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Saudi Arabian client becomes first VIPcustomer for the world's longest airliner, the Airbus A340-600

17 June 2005 Press Release

A private non-governmental business group of Saudi Arabia, which already has a VIP A320, has acquired an Airbus A340-600, becoming the first VIP customer for the ultra-long range aircraft, which is also the world?s longest airliner.


Both Airbus aircraft will be operated by Jeddah-based Natio...

Germanwings to expand Airbus fleet with additional A319s

17 June 2005 Press Release


Germanwings, the rapidly-expanding Cologne-based low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced at this year?s Le Bourget Airshow near Paris, France, that it will increase its all-Airbus fleet with an additional 18 A319s, to be purchased directly from Airbus. In addition to the 18 A319s that will be ...

Air Tahiti Nui takes delivery of fifth AIrbus A340-300

16 June 2005 Press Release


Air Tahiti Nui took delivery of its fifth Airbus A340-300, christened ?Nuku Hiva? after a French Polynesian island, during a ceremony held at the Le Bourget airshow. The aircraft was handed over to Air Tahiti Nui Chairman Patrick Leboucher by Airbus Vice President Guy Brunon.


Air Tahiti Nu...

Mexican ABC Aerolineas to acquire 10 A320s

16 June 2005 Press Release



ABC Aerolíneas of Mexico today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for the acquisition of ten new A320s plus ten options, becoming a new Airbus customer. Deliveries of the newly ordered A320s will begin in the second quarter of 2007. The engine manufacturer has not yet be...



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