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Tag: Wide-body aircraft

Sichuan Airlines signs A350 XWB Flight Hour Services (FHS) components support and AiRTHM agreement with Airbus

Airbus’ expertise in services secures highest performance and operations of airline’s fleet  Sichuan Airlines, an all-Airbus-fleet airline based in Chengdu, has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) and Airbus Real Time Health Monitoring Service (AiRTHM) to provide components and predictive maintenance support securing the highest service level and operations for its new fleet of four… Read More ›

Ethiopian Received its Third Airbus A350 XWB

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, proudly announces that it received its third Airbus A350 XWB on February 1st, 2017. The aircraft is named after Erta Ale, a large basaltic shield volcano located in the Afar Region of north-eastern Ethiopia. Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “As part of our continuous fleet… Read More ›

Airbus Corporate Jets wins new ACJ320neo order

Deal is first to include turnkey cabin-outfitting. Airbus Corporate Jets has won a new commitment for an ACJ320neo from an undisclosed customer. The deal includes turnkey cabin outfitting – a first for the new ACJneo Family. Airbus’ ACJ319neo and ACJ320neo feature new-generation engines, sharklets and a collection of other improvements to deliver most of the… Read More ›

Boeing, SWISS Confirm Additional Order for 777-300ER

Swiss flag-carrier has ordered its 10th 777, taken delivery of six in 2016 PRNewswire — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) today confirmed a new order for one 777-300ER (Extended Range), valued at $339.6 million at list prices. The Swiss airline had previously ordered nine 777s and taken delivery of six this year… Read More ›

Jet Airways enhances domestic connectivity with the introduction of widebody services

Wide-body Airbus A330s to operate on the Mumbai – Delhi – Mumbai and Delhi – Kolkata – Delhi route. New direct flight – 9W 911/912 to connect Kochi with Delhi. Two additional domestic frequencies between Delhi and Kolkata (9W 901/902) and Bengaluru and Kolkata (9W 655/678) being introduced.   Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline,… Read More ›

South African Airways Cargo partners with STAT Trade Times for AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017

South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo), the airfreight division of South African Airways, has partnered with the STAT Trade Times publication for the Air Cargo Africa (ACA) 2017 conference and exhibition which will take place in February 2017 in Johannesburg. SAA Cargo accounts for more than 50% of all air freight movements into and within… Read More ›

Boeing, Nippon Airways Finalize Order for 40 Widebody Airplanes.

ANA renews long-haul fleet with 777X, 787-9, 777-300ER. Airline becomes world’s largest 787 Dreamliner customer. PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes – 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) – as part of the airline‘s strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order,… Read More ›

Aerolineas Orders GE’s CF6 Engines for Its Airbus A330 Fleet.

Aerolineas Argentinas ordered GE‘s CF6-80E1 engines to power its four new Airbus A330-200 aircraft. “The superior fuel efficiency for our routes and lower maintenance costs of GE’s CF6-80E1 engines were the key features that led us to select GE to power our new A330 fleet,” said Christian Landriscina, Technical and Supply Chain Vice President. “We… Read More ›

Airbus announces lower weight A330 for regional & domestic operations.

Optimised for shorter haul missions, offering higher capacity, long-range comfort and unbeatable economics. Airbus has announced a new lower weight variant of its versatile A330-300 wide-body aircraft that is optimised for use on domestic and regional routes in high growth markets with large populations and concentrated traffic flows. China will be one of the most… Read More ›

CIT adds ten A350 XWB aircraft to its portfolio.

Repeat order from top lessor confirms strong market demand for A350 XWB CIT Group Inc. (NYSE CIT), a global leader in transportation finance has placed a firm order for 10 A350-900s. This is the second time CIT has ordered A350 XWBs and brings the lessor’s total backlog for the type to 15. “This order for… Read More ›

Hawaiian to Add Fleet of Long-Range, Single-Aisle Aircraft

Deliveries of New Airbus A321neo Aircraft Starting in 2017 Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with airframe manufacturer Airbus to acquire 16 new A321neo aircraft between 2017 and 2020, with rights to purchase an additional nine aircraft. (Photo: (Logo: The long-range, single-aisle aircraft will complement Hawaiian’s existing fleet of wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft used… Read More ›

Queen of the Skies in all dimensions.

Special edition of the Lufthansa Magazin iPad app for the Boeing 747-8 Lufthansa has just welcomed the world’s first passenger version of the Boeing 747-8 into its fleet. To mark the occasion, it has released a special multi-media edition of the Lufthansa Magazin iPad app dedicated to the Queen of the Skies. Exclusive film and… Read More ›

SIA Firms Order For Eight More Boeing 777-300ERs.

  Singapore Airlines has firmed up an order with Boeing for eight more B777-300ERs for use on medium and long-haul routes.  The order was announced in August when a letter of intent was inked. A firm purchase agreement has now been signed, enabling deliveries of the aircraft to begin in the 2013/14 financial year. The… Read More ›

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