Aircraft News - Asia / Pacific.For more aircraft news, data, fleets and analysis, please go to: http://www.airguideonline.com/professional.htm Jul 24, 2006
AirAsia signs up for 40 more A320s. AirAsia will have the lift to match its ambition after signing a contract with Airbus for 40 A320 family aircraft and 30 options, the manufacturer announced yesterday.The deal is worth approximately $2.7 billion, according to according to
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3. press reports. AirAsia Group, comprising the Malaysian mainline, Thai AirAsia Thai AirAsia (Thai: ไทยแอร์เอเชีย) is a joint venture of Malaysian low-fare airline AirAsia (Thai: and AirAsia Indonesia, is replacing its 737 fleet. It currently operates 21 737-300s and seven A320s, with another 53 already on order. Thai AirAsia has nine dash 300s. Jul 20, 2006
GoAir goes for A320. Mumbai-based GoAir signed a purchase agreement for 10 A320 family aircraft with an option for a further 10 here yesterday. The aircraft will be powered by CFM International engines. GoAir launched services with two leased A320s in November 2005, with a further five leased A320s scheduled to enter the fleet during 2006. Jul 17, 2006
Airbus, Jet Airways Jet Airways (India) Ltd. is an airline based in Mumbai, India, operating domestic and international services. It operates over 330 daily flights to 50 destinations across the country and 6 overseas.
Jet Airways began operating its first A330-200 between Delhi and London Heathrow. The aircraft seats 226 and is powered by Trent 772Bs. Jet also operates A340-300Es on the daily service. It shifted a dash 300E to its LHR-Mumbai route on which it began offering a second daily frequency effective July 10. Jul 17, 2006
Airbus, Kingfisher Airlines Kingfisher Airlines Limited is an airline based in Bangalore, India. It is a major Indian luxury airline operating an extensive network to 34 destinations, with plans for regional and long-haul international services.
Kingfisher orders three Thales full flight simulators. Kingfisher Airlines awarded Thales UK a $24 million contract for two A320 and one ATR ATR Achilles tendon reflex, see Ankle reflex full flight simulators. The contract also includes an A320 maintenance/flight training device and a turnkey maintenance support package. The equipment will be provided from Thales' Formation family of products that covers civil aviation crew training from desktop to FFS (Flash File System) Software from Microsoft that made flash memory look like a disk drive. It was superseded by the Flash Translation Layer (FTL) from PCMCIA and M-Systems. See flash memory. . Jul 20, 2006
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Kingfisher Airlines chose Pratt & Whitney PW4000s to power its A330 fleet. The deal includes 10 installed engines, one spare and an option for an additional 10. Pratt also was awarded a long-term exclusive fleet management program to overhaul and repair Kingfisher's PW4000s. Pratt valued the total transaction at $300 million, plus an additional $200 million if all options are exercised. Jul 19, 2006
Airbus, Kingfisher Airlines
Kingfisher CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Backs A350 Revamp, No New Orders. India's Kingfisher Airlines said on Tuesday it would stand by orders for Airbus's redesigned A350 mid-sized jet, provided the price does not rise, but said it had no plans to buy any more of the planes or any other aircraft. Jul 18, 2006
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Singapore Air Orders New Airbus A350s, More A380s. Airbus announced a deal with Singapore Airlines potentially worth USD USD
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The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. $7.5 billion as the Asian carrier became the first to commit to the new A350 XWB XWB Extra Wide Body (Airbus) model and underscored its faith in the A380 superjumbo by pledging to buy more. Airbus unveiled plans for the A350 XWB (extra wide body) on Monday, capping two years of design changes to a plane now due in 2012. Singapore said it had signed a letter of intent (LOI LOI Letter of Indemnity (international trade and carriage business)
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Airbus. Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines said it planned to make arrangements with Airbus to lease 19 A330-300 aircraft from early 2009 until late 2010 to meet its capacity needs while it awaits new planes from Airbus and Boeing. Jul 21, 2006
Airbus, Singapore Airlines
The Singapore Airlines orders mark a key win for Airbus after Singapore announced plans last month to buy 20 of the rival 787-9 model from Boeing and to take purchase rights on a further 20. Singapore also flies the world's biggest fleet of 777s, another Boeing model which the A350 is designed to compete against. "This is a re-endorsement of our A380 program from one of our first and most prestigious customers. Singapore was no doubt disappointed on delivery delays but they are clearly committed to the A380 program," Airbus sales chief John Leahy John Leahy (born August 1950) was appointed Chief Operating Officer at Airbus in July 2005. Leahy continues as Airbus' Chief Commercial Officer, a role he has held since August 1994. He is a member of the Airbus main board of management. said at the Farnborough International Airshow. Jul 21, 2006
Aviation Partners Boeing, Air India Air India (formerly Air-India, Hindi: एअर इंडिया) is the national flag carrier of India with a worldwide network of passenger and cargo services. Charters
Aviation Partners Boeing said Air India Charters, a subsidiary of Air India, ordered 18 Blended Winglet wing·let
