NEWS Africa Goes for the NEO!

Air Côte D’Ivoire, the national carrier of the Ivory Coast have announced the signature of a firm order for 2 Airbus A320neo and two Airbus A320 aircraft. This agreement makes Air Côte D’Ivoire the first airline in Africa to order the A320neo. This order also makes the airline a direct new customer with Airbus! Air…

NEWS Philippine Airlines Orders 6 A350’s

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has finalised a purchase agreement with Airbus covering the firm order of six A350-900s, plus six options. The contract firms up a Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year during the Singapore Airshow. The A350 XWB will become the flagship of PAL’s future long haul fleet and will be configured with a…

NEWS Delta Orders 37 A321s

Following yesterdays order of 75 Bombardier C Series CS100 aircraft, Delta have also confirmed an order of 37 Airbus A321 aircraft! This brings the airline’s total narrowbody order book to 82 aircraft! “The Airbus A320 family of aircraft continues to be a cost-efficient, reliable and customer-pleasing mainstay of our narrowbody fleet,” said Ed Bastian, Delta’s…

NEWS China Eastern Airlines Endorses A350

China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft. “The introduction of the latest generation A350 XWB aircraft demonstrates that the partnership between China Eastern Airlines and Airbus has embarked on a new phase. The introduction of A350 XWB will play…

NEWS Delta Orders 75 CS100s

Delta Airlines have announced today that they have made an order for 75 Bombardier C Series CS100 aircraft. As the U.S. launch customer, Delta’s firm order for 75 CS100s allows the company to cost-effectively  reshape and upgauge its narrowbody fleet, providing an improved customer experience and better cost efficiency while maintaining a focus on prudent…

NEWS Xiamen Airlines Announce B737 Order

Xiamen Airlines, Boeing’s only carrier, have finalised an order for 10 Boeing B737-800 Next Generation aircraft. The order is valued at $960 million and will be published on the Boeing website when “all contingencies are cleared”. “The 737-800 is the best-selling version of the highly successful Next-Generation 737 family,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president,…