United Airlines reports August traffic results

United Airlines reported its preliminary traffic results for August 2008. The company reported an August passenger load factor of 84.5%, down 1.8 pts compared to August 2007. Traffic decreased in August by 5.1%, on a capacity decrease of 3.1% compared with the same period in 2007.

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Saga Airlines orders two Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

Saga, the Istanbul-based airline, has ordered two Boeing 737-800s with Blended Winglets. Saga Airlines has also secured two purchase rights for the same model. This order is valued at $149 million at current list prices. Saga Airlines, which is the sister company of Saga Tours and Istanbul Petrol A.S commenced operations in April 2004. The airline has a fleet of six airplanes, including four 737s. Saga Airlines, with 283 employees, conducts wet-lease operations in different countries.

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Tiger Airways selects Hamilton Sundstrand's APS 3200 Auxiliary Power Unit

Hamilton Sundstrand has signed a long-term agreement with Tiger Airways to install its APS 3200 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on Tiger’s new fleet of up to 60 Airbus A320 aircraft. Tiger Airways currently operates a fleet of 12 APS 3200-equipped A320s from its Singapore and Melbourne bases. The APS 3200 APU has accumulated more than 15 million hours and 17 million cycles since entering service on the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand has delivered more than 1,500 APS 3200 APUs to more than 70 airlines for their fleets of Airbus A320 aircraft. The APS 3200 APU is designed Read more

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CIT Aerospace orders ten more Airbus single-aisle aircraft

CIT Group has signed a firm contract with Airbus for a further ten A320 Family aircraft. With this order, the total number of aircraft in the Airbus order book for the CIT Group now stands at 199 aircraft, comprising 157 A320 Family aircraft, 30 A330s, seven A350s and five A319s for executive & private use. Of these 100 have been delivered so far.

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