flyadeal, the newly-established low fare airline in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), received its first aircraft and the first of eight Airbus A320ceo aircraft, becoming the newest operator of the Airbus A320 FamilyAIRBUS
This video recaps a wide range of commercial and operational achievements for Airbus during 2015. Highlights for the year included the company’s 9,000th total aircraft delivery, the official inauguration of the new U.S.-based A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, as well as key milestones for the company’s market-leading product line of advanced and modern jetliners.
The delivery of Kuwait Airways’ no. 1 A320 with fuel-saving Sharklets was marked during a special ceremony in December 2014, which included comments from Rasha Al Roumi, Kuwait Airways Managing Director & CEO; Airbus Head of Customer Services Didier Lux; and Thomas Rupp, VP Airbus Programs for CFM International.
Airbus' next-generation A350 XWB made its first appearance at Doha's Hamad International Airport, as part of preparations for its planned 2014 service entry with launch customer Qatar Airways. This flight-test aircraft – designated MSN3 in Airbus' numbering system – stopped over in the Middle East on its way to the Singapore Airshow.