Archive for January 2016

Gulf Air orders 29 A320neo aircraft

As part of its fleet renewal strategy, Gulf Air has announced a firm order of 29 A320neo Family. The new order includes 17 A321neo and 12 A320neo of which 10 A320neo have been confirmed in 2012. The contract was signed today at the Bahrain International Airshow between Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam, A/Chief Executive Officer,…

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New era in commercial aviation the A320Neo

The Lufthansa Group, Airbus’ largest airline customer and operator, marks a major step in aviation history today by taking delivery of the first A320neo, the world’s best-selling and most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. Equipped with all new technology Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines, the A320neo sets a new, even higher standard in…

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K5 Aviation orders Airbus ACJ319neo

K5 Aviation GmbH of Germany has firmed up a previously announced commitment for an Airbus ACJ319neo, adding to the growing number of orders for the world’s newest private jet family, which includes the ACJ320neo launched in 2015. The ACJ319neo will be operated by K5 Aviation, which will be the first to fly the new type.…

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Embraer Expands E-Jets customer base in Europe

São José dos Campos, Brazil– Austrian Airlines has become the most recent customer of the Embraer E-Jets. The carrier launched scheduled flight with the E195 from Vienna to several Central European destinations like Belgrad, Warschau, Hamburg, Thessaloniki and Tirana, among others. The airline started to incorporate 17 used E195s to its fleet last autumn. This…

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Air China Finalize Order for Six 777-300ERs

SEATTLE / Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Air China announced an order for six additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order is valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices and bolsters Air China’s long-haul widebody fleet as it looks to expand its international network. China’s flag carrier continues to modernize its long-haul fleet to…

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BOC Aviation orders 30 A320

BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based global aircraft leasing company owned by Bank of China, has announced an order for an additional 30 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 18 A320neo Family aircraft and 12 A320ceo Family aircraft. “This order underscores our continued confidence in the reliability and operational efficiency of the A320 family aircraft, and reflects its popularity…

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