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Wednesday, November 21, 2007
 

Airbus delay slows Emirates' plans for Australian market


Emirates has tempered its ambitious expansion plans for the Australian market, after announcing plans to boost its flights from 49 a week to 70 "by the end of 2009".

business.smh.com.au

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007
 

Gulf Airlines Announce Aircraft Orders


Gulf carriers ordered 140 planes for nearly $40 billion from both Airbus and Boeing Co. on Sunday, the opening day of the Dubai Airshow, in a boost for the global airline industry and a sign of the Middle Eastern airlines' rapid expansion.

ap.google.com (page not found)

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Sunday, October 21, 2007
 

Vietnam Airlines told to finalise Boeing, Airbus deals


Vietnam on Friday ordered the state-run airline to finalise contracts before the end of the year with Airbus and Boeing to buy planes with a total catalogue price of nearly six billion dollars.

afp.google.com

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Saturday, October 13, 2007
 

Marsans unveils $7.5 bln Airbus order, with A380s


Spain's Marsans travel group unveiled a massive $7.5 billion deal for 61 new Airbus planes on Thursday, four of them the aircraft maker's A380 'superjumbo'.

reuters.com

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Thursday, October 11, 2007
 

Singapore budget carrier confirms order for 30 Airbus A320 planes


Singapore low-cost carrier Tiger Airways has signed a contract to buy 30 Airbus A320s, with 20 more on option, the European aircraft manufacturer said.

afp.google.com

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Friday, October 05, 2007
 

US Airways confirms order for 92 Airbus planes


US Airways has confirmed an agreement signed at the Paris Air Show in June to buy 92 aircraft from Airbus, the European planemaker said Friday.

news.yahoo.com (page not found)

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007
 

Vietnam Airlines Plans to Buy Jets


In an order split between fierce rivals, Vietnam Airlines has said it plans to buy 10 long range, mid size Airbus A350s while adding to a previous order for Boeing 787s, the aircraft makers said Monday.

ap.google.com (page not found)

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Thursday, July 26, 2007
 

Singapore Airlines to Auction Seats Online for Inaugural Airbus 380 Flight


The clamor for seats on board the world's biggest passenger aircraft - the Airbus A380 - has prompted Singapore Airlines to auction seats on the Internet for its inaugural flight later this year.

voanews.com

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Wednesday, July 25, 2007
 

Australia's Jetstar eyes major Airbus order


Qantas Airways Ltd's low-cost subsidiary, Jetstar, said on Tuesday it was looking at making a large order for Airbus A320 aircraft to meet its growth plans for Australia and Asia.

reuters.com

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Wednesday, July 11, 2007
 

China Southern Airlines to buy 45 jets from Airbus, Boeing


China Southern Airlines Co. said late Monday it agreed to buy 20 A320 jets from Airbus and 25 B737-800 planes from Boeing Co. to increase its operating capacity.

marketwatch.com

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Friday, June 22, 2007
 

Airbus bags another order


Singapore Airlines has awarded a $3.7 billion contract to Airbus for 20 new A350s on the last day of the Paris Air Show.

seattlepi.com

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Mandala Airlines to buy 25 Airbus A320 aircraft


Indonesia's Mandala Airlines has said it will buy 25 Airbus A320 aircraft to strengthen its fleet as it faces tighter local competition.

antara.co.id

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Tiger beefs up fleet for launch


Tiger Airways has ordered up to 50 extra Airbus A320s for its upcoming launch into the Australian domestic market.

theage.com.au

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Thursday, June 21, 2007
 

Hong Kong Airlines to buy 51 Airbus planes


Hong Kong Airlines plans to buy 51 jets from Airbus worth $5.6 billion, accelerating an expansion aimed at a booming Asian aviation arena.

reuters.com

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007
 

Aeroflot commitment lifts Airbus


Russian carrier Aeroflot has confirmed it will purchase 22 of the new Airbus A350 XWB planes, ending speculation it might opt exclusively for Boeing's Dreamliner 787.

bbc.co.uk

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007
 

Fly Asian Express orders 15 A330 aircraft


The owner of budget airline AirAsia X, Fly Asian Express, has confirmed it has ordered 15 long-haul Airbus A330 aircraft in a deal worth $2.9 billion.

yahoo.reuters.com (page not found)

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Chinese group to bid for all six Airbus plants


The aerospace industry is rushing to invest in the far east, with China's main state-owned aerospace group bidding to invest in or buy all six Airbus plants.

guardian.co.uk

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Wednesday, June 06, 2007
 

Kingfisher Airlines to order more A380 jets


India's Kingfisher Airlines plans to order five more Airbus A380 superjumbos this month, becoming the latest carrier to increase orders for the delayed aircraft.

nytimes.com

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Wednesday, May 30, 2007
 

Airbus in $16B Qatar Airways deal


Airbus has signed a $16 billion deal with Qatar Airways for 80 A350XWB aircraft, replacing a 2005 agreement for 60 planes.

cnn.com (page not found)

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Sunday, May 06, 2007
 

Airbus woos India with superjumbo


An Airbus 380 superjumbo has touched down for the first time in India.

bbc.co.uk

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Monday, April 23, 2007
 

Budget airline plans no-frills routes


AirAsia X is set to announce a multi-billion dollar order of up to 15 Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

smh.com.au

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Thursday, March 15, 2007
 

Airbus protests due across Europe


Tens of thousands of Airbus workers are expected to take to the streets on Friday to vent their anger at the plane manufacturer's plans to cut 10,000 jobs.

bbc.co.uk

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007
 

China plans to build its own super-jumbo


China has announced plans to build its own large passenger aircraft to challenge Airbus and Boeing in a project described by an aviation official as an "inspiration to the nation".

guardian.co.uk

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007
 

EADS board agrees on Airbus restructure


The board of the European and Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) has approved the Power8 restructure plan for Airbus, which it says will lead to EBIT contributions of 2.1 billion euros ($A3.5 billion) in 2010 and additional 5 billion euros of cumulative cash flow from 2007 to 2010.

smh.com.au

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Wednesday, February 21, 2007
 

BA chooses Boeing for new planes


British Airways will purchase four 777-200s to add to its fleet of long-haul aircraft after choosing Boeing over Airbus.

bbc.co.uk

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