BRONX, NEW YORK | Airbus was certainly the big winner at Farnborough rack in up a total of 496 orders worth approximately USD $75.3 billion. 138 of those aircraft are for commitment from airlines worth $36.9 billion and signed orders for 358 aircraft’s worth $38.4 billion all value amount in US dallars (USD).
Airbus launch the Farnborough Air Show with the long rumored Airbus A330neo, a re-engine option of their best-selling wide body aircraft, Airbus will launch the A330neo with two new models the A330-800neo and A330-900neo, the A330-800neo will take on the body of today A330-200 model while the A330-900neo will take on the body of the A330-300, the new updated aircrafts will featured a longer ranger up too 4000nm more than the current A330, along with newer wings and A350 like wingtips. Airbus is also looking to improve the interior of the A330neo with newer LED lighten and the ability to watch 3D movies and shows at 35 thousand feet in the air.
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While little brother A330neo was brand new to the scene rack up orders from lessors and airlines, the A350XWB and A380 was performing, putting on a show for the fans who attended Farnborough, during the performances the A350XWD was able to gain an order for 4 models from Air Mauritius, a four-star airlines by Skytrax and currently operates an all Airbus fleet of both Airbus A330 and A319 Aircraft.
| “The A350 XWB combined with the A330 suits Air Mauritius’ entire long-range network and will be key to modernizing our fleet while significantly reducing our operational costs and environmental footprint. It is the game-changer we were looking for,” |
Said Andries Viljoen, Air Mauritius’ Chief Executive Officer.
| “These highly comfortable and fuel-efficient aircraft will fit nicely into our existing Airbus fleet, and our passengers will be able to enjoy seamless service and comfort levels throughout our entire product range.” |
John Leahy, Airbus’ Chief Operating Officer, Customers spoke to the media about Airbus record Farnborough
| “The orders and commitments we’ve received at this record-breaking Farnborough for both the A330neo and A320neo families are together an unequivocally resounding endorsement for these most cost-efficient aircraft.” |
| “For both our single-aisle and widebody categories, the high representation of lessors – widely regarded as the global ‘barometer’ of the industry – is indicative of the long term confidence in the capacity needs for sustainable growth for the airlines in the years ahead.” |
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