See the highlights from Airbus’ presence at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, during which the company announced a total of 510 new aircraft orders and commitments – including the historic Memorandum of Understanding for 430 A320neo Family jetliners negotiated by private equity firm Indigo Partners for operation by four ultra-low-cost airlines in its portfolio.
Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of 430 A320neo Family aircraft. This record-setting agreement – made public at the 2017 Dubai Airshow – marked Airbus’ largest-ever commercial jetliner announcement.
JetSMART Airlines is one of four Indigo Partners portfolio airlines that will receive A320 Family jetliners as part of the historic 430-aircraft Memorandum of Understanding announced at the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The operator’s CEO and Founder, Estuardo Ortiz, discusses the agreement in this video clip.
Enrique Beltranena, CEO of Volaris – one of Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines that will receive A320neo Family jetliners as part of an historic 430-aircraft Memorandum of Understanding – speaks at the 2017 Dubai Airshow.
Airbus' presence during the Dubai Airshow's busy second day is captured in this video. Among the highlights is a crowd-pleasing flight demonstration performed by the company's A350 XWB widebody jetliner.
Direct from the 2017 Dubai Airshow, ACJ VP Commercial Chadi Saade explains how the ACJ319 corporate jet responds to customer requirements with its best-in-class range, comfort and reliability.
The 2017 Dubai Airshow’s opening day included a key presence from Airbus. Among the highlights was a flight presentation performed by the company’s no. 2 A350-900 test aircraft.
Ethiopian Airlines’ acquisition of 12 A350 XWBs – confirmed during the 2009 Dubai Airshow – pushes this next-generation jetliner’s total sales past the 500 milestone. These highlights from the press conference include comments by Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders and Ethiopian Airlines CEO Girma Wake, who calls the carrier’s first Airbus order “the beginning of a long relationship.”
At its Dubai Airshow signing ceremony for 50 additional A380s, Emirates Airline Chairman and CEO HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum explains how these aircraft will support the airline’s route operations – particularly to airports with capacity slot constraints. He was joined for the signing by Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO.
At the Dubai Airshow signing for five A330-200 Freighter jetliners and options for eight more, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker explains how the carrier will use these aircraft in catering to the air cargo market’s growing demand. Joining the signing event in the presence of international reporters was Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Brégier.
Etihad Airways’ 117-aircraft booking announced at the Dubai Airshow is described by James Hogan, the airline’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and commented upon by Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Brégier during a press conference.
Libyan Wings’ selection of the next-generation A350 XWB and A320neo to build up its future operations was announced at the Dubai Airshow, along with its plan to begin service next year with the lease of A320ceo aircraft. Outlining the carrier’s decision is Haret Alfasi, the Applications Manager at Libyan Wings. Signing the MoU for three A350-900 versions from the A350 XWB family, along with four A320neo aircraft, is Libyan Wings Chairman Wisam Al Masri and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer - Customers.
In this video interview from the 2013 Dubai Airshow, Andreas Hermann, Airbus Vice President, Freighters – Customer Affairs provides an update on the company’s A330-200F freighter – which made headlines at the biennial event with new firm orders from Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways. Hermann also discusses Airbus’ partnership with Mercedes-Benz, which was spotlighted during the Dubai Airshow with car loading demonstrations using a Qatar A330-200F.