New Airbus “neo” Orders

New Airbus “neo” Orders

Airbus is pleased to have two new orders of A320neo aircraft. First, AerCap, the industry leading lessor headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has firmed up an order for 50 additional A320neo Family aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The contract, AerCap’s first major aircraft order following the acquisition of ILFC earlier this...

Emirates Recevies 50th Airbus A380

Emirates Recevies 50th Airbus A380

A major milestone for the A380 programme, Emirates and Airbus today celebrated in Hamburg, Germany the delivery of the 50th A380 for the Dubai-based airline. It is the 136th A380 which has been delivered in total. Following delivery of their first A380 in July 2008, Emirates took delivery of their 25th A380 in October 2012. All Emirates’ A380s are powered by...

Wizz Air takes delivery A320

Wizz Air takes delivery A320

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost – low fare airline, has taken delivery from Airbus of its 50th A320 Airbus aircraft during a special ceremony in Toulouse, France, taking the total of its A320 fleet to 52. The carrier was one of the first Eastern European Airlines to take delivery of an A320 with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip...

Emirates Airline Agree Cancellation A350 XWB

Emirates Airline Agree Cancellation A350 XWB

This isn’t good news for Airbus Industries, a cancellation of 80 aircraft. Airbus confirms that Emirates Airline has decided to cancel its order of 70 A350 XWB aircraft. The decision follows on-going discussions with the airline in light of their fleet requirement review, as demonstrated by their order of 50 additional A380 at the last Dubai Airshow and...

First passengers experience A350 XWB

First passengers experience A350 XWB

The A350 XWB MSN2 completed successfully the “Early Long Flight” campaign involving two flights with passengers operated consecutively by Air France and Lufthansa cabin crews on June 2nd and June 3rd. Early Long Flights are an important achievement towards the A350’s entry into service. Though not part of the technical certification programme, these flights...