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Archive for June 2015

Wizz Air signs for 110 A321neo aircraft

Wizz Air, the largest low cost carrier serving Eastern and Central Europe, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the biggest single order for the popular A321neo aircraft. The deal signed at the 51st Le Bourget International Paris Air Show pushes NEO orders and commitments beyond 4,000. Significantly the order includes the latest A321neo…

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Kuwait Airways receives its first A330-200

Kuwait Airways has taken delivery of its first A330-200, becoming a new operator for the type. In February 2014, Kuwait Airways announced the lease of 12 Airbus aircraft including 7 A320ceo and 5 A330-200s in addition to the purchase of 25 aircraft including 10 A350-900 and 15 A320neo Family aircraft marking the start of a…

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Atlantic Airways firms up order for Airbus A320

Atlantic Airways, based in the Faroe Islands has signed a firm order for one new Airbus A320. With this order Atlantic Airways becomes a new A320 customer. The aircraft will be delivered at the end of 2016, enabling the carrier to tap into the growing passenger market between the Faroes and Copenhagen. Atlantic Airways’ A320…

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Tunisair takes delivery of its first A330-200

On the occasion of the visit by Tunisia’s Minister of Transport, Mahmoud Ben Romdhane to Toulouse, Tunisia’s national airline, Tunisair, took delivery of its first A330-200 in Toulouse, thus becoming a new operator of this type of aircraft. Named “Tunis”, the wide-body aircraft flew out from Toulouse and landed at Tunis-Carthage Airport in the evening,…

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Synergy commits to 62 A320neo Family aircraft

Synergy Aerospace Corporation, Avianca’s largest shareholder and owner of Avianca Brasil, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 62 A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement paves the way for Avianca Brasil to base its fleet renewal and network growth strategy on the A320neo Family. “These 62 A320neo aircraft will make it possible for…

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VietJetAir orders six additional A321ceo

Vietnamese carrier VietJetAir has placed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of six additional A321s. The order was signed at the Paris Air Show by VietJetAir President and CEO, Madam Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, and Airbus President and CEO, Fabrice Brégier. “The A320 Family has proven to be extremely efficient in service with…

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Korean Air to order up to 50 A321neo

Korean Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire up to 50 A321neo aircraft, becoming a new customer for the best-selling single aisle A320 Family. The agreement, covering 30 aircraft plus 20 options, was announced at the Paris Air Show by Korean Air Group Chairman Cho Yang Ho and Airbus President…

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GECAS orders 60 A320neo aircraft

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the aviation leasing and financing arm of General Electric has announced a firm order for 60 A320neo Family aircraft including the A321neo at the 51st International Paris Air Show. GECAS has selected CFM’s LEAP-X engine for all 60 A320neo aircraft. The deal was jointly announced by Norman C.T. Liu, President…

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EVA Air to order four additional A330s

EVA Air of Taiwan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of four additional A330-300s. As with its existing A330 fleet, the new aircraft will be powered by CF6-80 engines by General Electric. “We are delighted that EVA Air has renewed its confidence in the A330,” said John Leahy, Airbus…

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Peach Aviation orders three A320s

Peach Aviation, Japan’s Low Cost Carrier (LCC), has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the purchase of three A320s. Signing was at the Paris Air Show, with presence of Peach Aviation President Shinichi Inoue and Airbus Chief Operating Officer-Customers, John Leahy. This is Peach’s first direct order from Airbus. Peach Aviation currently operates 14…

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