Paris Airshow, Le Bourget 2007

Renewed momentum for Airbus' leading products, ends Paris Air Show with 425 firm orders

22 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus ends the 47

National Air Services (NAS) signs to buy up to 38 A320 Family aircraft

22 June 2007 Press Release

Riyadh based National Air Services (NAS) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to buy up to 38 Airbus A320 Family aircraft for the company?s budget airline arm, NASair. The agreement was signed at the 47th International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget. The agreement includes 20 firm commitments and 18

The A330-200 steps up to its new role as a flying petrol station

21 June 2007

The latest derivative of Airbus’ popular A330 is making its world debut at the 2007 Paris Air Show, but this twin-engine widebody is not surrounded by the glamour normally associated with the rollout of a new jetliner.

Painted in the subdued grey colours of the Royal

Why the world's biggest jetliner is a "whispering giant"

21 June 2007

When it comes to making the A380 one of the quietest aircraft in the sky, it's the small details tha count... in fact, more than 3 million of them!

A harvest of orders for Airbus

21 June 2007 Headline news


A harvest of orders for Airbus

Tiger Airways orders up to 50 more A320 aircraft

Tiger Airways orders up to 50 more A320 aircraft
21 June 2007 Press Release

Tiger Airways, Singapore's fast growing low-fare carrier, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an additional 30 Airbus A320s and 20 options. Tiger Airways currently operates a fleet of nine A320s, with 11 more to be delivered by 2010. With the latest order, Tiger Airways' fleet has the...

Mandala Airlines places first A320 order from Indonesia

Mandala Airlines places first A320 order from Indonesia
21 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

Hong Kong airlines buys 51 widebody and single aisle Airbus aircraft

Hong Kong airlines buys 51 widebody and single aisle Airbus aircraft
21 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

BAA Jet management becomes new Airbus ACJ customer

21 June 2007 Press Release

BAA Jet Management has placed a commitment for an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), becoming the first customer for the type to be based in Hong Kong with extensive business there and in mainland China. The order reinforces the Airbus ACJ Family?s leadership of top-of-the-line corporate jet sa

Avianca orders 19 additional Airbus aircraft

21 June 2007 Press Release

Colombia?s national flag carrier Avianca has signed a firm contract for 19 additional Airbus aircraft of which 14 A320 Family aircraft and five A330-200s. This additional order converts options. It brings the total of firm orders from Avianca up to 57 Airbus aircraft.

The A330/A340: more orders from a growing international customer base

The A330/A340: more orders from a growing international customer base
20 June 2007

The A330/A340 Family, which provided Airbus’ entry into the high-capacity, long-range marketplace beginning in the early 1990s, continues its sales success, with yet another increase in production rate now under consideration.

Flyington Freighters order six additional Airbus A330-200F aircraft

20 June 2007 Press Release

Flyington Freighters, the Reddy family?s air freight company have ordered an additional six Airbus A330-200F. The agreement signed at the 47th International Paris Air show at Le Bourget takes their total order for the aircraft to 12.

MNG Airlines orders A330 Freighter

MNG Airlines orders A330 Freighter
20 June 2007 Press Release

MNG Airlines, the largest Turkish cargo operator, has placed a firm order with Airbus for two A330-200Fs, plus one option.  This follows the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed in January this year, following the industrial launch of the A330 Freighter. 

Aircastle orders 15 A330 Freighters

Ural Airlines to order five Airbus A320

Ural Airlines to order five Airbus A320
20 June 2007 Press Release

Ural Airlines, one of the leading Russian airlines, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of five Airbus A320 aircraft as part of the modernisation of its medium range fleet. 

Airbus recognises suppliers for best performance for in-service aircraft support

20 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus highlights its top performing suppliers in its Annual Supplier Support Rating, which reflects the results of the 2006 Customer satisfaction survey of Suppliers In-service Support Performances.

This survey is designed by Airbus to identify Suppliers performance

Etihad Airways order 12 wide-body Airbus aircraft

Etihad Airways order 12 wide-body Airbus aircraft
20 June 2007 Press Release

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 12 Airbus wide-body aircraft including the newest model in its freighter product range, the A330-200F. The order is for five A330-200s, four A340-600s and three A330-2

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

19 June 2007

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.

The A380: designed for world growth and the environment

The A380: designed for world growth and the environment
19 June 2007

The startup of A380 airline service will bring about a “step change” as important as the 1970’s introduction of widebody aircraft – a development that literally reshaped the air transport industry forever.

Airbus is back!

Airbus is back!
19 June 2007

After a day filled with successive announcements of new orders, Airbus President and CEO, Louis Gallois opened the traditional press conference with a simple but strong statement: “I can tell you with full confidence that Airbus is back,” he declared before introducing the new management present on ...

Respecting the environment with the A380 and A350 WXB

Respecting the environment with the A380 and A350 WXB
19 June 2007

Airbus’ two newest-generation jetliners – the A380 and A350 XWB – will have a lower environmental impact as a result of their reduced fuel consumption, quieter operation and lower emission levels.

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

 

 

Intrepid Aviation orders 20 A330 Freighters

Intrepid Aviation orders 20 A330 Freighters
19 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

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. 

Airbus set to break 2005 record number of announcements

18 June 2007

The air show in Paris opened with an extraordinary series of announcements by Airbus. As one press conference followed another throughout the day, the total number of aircraft orders and commitments continued to climb. By the end of afternoon, John Leahy, Airbus COO – Customers announced a total of ...

Emirates Airline agrees to buy eight additional Airbus A380s

18 June 2007

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 and ...

Air France to order two additional A380s and 18 A320 Family aircraft

Air France to order two additional A380s and 18 A320 Family aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

S7 Group orders 25 A320 aircraft

S7 Group orders 25 A320 aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

S7 Group, the managing company of S7 Airlines, has announced the purchase of 25 Airbus A320 aircraft. This deal marks the first time S7 Group has purchased aircraft directly from Airbus. The aircrafts will be operated by S7 Airlines, the largest Russian domestic carrier. 

Aircraft financer GECAS orders 60 A320 Family aircraft

Aircraft financer GECAS orders 60 A320 Family aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS), a unit of GE and a leading aircraft financier has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 60 additional A320 Family aircraft.

US Airways signs on with Airbus for fleet renewal; Airline increases order for A350 XWB aircraft

US Airways signs on with Airbus for fleet renewal; Airline increases order for A350 XWB aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

US Airways and Airbus have agreed to terms for the airline to buy 92 Airbus aircraft for the airline's future fleet renewal needs. Included are orders for 22 of the all-new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.  The 92 total firm orders are comprised of 22 A350-800s, 10 A330-200s and 60 A320-family

Jazeera Airways orders 30 Airbus A320 aircraft

Jazeera Airways orders 30 Airbus A320 aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

Kuwait and Dubai based Jazeera Airways, the first private airline in the Middle East has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 30 Airbus A320 aircraft. The agreement quadruples the number of aircraft Jazeera Airways have ordered from Airbus from 10 to 40 A320s.

Nouvelair orders new A320s

18 June 2007 Press Release

Tunisian carrier Nouvelair has signed a contract for the purchase of two A320s. The Monastir-based charter carrier belongs to the Tunisian Travel Service (TTS) group, one of the leading companies of the Tunisian tourism industry. 

Airbus A380 on flying display at Le Bourget 2007

12 June 2007

Airbus, the world's leading aircraft manufacturer by deliveries, comes to the Paris International Air Show (18th to 24th June) at the Le Bourget Airport close to Paris, bringing three aircraft to the display.

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