Paris Air Show – Day 4 – Orders


  • Mandala Airlines has signed a contract for 25 A320s and has become the first customer for the type from Indonesia. The A320s will be configured with 180 economy class seats.
  • Hong Kong Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Hong Kong, has become Airbus’ latest customer by signing a memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 51 Airbus aircraft, including 30 A320 Family aircraft, 20 A330s as well as 1 Airbus Corporate Jet. An engine choice will be made at a later date.
  • BAA Jet Management has placed a commitment for 1 Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), becoming the first customer for the type to be based in Hong Kong with extensive business there and in mainland China. The order reinforces the Airbus ACJ Family’s leadership of top-of-the-line corporate jet sales in Asia.
    BAA Jet Management’s Airbus ACJ will operate from Shenzen, near Hong Kong, and will be the first to be based, and registered, in the People’s Republic of China. It will also be the first authorised for charter under the new Chinese CCAR Part 135 rules.
  • Colombia’s national flag carrier Avianca has signed a firm contract for 19 additional Airbus aircraft of which 14 A320 Family aircraft and 5 A330-200s. This additional order converts options.
  • Tiger Airways, Singapore’s fast growing low-fare carrier, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an additional 30 Airbus A320s and 20 options. Tiger Airways currently operates a fleet of nine A320s, with 11 more to be delivered by 2010. With the latest order, Tiger Airways’ fleet has the ability to grow to 70 Airbus aircraft.

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