HAESL and SAESL wins a $600 million maintenanace agreement with Emirates

Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Ltd. (HAESL) and Singapore Aero Engine Services Limited (SAESL) have signed a new contract with Emirates Airline for the ongoing maintenance and repair of Rolls-Royce Trent aircraft engines within its fleet. HAESL is a joint venture of Rolls-Royce (45%), HAECO (45%) and SIAEC (10%). The new contract, potentially worth $600 million, will cover the maintenance of all Emirates’ Trent 500, Trent 700 and Trent 800 engines for the next three years. Up to 200 engines could be overhauled under this agreement and the work will be shared between HAESL and SAESL

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Boeing receives a $2.7 billion order for 20-Airplane 787 Dreamliners from ILFC

The Boeing Company has announced a firm order for 20 787 Dreamliners with four additional options. The order is valued at approximately $2.7 billion at list prices. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in January 2010. ILFC is the first leasing company to be announced as a 787 customer. The airplanes were previously acknowledged on the Boeing Web site, attributed to an unidentified customer.

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Boeing Announces Six Orders worth $780 million for 787 Dreamliners from LCAL

The Boeing Company announced at the Dubai Air Show an order for six 787-8 Dreamliners, Boeing’s all-new advanced-technology airplane. The order was placed last May, thereby making LCAL the first leasing company to commit to the 787. LCAL was not identified as the customer for that order until today. The order is valued at approximately $780 million at list prices. Deliveries are to begin in September 2009. LCAL, registered last year as a corporation, will base its leasing business entirely around the 787.

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Low Cost Aircraft leasing has chosen Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines to power Boeing 787 fleet

Newly-launched aircraft leasing company, LCAL (Low Cost Aircraft Leasing), has announced its selection of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine to power six Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The value of the engine deal alone is $160 million at list prices, Rolls-Royce said today at the Dubai Air Show. In addition, the engines will be covered by a TotalCare

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Rolls-Royce gains $160 million share of follow-on order for V2500 from Kingfisher

Rolls-Royce has secured a $160 million share of a follow-on order for V2500 aero engines from Kingfisher Airlines, the company said today at the Dubai Air Show. Kingfisher, one of India’s leading low cost carriers has again selected the V2500 to power up to 30 Airbus A320 family aircraft. The order value for installed engines is worth more than $500 million to IAE. The V2500 is produced by the International Aero Engines consortium (IAE) in which Rolls-Royce is a senior shareholder. Other shareholders are Pratt & Whitney of the United States, the Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines Read more

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Airbus receives order for 30 Airbus A320s from Kingfisher Airlines

Kingfisher Airlines is to acquire 30 more Airbus A320 Family aircraft, continuing its major fleet expansion. Deliveries of the aircraft, which will comprise a mix of A319s and A320s, are due to begin in early 2008. Kingfisher already flies seven Airbus A320s on routes among Indian cities, and also has three A319s on order which are due for delivery by December 05. Its new aircraft will be powered by International Aero Engines V2500s, like its existing fleet.

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Airbus receives signed contract from ALAFCO for 12 Airbus A350s

ALAFCO, the Kuwait-based international aircraft leasing company, has signed a contract for 12 Airbus A350s with options on six more, reaffirming the commitment that it announced in June. It is the first leasing company to select the new jetliner. Deliveries of ALAFCO

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Airbus receives orders for six more Airbus A320s from Jazeera Airways

Jazeera Airways, the new, privately owned airline of Kuwait, has signed a contract with Airbus for six more Airbus A320s, taking its total orders for the model to ten. Jazeera Airways inaugurated airline services last month with its first two aircraft. It will use the additional A320s to increase services on existing routes within the Middle East, as well as to begin routes to new destinations. Each of Jazeera

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Boeing receives a $9.7 billion order for 42 Boeing 777s from Emirates

Boeing has announced they have concluded contract negotiations with Emirates for a firm order for 42 Boeing 777 airplanes with purchase rights for 20 additional airplanes. The deal was announced by Emirates Chairman H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum at the Dubai Air Show and is valued at $9.7 billion at list prices. Emirates’ order is for 24 Boeing 777-300ERs, 10 777-200LR Worldliners and 8 777 Freighters, with the first airplanes scheduled for delivery in 2007.

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