Tag: widebody fleet

Future Of Airbus A380 Said To Hinge On Emirates Order

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airbus is working on vital sales campaigns aimed at extending the life of its flagship A380 superjumbo, with outgoing marketing chief John Leahy seeking to secure orders by the Dubai Air Show in November, people familiar with the matter said. Key to the push is a requirement for 20 jets worth $8.7 billion at leading […]

Aeroflot Set To Double Its A350-900 Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s largest carrier Aeroflot has plans to double the size of its original order for Airbus A350-900 widebody airliners, bringing the figure up to 28, Bloomberg reports. In an interview with the news agency, Aeroflot’s Deputy General Director Giorgio Callegari mentioned that the decision had been taken at a Board of Directors meeting in May. […]

China Will Need Almost 6,000 New Aircraft in the Next 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus forecasts that China will need nearly 6,000 new passenger aircraft and freighters from 2016 to 2035, with a total market value of US$ 945 billion. It represents 18 per cent of the world total demand for over 33,000 new aircraft in the next 20 years. According to Airbus’ 2016-2035 Global Market Forecast, new deliveries […]