Tuesday July 29, 2014 03:29

AIRBUS A320 Press Releases

Airbus A320neo surpasses 3,000 firm orders Ongoing success for the newest member of Airbus Single Aisle Family Lifestyle—28 Jul 14

Airbus A320neo (new engine option) Family has reached an important milestone during the Farnborough airshow, having cumulated more than 3,000 firm orders from 57 customers since its launch in December 2010. The milestone was reached when SMBC Aviation

Chinas Qingdao Airlines takes delivery of its first A320 Lifestyle—22 Apr 14

Qingdao Airlines, a Chinese start-up airline, has taken delivery of the company’s first ever aircraft, an Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklets, on lease from Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC). The airline will become a

AirAsia India takes delivery of its first A320 New India-based airline becomes latest A320 Lifestyle—26 Mar 14

India’s newest airline, AirAsia India, has taken delivery of its first aircraft, an Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklets, becoming the newest operator of the type. Chennai-based AirAsia India will take delivery of an additional nine aircraft for its


Airberlin and Etihad Airways today unveiled an Airbus A320 aircraft in specially designed joint livery, symbolising the close ties between the two airlines and marking the launch of a new Moving Forward media campaign. At the event in Berlin, Wolfgang

Zhejiang Loong Airlines signs MoU for 20 A320 Family aircraft Lifestyle—04 Oct 13

Zhejiang Loong Airlines, an airline based in Hongzhou, capital city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 20 Airbus A320 Family aircraft, including 11 A320ceo and nine A320neo. The airline has recently

Qingdao Airlines orders 23 A320 Family aircraft Lifestyle—03 Oct 13

Qingdao Airlines, a newly established airline based in the Eastern Chinese coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong Province, has selected the best-selling Airbus A320 Family aircraft to build up its fleet. The airline has signed a purchase agreement with

Nepal Airlines firms up two Airbus A320 with Sharklets Lifestyle—03 Jul 13

Nepal Airlines firms up two Airbus A320 with SharkletsUnique performance capabilities for high altitude airport operations Nepal's national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed a firm order for two Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with

KF&E Grants Financing for Thailand’s First ‘Sharklet’ Stcoks—20 Feb 13

Kasikorn Factory and Equipment Co., Ltd. (KF&E) has provided financing under lease term to Thai AirAsia for the acquisition of Thailand’s first fuel-saving Airbus A320 with Sharklet wingtips – that can save at least 3% in fuel consumption

Thai AirAsia Celebrates 9 Fabulous Years Introduces New Eco-Friendly “Sharklet” Airbus Lifestyle—05 Feb 13

Thai AirAsia celebrates its 9th anniversary with plans to repay the gratitude of its passengers with positive improvements throughout the year, including Free Wi-Fi at Don Mueang International Airport, more frequent flights to popular destinations, and

THAI Smile to become first A320 commercial operator to use Airbus’ Flight Hour Services Lifestyle—14 Jan 13

THAI Smile, a subsidiary of THAI Airways International Public Company Limited will become the first Airbus A320 commercial operator to benefit from Airbus’ Flight Hour Services Tailored Support Package (FHS-TSP) following a contract signed between

AirAsia takes delivery of world’s most environmentally friendly single aisle aircraft - Lifestyle—26 Dec 12

It is another world’s first for Asia’s most profitable low-cost carrier AirAsia, as it takes delivery of the very first Airbus A320 aircraft installed with the sharklet wing tips and becomes the first operator of the new fuel-saving large

Thai AirAsia announces readiness to acquire 7 new Airbus aircraft next year to further penetrate Lifestyle—21 Dec 12

ThaiAirAsia affirms its 2013 target to add 7 new Airbus A320s to its fleet to bolster its coverage both domestic and China and Indo-China routes, continued building on its success of this year. Tassapon Bijleveld, Chief Executive Officer of ThaiAirAsia,

AirAsia – Asia’s most profitable low-cost carrier secures another 100 Airbus A320 Lifestyle—14 Dec 12

Asia’s largest low-cost carrier accelerates growth in Asia with total record aircraft order now totals 475 narrow-bodies, additional delivery slots until 2021 Asia’s largest low-cost carrier confirmed another 100 Airbus A320 which further

A320neo's first Pratt & Whitney test engine takes shape Lifestyle—02 Nov 12

Airbus’ A320neo programme has moved a step closer to the real aircraft with the assembly of the first engine-to-test – the Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PurePower PW1100G-JM engine. This engine is due to begin testing very soon at P&W’s

Airbus delivers the 100th A320 Family aircraft assembled in China Lifestyle—01 Oct 12

The 100th A320 Family aircraft assembled at Airbus’ A320 Family Final Assembly Line China (FALC) was handed over today to Air China. This delivery from the Airbus Tianjin Delivery Centre comes some three years after the first aircraft was delivered

