Airbus could sell 100 or more of its newly launched A330neo planes at this week's Farnborough International Airshow, CEO Tom Enders said.» Read More
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15- Aircraft lessor CIT became one of the launch customers for Airbus' revamped A330neo model on Tuesday, signing a memorandum of understanding to buy 15 wide-body A330-900neo and five narrow-body A321ceo aircraft.
July 15- Aircraft leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital said it had placed an order worth $11.8 billion with Airbus Group NV for 115 aircraft. The firm order is for 110 A320neo and five A320ceo aircraft, SMBC said in a statement on Tuesday. SMMBC said it would announce its engines selection at a later date.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15- Airbus sales chief John Leahy expects at least 50 orders for the European planemaker's revamped A330neo at this week's Farnborough Airshow, and is aiming for over 100, he told Reuters Insider TV on Tuesday.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Airbus said the snags holding up delivery of the new A380 superjumbos ordered by Qatar Airways would be resolved by the end of the year, after the chief executive of the Middle Eastern airline criticized the European planemaker.
TORONTO, July 14- Bombardier Inc's long-delayed CSeries jetliner program got a boost on Monday with two tentative orders worth nearly $1.6 billion, but investor enthusiasm was tempered by lingering concerns about the plane's prospects. Jordan's Petra Airlines Ltd also signed a letter of intent for up to four CS100 and CS300 planes, worth up to $298 million.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Qatar Airways rejected the first three new A380 superjumbos supplied to it by Airbus, its chief executive said, adding it was very disappointed with the European planemaker.
July 14- Embraer SA, the world's third largest commercial planemaker, booked its strongest commercial deliveries in two years and rebuilt its order book with a 50- jet deal on Monday, lifting shares to an all-time high.
TORONTO, July 14- Bombardier Inc's long-delayed CSeries aircraft program received a big boost on Monday, when the company announced two tentative orders for a total of up to 24 jets worth nearly $1.6 billion. Montreal- based Bombardier said it had signed an agreement with Chinese carrier Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co Ltd for 20 of its CSeries jetliners.
FARNBOROUGH, England— Airbus has launched updated versions of its A330 wide body aircraft in a bit to improve fuel efficiency, increase range and help the aircraft compete against Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
July 14- Nordic Aviation Capital has placed an order for up to 75 ATR 42-600 aircraft in a deal valued at over $1.55 billion, the Danish company said on Monday. The order included 25 firm orders and 50 options and deliveries will commence in 2015 through to 2020, it said.
TORONTO, July 14- Bombardier Inc's long-delayed CSeries aircraft program received a boost on Monday, when the company announced two tentative orders for a total of up to 24 jets worth nearly $1.6 billion. Montreal- based Bombardier said it had signed an agreement with Chinese carrier Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co Ltd for 20 of its CSeries jetliners.
*Boeing comfortable with efficiency, value of fleet vs Airbus. FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- U.S. planemaker Boeing said its range of aircraft meant it was well-placed to compete in the latest stage of a long-haul battle against European rival Airbus, which earlier stole the limelight with a plan to revamp its A330 jet.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- U.S. aircraft leasing company Air Lease Corp became the launch customer for Airbus' revamped A330 passenger jet on Monday with a memorandum of understanding for 25 A330-900neo aircraft.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Britain's Monarch Airlines confirmed on Monday it had ordered 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets, ditching its current supplier Airbus.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Engine maker GE expects $30 billion of orders for itself and joint venture CFM during the Farnborough Airshow and said it was the right decision that the A330neo plane launched by Airbus would be powered only by engines from rival Rolls-Royce.
*Airbus announces revamp of twin-aisle A330 passenger jet. FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Airbus announced a revamp of its twin-aisle A330 passenger jet on Monday, sharpening a contest with Boeing for up to $250 billion of orders at the core of the market as the start of the Farnborough Airshow fuelled a debate about new technology.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- U.S. planemaker Boeing said it was comfortable with its range of aircraft when asked about the impact of European rival Airbus and its high-profile announcement that it would revamp its A330 jet. He also said Boeing expected demand for cargo aircraft to pick up as it gave an upbeat assessment of future demand for planes.
PARIS, July 14- The head of planemaker Airbus predicted up to 100 orders for the newly launched A330neo at the Farnborough Airshow and gave the clearest indication so far that the decision to upgrade the jet would trigger a halt to development of the A350-800.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- European planemaker Airbus kicked off the Farnborough Airshow on Monday with confirmation it would sell revamped versions of its A330 wide-body jet powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines and offering 14 percent fuel savings.
PARIS, July 14- Airbus will kick off the Farnborough Airshow with up to 100 commitments for its revamped A330neo wide-body jet, industry sources said, deepening a contest with Boeing for up to $250 billion of orders at the core of the long-haul jet market. Airbus Group declined to comment.