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Paris Air Show: Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA links up with Boeing

Paris Air Show: Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA links up with Boeing

23 June 2011 Airline News

Boeing and Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded ‘Norwegian’, have announced an order for 15 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes at the international 2011 Paris Air Show. The order, valued at $1.2 billion at list prices, brings the total number of 737-800s Norwegian has ordered direct from Boeing to 78.

Paris Air Show: Airbus poised to unveil record $16 billion order

Paris Air Show: Airbus poised to unveil record $16 billion order

22 June 2011 Airline News

Airbus is set to announce a record $16 billion plane order at the Paris Air Show. Indian budget carrier IndiGo is to purchase 180 A320neo jets, the European plane maker’s top-selling single-aisle aircraft. The healthy demand from buyers at the world’s biggest air show has provided evidence that civil aviation recovery is underway, powered by Asia. High fuel prices are also forcing a shift to buy fuel-efficient aircraft

Paris Air Show: SAS orders 30 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Paris Air Show: SAS orders 30 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

21 June 2011 Airline News

SAS has signed a firm order for 30 A320neo Family aircraft, as part of its strategy to streamline its fleet with more fuel-efficient new aircraft. These new A320neos will join the airline’s existing fleet of eight A321s and four A319s, and enable SAS to transition to an all-Airbus fleet at its prime Copenhagen base.

Paris Air Show: Saudi Arabian Airlines boosts Airbus order

Paris Air Show: Saudi Arabian Airlines boosts Airbus order

21 June 2011 Airline News

Saudi Arabian Airlines has placed a firm order for four additional A330-300 aircraft with Airbus, in addition to the eight ordered in July 2008, taking the total order for the type to 12. Saudi Arabia’s national airline was earlier this year nominated as the Middle East’s Leading Airline by the prestigious World Travel Awards.

Paris Air Show: Biofuel powered Boeing 747-8 Freighter arrives at Le Bourget

Paris Air Show: Biofuel powered Boeing 747-8 Freighter arrives at Le Bourget

21 June 2011 Airline News

A new cargo airplane designed by Boeing will make its international debut at Paris today after the first transatlantic flight of a commercial aircraft powered by sustainable aviation fuel. The Boeing 747-8 Freighter landed at Paris Le Bourget Airport earlier, piloted by Capt. Keith Otsuka and Capt. Rick Braun and Cargolux Capt. Sten Rossby.

Paris Air Show: Sales soar at Boeing

Paris Air Show: Sales soar at Boeing

20 June 2011 Airline News

American aviation giant Boeing has announced a series of deals on the first day of the Paris Air Show. Among the headline grabbing contracts were deals with World Travel Awards winner Qatar Airways, as well as secret commitments for 17 747-8 Intercontinentals.

Paris Air Show: Air Lease Corporation signs 33 jet deal

Paris Air Show: Air Lease Corporation signs 33 jet deal

20 June 2011 Airline News

Air Lease Corporation has confirmed it will purchase up to 33 airplanes from aviation giant Boeing at the Paris Air Show. The agreement calls for 14 firm orders and four options for Next-Generation 737-800s, as well as five 777-300ERs (Extended Range) and four 787-9 Dreamliners.