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Jetstar orders Airbus A320 for low-cost carrier fleet

17 December 2003 Press Release

Qantas Airways? new low-cost carrier, Jetstar, has signed a contract with Airbus for 20 A320s and taken options on a further 40. Together with three leased A320s, Jetstar will operate an all-Airbus fleet of 23 Aircraft by mid 2005.

Melbourne-based Jetstar will use its A320s on services withi...

LanChile takes delivery of its first Airbus A319

15 December 2003 Press Release

Chilean flag carrier LanChile took delivery of its first A319 from Airbus. The airline already successfully operates a fleet of 14 A320s and four A340s. The arrival of the A319 at the carrier's base in Santiago represents a further step in LanChile's fleet modernisation plans. The A319 wil...

PMB confirms Airbus A380 purchase for Malaysia Airlines' operation

11 December 2003 Press Release

Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad (PMB), parent company of Malaysia Airlines, signed a firm contract for six A380-800 passenger aircraft with Airbus, firming up an earlier commitment announced in January this year.

Deliveries to PMB are scheduled to begin in 2007. The A380s will be operated by Ma...

First Airbus A310 to be used for in-flight refuelling makes its debut

9 December 2003 Press Release

The first Airbus A310 MRTT (Multi-Role Transport Tanker) converted for in-flight refuelling made its debut in Dresden, Germany, today. The German Air Force's A310 MRTT is currently the world's most modern aircraft to be used for in-flight refuelling. As a multi-role transport aircraft, it ...



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