Paris Airshow: Booming far east market fuels Airbus deals as sales hit US$29.6bn on day two
The second day of Paris Airshow has seen no let up in airlines striking deals with Airbus.
EVA Air of Taiwan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of four additional A330-300s. As with its existing A330 fleet, the new aircraft will be powered by CF6-80 engines by General Electric.
Peach Aviation, Japan’s Low Cost Carrier, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the purchase of three A320s. A signing ceremony was held today at the Paris Air Show, the deal represents Peach’s first direct order from Airbus they currently operate 14 leased A320’s
Korean Air has signed a MOU with Airbus to acquire up to 50 A321neo aircraft, becoming a new customer for the best-selling single aisle A320 Family. The agreement, covering 30 aircraft plus 20 options, was announced today at the Paris Air Show by Korean Air Group Chairman Cho Yang Ho and Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Brégier.
Today’s deals take the total firm orders placed over the two days of the Paris Airshow to 183 aircraft with a list price of US$29.6bn
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