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Archive for August 2018

AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo

AirAsia X has placed an order with Airbus for an additional 34 A330neo widebody aircraft. The order was announced at the Farnborough Air Show in the UK by Kamarudin Meranun, AirAsia Co-Founder and AirAsia X Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman of AirAsia X and Eric Schulz, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. The…

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Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two A330-800neo, the new version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner, featuring new wings new Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines, new systems and a new Airspace cabin interior. The agreement was announced at Farnborough airshow by Ephraim Bagenda, CEO of Uganda…

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Peach Aviation to become first A321LR operator in Asia

Japan’s Peach Aviation is set to become the first Asian operator of the Airbus A321LR aircraft, following the conversion of an existing order for two A320neo aircraft. The aircraft will be joining the fleet of the Osaka-based low-cost carrier (LCC) in 2020. The A321LR is the longest-range single-aisle aircraft in the world and will enable…

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Hawaiian Airlines Finalize Order Up To 20 787 Dreamliner’s

FARNBOROUGH /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hawaiian Airlines announced the companies finalized an order for 10 787-9 Dreamliner’s, valued at $2.82 billion at list prices. The deal also includes purchase rights for 10 additional 787s. “The Dreamliner’s operational performance and passenger-friendly cabin makes it an ideal aircraft to serve as our flagship aircraft of the…

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New Commitments with Two Airlines for 15 787 Dreamliner’s

FARNBOROUGH / PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and two undisclosed airlines have reached agreements to buy a total of 15 787-9 Dreamliner’s valued at $4.2 billion per current list prices, the company announced at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. One of the airlines would become a new 787 customer. The second airline is adding more…

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Commitments for 40 High-Capacity 737 MAX 8s, 53 MAX 8 Airplanes

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and four customers have signed commitments for a total of 93 737 MAX airplanes, including a carrier that has committed to 40 of the high-capacity version of the MAX 8 airplane. The commitments, valued at nearly $11 billion at current list prices, were announced at the 2018…

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Philippine Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at a special event in Toulouse, France, becoming the 19th airline to operate the world’s most modern and efficient long range airliner. Altogether, Philippine Airlines has ordered six A350-900s, which will be primarily operated on non-stop services to Europe and North America. These will…

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VISTARA to add 50 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft to fleet

VISTARA, the New Delhi-based carrier, has signed a letter of Intent (LoI) for 13 A320neo aircraft to add to its existing portfolio of 21 Airbus airplanes, reconfirming the appeal of the best-selling single aisle family. The full-service airline has also committed to an additional 37 A320neo Family aircraft from lessors. The combined agreements would add…

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Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The order follows an earlier MoU announced at last year’s Dubai Airshow. The firm order was signed during the Farnborough International Airshow by Rakan Al-Tuwaijri, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Falcon Aviation, and Eric Schulz,…

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VietJet Sign Agreement for 100 737 MAX Airplanes

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and VietJet [HOSE: VJC] signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an additional 100 737 MAX airplanes. The agreement, which includes 80 737 MAX 10s and 20 737 MAX 8s, is valued at more than $12.7 billion at current list prices. The Vietnamese low-cost carrier will become the largest…

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