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Archive for December 2014

First delivery of A350 XWB to Qatar Airways

Customer satisfaction means giving the airlines that operate Airbus aircraft exactly what they want. This was achieved on 22 December when A350 XWB MSN006 was delivered to launch customer Qatar Airways, widely recognized for insisting on the highest possible standards for its passengers. The airline has ordered 80 of the world’s most advanced airliners and…

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Etihad Airways receives first Airbus A380

At a ceremony in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways, one of the world’s leading airlines, welcomed the first of its ten new Airbus A380 aircraft. Etihad Airways is the thirteenth airline to operate the A380, and the aircraft is the 150th A380 delivered by Airbus. “Since its inception, Etihad Airways has experienced exponential growth and we’re…

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AirAsia X orders 55 A330neo

AirAsia X, the long haul affiliate of Asia’s largest low cost airline, has placed a firm order with Airbus for 55 A330neo aircraft. This is the largest single order to date for the best-selling A330 Family and reaffirms AirAsia X’s position as the biggest A330 airline customer worldwide, having now ordered a total of 91…

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Finnair orders eight A350 XWBs

Finnair, a launch customer for the A350 XWB, has signed an agreement, firming up the order for eight additional A350-900s. Finnair was the first airline to select the A350 XWB and will be the first European airline in autumn 2015 to receive the all new Airbus Widebody. Finnair’s A350 XWBs will seat 297 passengers in…

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SkyWest, Inc. Confirms Order for Seven E175 jets

São José dos Campos, Brazil, November 25, 2014 – Embraer S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) and SkyWest, Inc. (SkyWest), have confirmed a firm order for seven E175 jets. The aircraft will be flown by SkyWest Airlines under a Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA) with Alaska Airlines. The value of the firm order, which will be included…

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Azul orders 35 A320neo

Azul Brazilian Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 35 A320neo Family aircraft. The airline, which is also leasing another 28 A320neo aircraft, has chosen the A320neo Family to carry out domestic long haul flights and high density routes, including Campinas – Salvador and Campinas – Recife. For Azul, an important driver for selecting the…

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