AJW Capital Partners Limited, a worldwide aviation services group based in the UK, has signed a firm contract for the purchase of two Airbus A340-500s aircraft. With this order AJW Capital becomes the newest Airbus aircraft customer. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engines the aircraft features a comfortable two-class cabin for maximum passenger appeal. Commercial service will begin with an existing AJW Group customer early 2013.
“This aircraft order is an important step to further develop the global presence and product portfolio of AJW Capital Partners”, said Christopher Whiteside, President of AJW Group.
“We are very pleased to welcome AJW Capital as a new Airbus customer and we wish to congratulate them on this order’’, said John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers. ‘’We are proud that they have selected Airbus to develop their product portfolio and I look forward to our partnership”.
The A340-500 is the member of Airbus’ A330/A340 Family with to date more than 1600 aircraft sold and a customer and operator base beyond 150. Operating the world’s longest-range commercial air routes the aircraft offers maximum operational flexibility.