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Turkish Airlines receives its first Airbus A330-200 and its first purchased Airbus A320

15 December 2005 Press Release

Turkish Airlines (THY) took delivery of the first of its five long haul Airbus A330-200s and the first of its 19 purchased Airbus A320s, during a recent ceremony held in Istanbul. The A330-200 aircraft are powered by General Electric CF6-80E1 engines and the A320s by International Aero Engines V2500...

Airbus announces third consecutive spare parts price freeze

13 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus has today announced its decision not to increase prices for Airbus proprietary parts in 2006, thus keeping prices at the current level. This follows price reduction and price freeze initiatives taken by Airbus Spares Support and Services over the recent years. This third consecutive price fre...

UPS signs firm contract for A380

13 December 2005 Press Release

Following a commitment announced in January 2005, Atlanta, Georgia-based UPS has formally signed the contract for 10 Airbus A380 freighter aircraft.



Deliveries to UPS are scheduled between 2009 and 2012. The company has not yet made its engine selection.



"The A380?s strength as a ...

Aegean Airlines becomes new Airbus customer ordering eight Airbus A320s with an option for another 12 A320s

Aegean Airlines becomes new Airbus customer ordering eight Airbus A320s with an option for another 12 A320s
12 December 2005 Press Release

Aegean Airlines, the fast-growing Greek airline, has placed a firm order for eight A320s, with options for an additional twelve A320 family aircraft.



The new A320s will replace older aircraft in Aegean's fleet, and also be used for expansion on both domestic and international routes f...

AirAsia initiates total fleet renewal with Airbus A320

AirAsia initiates total fleet renewal with Airbus A320
9 December 2005 Press Release

AirAsia, the region's fastest growing low cost carrier, has initiated a total fleet renewal with the delivery of the first of sixty A320s at an official ceremony held at the LIMA Airshow in Langkawi, Malaysia today. The event was attended by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Deputy Prime Minister of ...

Finnair selects A350 for future long-haul fleet

Finnair selects A350 for future long-haul fleet
7 December 2005 Press Release

After an exhaustive evaluation of the competing next generation of long-haul aircraft, Finnair has announced its decision to acquire nine Airbus A350-900s to modernise and strengthen its long-range fleet. The first A350-900s will be delivered in 2011, offering unrivalled performance and economics ac...

Germanwings confirms A319 order

Germanwings confirms A319 order
7 December 2005 Press Release

Germanwings, the rapidly-expanding Cologne-based low-cost carrier (LCC), has signed a contract for 18 Airbus A319s. The order follows an earlier announcement of the airline?s decision to further expand its fleet of Airbus single-aisle aircraft. The new aircraft are the first that Germanwings has acq...

Philippine Airlines selects more A320s for fleet modernisation

Philippine Airlines selects more A320s for fleet modernisation
6 December 2005 Press Release

Philippine Airlines has placed a firm order with Airbus for nine A320s and taken options on a further five aircraft, as part of its long term fleet modernisation programme. In addition, the airline will be leasing two new A320s and two new A319s from GE Capital Aviation Services. The A320s will be c...

CASGC signs agreement for largest ever Chinese order with purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft

CASGC signs agreement for largest ever Chinese order with purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft
5 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus is setting a new and significant record in its 20 years of close cooperation with the Chinese civil aviation industry by signing a General Terms Agreement (GTA) for the purchase of 150 A320 family aircraft with China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group (CASGC) during the visit of Chines...

Airbus to extend industrial cooperation with China

Airbus to extend industrial cooperation with China
4 December 2005 Press Release

The National Development & Reform Commission of China (NDRC) and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding about the cooperation between the Chinese civil aviation industry and the European manufacturer. The MOU sets the frame for a further upgrade of the cooperation between both parties....

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