Airbus receives orders for 70 A320s from AerCap

AerCap has signed a letter of intent for the purchase of 70 Airbus A320 Family aircraft. AerCap was formerly known as debis AirFinance, which was recently acquired by Cerberus. In 1999 AerCap (then debis AirFinance) had ordered 31 Airbus A320 Family aircraft. The new deal will take its Airbus portfolio to more than 170 aircraft. The type of engines has yet to be announced.

Email Post to a Friend Email Post to a Friend

Airbus receives a total of $14 billion of orders during Dubai Airshow

Airbus announced orders and commitments (excluding options) for 157 airliners worth around $14 billion during the Dubai air show. The deals reaffirm Airbus’ leading role in the airliner business and reflect an increasingly strong market recovery. In addition, they had 155 commitments for the new A350 airliner, which is expected to rise to approx. 200 by year end. The sales came from America, Europe and India – as well as the Middle East – highlighting the global success of the modern Airbus aircraft family. The full breakdown of announcements comprises AerCap for 70 A320 Family aircraft, ALAFCO of Kuwait for Read more

Email Post to a Friend Email Post to a Friend

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

Email Post to a Friend Email Post to a Friend

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.

Email Post to a Friend Email Post to a Friend

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.

Email Post to a Friend Email Post to a Friend

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

Email Post to a Friend Email Post to a Friend