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Paris Air Show 2017: Viva Air signs with Airbus for 50 A320 planes

Paris Air Show 2017: Viva Air signs with Airbus for 50 A320 planes

Viva Air has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 50 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 35 A320neo and 15 A320ceo. The agreement paves the way for the group’s airlines VivaColombia and Viva Air Peru to base its fleet renewal and network growth on the A320 Family.

Paris Air Show 2017: SpiceJet signs on for 40 737 Max aircraft from Boeing

Paris Air Show 2017: SpiceJet signs on for 40 737 Max aircraft from Boeing

Boeing and SpiceJet have signed a memorandum of understanding for 40 737 MAX airplanes. The agreement, valued at $4.7 billion at current list prices, is split evenly between 20 new orders for the 737 MAX 10 and conversions of 20 of the low-cost carrier’s 737 MAX 8 airplanes from its existing order to 737 MAX 10s.

airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 jet to fleet

airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 jet to fleet

airBaltic has welcomed the fifth of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets to the fleet, with the carrier planning to have eight CS300 aircraft by the end of the year. The plane, registered as YL-CSE, arrived in Riga earlier after a seven hour and 56 minute trip from Canada.

Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus unveils plans for A380plus

Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus unveils plans for A380plus

Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, to be known as the A380plus. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to four per cent fuel burn savings.