Posted: Tue 12th Jul 2016

More orders confirmed by Airbus today as carriers sign deals for 29 new jets

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jul 12th, 2016

WOW air the low-fare airline based in Iceland has signed a firm order for four A321s.

The airline’s first purchase agreement directly with Airbus also makes WOW air a new Airbus customer.

WOW air is an all Airbus operator with 11 aircraft in its fleet to date and will grow to 12 by the end of 2016.

Earlier today Germania Group confirmed it had placed a firm order for 25 Airbus A320neos, as reported by Deeside.com on Monday.

 

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The contract was signed at the Farnborough International Airshow by Karsten Balke, CEO of Germania and S.A.T., and Fabrice Brégier, President and CEO of Airbus.

Germania Group operates an Airbus fleet of ten A319s and five A321s to destinations in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East from mainly German, Swiss and UK bases.

Berlin-based Germania is also the charter service provider for Airbus’ double daily flights between its largest production sites in Toulouse and Hamburg.

Karsten Balke, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Germania.

“We are delighted to continue our successful collaboration with Airbus within the framework of our fleet renewal programme.

The order of 25 A320neo fitted with the newest engines from Pratt & Whitney provides a solid basis for Germania’s future business development.

We are totally convinced by the technical innovations, as well as by the combination of comfort and economics provided by this aircraft.”

Wings for both orders with be made in Broughton.

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