-the-line market. The aircraft being displayed is the first ever produced, and...

ACT Airlines commits for two A330 freighters

17 August 2007 Press Release

ACT Airlines, headquartered in Istanbul, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for two A330-200 freighter aircraft.


"Expanding our fleet with the Airbus A330-200F will allow us to further meet Turkey's demand for air cargo transportation. The A330-200F is the ideal complem...

Airbus will deliver first A380 to Singapore Airlines on 15th October

16 August 2007 Press Release

In line with the announced plan of delivering the first A380 to Singapore Airlines in October 2007, Airbus today confirms that the formal hand-over will take place on Monday 15th of that month. After a dedicated delivery ceremony in Toulouse, the flagship of the 21st century will take-off for Singap...




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