Archive for November 2015

TAP Portugal orders 14 A330-900neo and 39 A320neo

TAP Portugal has signed a firm order with Airbus for 53 Widebody and single aisle aircraft including 14 A330-900neo, and 39 A320neo Family aircraft (15 A320neos and 24 A321neos). The aircraft will join TAP Portugal’s fleet as part of its fleet renewal announced by the airline’s new majority owner Atlantic Gateway. As part of the…

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Vietjet to expand its fleet with order for 30 additional A321s

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has placed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 30 more A321s (9 A321ceo and 21 A321neo). The order was signed at the Dubai Airshow by Vietjet President and CEO, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers. “The order for additional A321s responds to our…

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IAG converts four A330s and 15 A320neo aircraft into firm orders

The Board of the International Airlines Group (IAG) has firmed up orders for 19 additional widebody and single aisle aircraft (2 A330-200s, 2 A330-300s and 15 A320neos). This latest agreement with IAG and its airlines takes their cumulative Airbus orders to a total of nearly 470 aircraft. The two A330-200s will be assigned to Iberia…

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EVA Air Celebrate 777-300ER Delivery with New Livery

EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and EVA Air celebrated the unveiling of the airline’s new livery during a delivery ceremony for the carrier’s 22nd 777-300ER (Extended Range). EVA Chairman K.W. Chang. “EVA was a launch customer for the 777-300ER in 2005 and the aircraft has become the backbone of our long-haul fleet. By the…

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Ryanair Celebrate Milestone 375th N G 737-800 Delivery

SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ryanair celebrated the Irish low-cost carrier’s 375th direct delivery of a Next-Generation 737-800 today. Ryanair is the largest Next Generation 737-800 customer in the world having ordered more than 530 of the airplane type. “As Europe’s largest airline, the reliability and customer appeal of the Boeing 737-800 aircraft…

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Jet Airways Announce Order for 75 737 MAX 8

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, announced an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes at the 2015 Dubai Airshow. The announcement marks the largest order in Jet Airways’ history and supports the airline’s replacement strategy to have the most modern and environmentally progressive airplane…

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International and domestic traffic powers Middle East growth

Aviation growth in the Middle East has been so impressive; few regions of the world can match it. In the last decade, travel to from and within the region has quadrupled earning the region the title of today’s aviation crossroads. Thanks to aircraft like the A380, the A350 XWB, the A330 and A330neo, now well…

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Korean Air finalises order for 30 A321neo

Korean Air has signed a contract with Airbus covering a firm order for 30 A321neo aircraft plus 20 options, becoming a new customer for the best-selling single aisle A320 Family. The purchase agreement finalises a commitment announced earlier this year and was signed in Seoul by Walter Cho Won Tae, Korean Air Executive Vice President…

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Asiana Airlines finalises order for 25 A321neo aircraft

South Korea’s Asiana Airlines has placed a firm order with Airbus for 25 A321neo aircraft. The contract, which finalises a commitment announced earlier this year, was signed at a special ceremony in Seoul by Kim Soo Cheon, President & CEO, Asiana Airlines and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO. Seating 180 passengers in a two…

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