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2. A short, almost vertical stabilizing fin projecting from the tip of an aircraft wing. shipsets to be installed on its recently ordered 737-800s beginning in October. In addition, it has taken delivery of four new Blended Winglet-equipped 737-800s on lease from ILFC ILFC International Lease Finance Corporation
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Jet Airways ordered Aviation Partners Boeing Blended Winglet shipsets for 10 737-800s scheduled for delivery through October 2007. Jul 20, 2006
Boeing, Vietnam Airlines
Vietnam Airlines said on Tuesday the government has allowed it to plan the purchase of 10 Boeing 787s as part of the carrier's fleet and route expansion. The Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper quoted a decision by Prime Minister Nguyen as saying the airlines should immediately prepare plans to buy 10 new Boeing 787s, either the 787-9 or 787-10 models. The Prime Minister also requested the carrier to study the Airbus A350 for additional purchases. Vietnam Airlines has said it would need to spend around VND VND
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The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. 19 trillion dong (USD$1.2 billion) to expand its fleet to 56 aircraft by 2010 from 39 now, including using funds from international bond issues. The unlisted airline expected to own 32 planes of the 56 aircraft in 2010. Jul 18, 2006
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CAE signed a contract with Air Deccan to supply an A320 full-flight simulator and a CAE Simfinity A320 Integrated Procedures Trainer. The carrier also selected CAE to provide up to five years of simulator maintenance and support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services . The simulator will be delivered next summer to Air Deccan's new Bangalore training center, which is scheduled to open in 2007. Jul 18, 2006
New Indian carrier orders 777Fs. Hyderabad-based Flyington Freighters ordered four 777-200Fs and Chairman T. Venkattram Reddy told media that "our vision is to be one of the best and largest freighter operators in Asia within the next three years." The new airline will wet-lease some medium-capacity freighters to launch operations later this year. Jul 19, 2006
GE Aircraft Engines, Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways signed a $1 billion, 20-year OnPoint Solutions service agreement with GE covering MRO MRO
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Goodrich, Jet Airways, Boeing
Goodrich will supply wheels and brakes for Jet Airways' new fleet of 777-300ERs. Deliveries of the 10 firm/10 option aircraft are expected to begin in March. Jul 17, 2006
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Indian IT and product engineering company HCL is making its debut at Farnborough this year with the aim of exploiting the significant opportunities it believes exist in the aerospace sector. HCL was born out of India's need to develop its own computer platforms and operating systems dating back to when it was a closed economy and unable to import this type of technology. It undertakes contract work with both Boeing and Airbus, primarily through Tier 1 suppliers, and is the preferred software partner on the 787 flight program. Jul 20, 2006
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IndiGo, the Indian startup carrier, is the launch customer for the program, having chosen it in conjunction with its October 2005 selection of the V2500 to power its 100 A320s on order. IndiGo is expected to receive its first aircraft this month while the first V2500 engine to feature the upgrades will deliver in the second half of 2008, at which point retrofit kits for in-service engines also will be offered, King confirmed. Jul 17, 2006
Mandarin Airlines, China Airlines
Mandarin Airlines, a Regional subsidiary of China Airlines, signed a letter of intent with GE for an eight-year OnPoint Solutions agreement for MRO of the CF34-10Es that will power its new Embraer 190/195 aircraft. Jul 18, 2006
Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney Canada signed an exclusive five-year agreement with Kingfisher to maintain engines for its new fleet of 35 ATR 72-500s. The contract is valued at approximately $60 million. Under the agreement, P&WC will provide engine maintenance and accessory coverage for Kingfisher's 70 PW127Fs, along with seven spare engines. Jul 19, 2006
Pratt & Whitney, Kingfisher Airlines
Pratt & Whitney said Kingfisher Airlines will be the first customer for the PW4000 Advantage 70 upgrade developed for the PW4168A powering the A330. The Advantage70 package is set for certification in 2008. Jul 18, 2006
Singapore Technologies Aerospace announced that its ST Aerospace Systems subsidiary was appointed as an authorized service center for repair and overhaul of Eaton aerospace products and systems under a three-year agreement with a three-year renewal option. STA Systems will provide MRO services for products including hydraulic pumps and motors used on virtually the entire range of Boeing and Airbus aircraft. Jul 17, 2006
SR Technics tech·nic
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2. technics (used with a pl. verb) Technical details, rules, or methods.
Shanghai SR Technics, a joint venture between SR Technics and Shanghai Foreign Aviation Service Corp., will commence operations at Shanghai International Airport by the end of July and has signed up its first customer, Malaysia's Transmile. Shanghai FASCO FASCO Forward Area Support Coordination Officer
FASCO Fire and Air Support Control Officer will provide technical support--mainly line maintenance--for the airline's MD-11 freighters during their transit stops in Shanghai. Jul 19, 2006