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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