Tag: delivery

New Singapore Airlines A380 Takes to the Skies

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year, at a special ceremony hosted by Airbus in Toulouse, France. The aircraft delivered is the first in the airline’s fleet to feature its recently launched on-board cabin products and innovations. In addition […]

Aerolíneas Argentinas Celebrate Delivery of Its First 737 MAX

Boeing and Aerolíneas Argentinas celebrated the delivery and commercial debut of the first 737 MAX airplane for the airline and for Latin America. Aerolíneas took delivery of the airplane, a MAX 8, in late November and flew the first commercial flight about a week later from Buenos Aires to Mendoza, becoming the first in the […]

Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First A350 XWB

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, leased from Air Lease Corporation (ALC), becoming the 17th airline to operate the world’s newest, most modern and efficient twin engine widebody airliner. The delivery was celebrated upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. ALC receives its first A350-900 out of an order for […]

Emirates Welcomes 100th A380 to Its Fleet

Emirates celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive officiated the ceremony. He was joined at the event by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline; Tom Enders, Airbus […]

Citilink Takes Delivery of 50th A320 Family Aircraft

Citilink, the low-cost unit of Garuda Indonesia, has taken delivery of its 50th A320 Family aircraft at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, an A320neo, can seat up to 180 passengers in a single class layout. The aircraft has been delivered with a special livery to commemorate the milestone, and it joins another 45 […]

First A320neo Assembled in Tianjin Delivered to AirAsia

AirAsia has taken delivery of the first A320neo assembled at the Airbus Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) at a dedicated ceremony in Tianjin, China. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, seats comfortably 186 passengers and is equipped with the innovative Space-Flex cabin. AirAsia is the largest airline customer of the A320 Family with orders […]

Qantas Unveils First Dreamliner

Qantas has unveiled its first Boeing Dreamliner, the game-changing aircraft that will open up new routes and new levels of comfort for travellers. The latest addition to the Qantas fleet, the 787-9 Dreamliner features next generation seating in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class, with more space and a lower passenger count than most of […]

China Express is Newest CFM56 Operator

China Express Air has become the newest operator of CFM International’s CFM56 engines. The airline took delivery of the first of 11 CFM56-5B-powered Airbus A320ceo aircraft; the remaining aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2018 and 2019. The airline is operating the aircraft routes from its base in Chongqing to such destinations as Liuzhou, […]

AviaAM Financial Leasing China Concludes $500 Million Aeroflot Project

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, is delighted to announce that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has brought a $500 million-worth aircraft delivery project to a conclusion. Eight brand new aircraft were delivered to Aeroflot -Russian Airlines […]

Hong Kong Airlines Becomes New Operator Of The A350 XWB

Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, on lease from AerCap, making the carrier the 15th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin aisle airliner. Altogether Hong Kong Airlines will acquire 21 Airbus A350 XWB, including 15 purchased directly from Airbus and six on lease from third party lessors. […]