Airbus starts production of the A320neo FamilyFirst metal-cut takes place in Toulouse on engine Lifestyle—16 Jul 12

The first 'cutting of metal' for the Airbus A320neo has taken place in Toulouse. Marking the start of manufacturing of the airliner, machining began of the first engine pylon component at the “Saint-Eloi” Airbus dedicated pylon and nacelle

Photo Release: THAI Smile Launches First Flight – Bangkok to Lifestyle—11 Jul 12

Mr. Ampon Kittiampon, THAI’s Chairman of the Board of Directors presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony of THAI Smile’s first flight from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport to Macau by TG750 in the new Airbus A320 aircraft, seating 174

Photo Release: THAI Smile Receives Delivery of First Airbus A320 Lifestyle—06 Jul 12

Mr. Teerapol Chotichanapibal (4th from right), Executive Vice President for Product and Customer Services, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, and Mr. Woranate Laprabang (4th from left), Managing Director, THAI Smile, received delivery of

THAI Smile takes delivery of its first A320 New regional air services to start operations in July Lifestyle—03 Jul 12

THAI Smile, the new light premium regional sub-brand of Thai Airways International (THAI), has taken delivery of its first aircraft, an Airbus A320, in Hamburg, Germany on Friday 28th June. The delivery sees the THAI group become a new operator of the

The first and only airline connecting northern Thailand and China: AirAsia’s inaugural flight Lifestyle—23 May 12

AirAsia’s inaugural flight, FD3462 takes off from Chiang Mai International Airport to Macau, making it the first and only airline to connect northern Thailand and China. The brand-new Airbus A320 plane departed at 16.15hrs and landed in Macau at

Jetstar Japan takes delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft Lifestyle—26 Apr 12

Jetstar Japan, one of Japan’s newest low-cost carriers (LCC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft in Toulouse, France. The Japanese carrier will start commercial services in July operating from Narita to Kansai, Fukuoka, Sapporo,

AirAsia Launches New Daily Direct Flights ‘Chiang Mai-Macau’ Special Promotion at only Lifestyle—23 Mar 12

AirAsia strengthens its Chiang Mai flight base by becoming the first and only airline to offer daily flights from ‘Chiang Mai-Macau’. New Airbus A320s will now connect Chiang Mai to Asia’s most popular tourist destination to penetrate

Jetstar continues international flight growth to Japan Lifestyle—24 Jan 12

The Jetstar international network to Japan continues to grow, with a new Osaka to Singapore service (via Manila*) announced today. The new four times weekly Airbus A320 service starts on 25 March 2012* and represents an additional 1,400 seats per week


Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, said today it would begin flying to Tripoli on January 17. The three return flights a week will be operated by an Airbus A320 with 162 Coral Economy seats. The flights will depart from


Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a share of an order from Thai Airways International for V2500 engines to power five purchased and six leased Airbus A320 series aircraft. The contract includes a long-term engine maintenance

Thai AirAsia welcomes another brand new Airbus A320 plane to their fleet More flight frequency to Lifestyle—12 Sep 11

Thai AirAsia welcomes its 21st brand new Airbus A320 plane to the fleet. The airline will be increasing their flight frequency from Bangkok to Phuket, Hat Yai, Krabi, and Udon Thani, starting from 1 October 2011. According to Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of

Qantas reveals plans to expand fleet with A320 Family Commitment includes 78 A320neo Lifestyle—17 Aug 11

Qantas has selected for the first time the Airbus A320 aircraft to launch its new premium airline to service routes to/from Australia and the Asian region. In addition, Jetstar has selected the Airbus A320 to continue its growth in Australia and Asia.

Photot Release: “Roadshow 2011 in Thailand” Lifestyle—05 Jul 11

Mr. Jihad Richard Matta, Captain A330/340 Manager Flight Crew Recruitment of Etihad Airways, recently held an annual “Roadshow 2011 in Thailand” to recruit new attendant for Airbus A320/330/340 and Boeing B777 at Kradang – nga Room of

AirAsia orders 200 Airbus A320neo aircraft, becomes Airbus’ largest airline customer to Lifestyle—24 Jun 11

AirAsia, named the World’s Best Low Cost Airline by Skytrax for three consecutive years, today placed a firm order for 200 Airbus A320neo aircraft, becoming the world’s largest airline customer of Airbus in history. AirAsia placed the order,

AirAsia welcomes Chiang Mai University's new freshmen class Lifestyle—30 May 11

AirAsia, in collaboration with Chiang Mai University hosted activities to welcome the new freshmen class on 26 May 2011. The new students boarded the brand-new Airbus A320 from Bangkok to Chiang Mai via flight FD 3230. Games, orientation activities and