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Azal Orders Airbus A319 And Airbus Corporate Jet

25 August 2004 Press Release

The State Concern of Civil Aviation Azerbaijan Hava Yollari (AZAL) has signed a contract with Airbus for three Airbus A319s and one Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ). The Baku based company thus becomes a new Airbus airline customer as well as - on behalf of the Republic of Azerbaijan a new Airbu...

Airbus Delivers First A319 Jetliner to SAA for Domestic/Regional Fleet

24 August 2004 Press Release

South African Airways (SAA) today took delivery of its first Airbus A319 twin-engined jetliner, to launch the modernisation of its domestic and regional fleet with new cost-efficient, state-of-the-art aircraft.

 

SAA has ordered 11 A319s and 15 of its slightly larger sister, the A320.  The A31...

America West Firms Up Order For A320 Family Aircraft

12 August 2004 Press Release

America West has placed a new order for ten A320s and seven A319s. This firms up a commitment announced by the airline in May 2004. America West will lease an additional four A320 Family aircraft from various lessors. One more A320 Family aircraft will be either purchased or leased ? a decision by t...

Airbus A300 freighters fly horses to Olympic and Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece

11 August 2004 Press Release

A fleet of Airbus A300 freighter aircraft has started to fly horses to Athens, Greece, to participate in the various equestrian competitions during the Olympic and Paralympic Games this year. A300B4 freighters, operated by MNG Airlines, will transport the horses from the airports in Luton, UK, and M...

Virgin To Boost Airbus Fleet By Up To 26 More A340-600 Aircraft

5 August 2004 Press Release

Virgin Atlantic Airways has committed to take delivery of another 13 new Airbus A340-600s and taken options on 13 more, in its largest ever aircraft deal.

 

Deliveries to the airline will start in the first half of 2006. The A340-600, like the smaller capacity A340-500, is powered by four high-bypa...

Turkish National Carrier Chooses Airbus For Fleet Increase

21 July 2004 Press Release

Airbus confirms that the Turkish national carrier Turkish Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of 36 Airbus single aisle and wide body aircraft, further strengthening Airbus? presence in Central Eastern Europe. The purchase agreement is expected to be signed shortly.

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Airbus acknowledges the excellent performance of its suppliers in customer support

21 July 2004 Press Release

Airbus rewarded its top ten suppliers at the Farnborough airshow during the Airbus Supplier Support Award Ceremony, for their full commitment and continued product quality improvement.

 

Airbus? top ten suppliers receiving an award for best performance are Airbus Avionics, Diehl Avionik Systeme, AO...

Kingfisher Airlines To Launch Services With Airbus A320S

21 July 2004 Press Release

Kingfisher Airlines, India?s new value-based carrier, has chosen Airbus? A320 family to inaugurate services among major Indian cities. It has signed a memorandum of understanding for the acquisition of four Airbus A320s from Airbus, and taken options on eight more. In addition, it is in negotiation ...

Etihad Selects Airbus A380 And A330/A340 Family Aircraft

20 July 2004 Press Release

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has selected Airbus widebody long-range aircraft and the new generation double-deck Airbus A380 for its future growth. The Abu Dhabi based full-service airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to purchase 24 Airbus aircr...

Airbus Publishes Second Edition Of Ehs Report

15 July 2004 Press Release

Following the first edition published in July 2002, Airbus is now publishing the second edition of its report on Environment, Health and Safety (EHS). The report, entitled "The Airbus Way Environment", is available on-line on the Airbus website www.airbus.com, and also as printed hardcopy ...

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