IAG’s follow-on order comprises two Airbus A330-300s, two A330-200s and 15 A320neos. Airbus and IAG announced the order on November 9, at the Dubai Airshow 2015.

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Airbus has performed the first test flight of the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine, which will power the forthcoming A350-1000 twinjet.

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TAM Airlines’ first A350 XWB will now continue through the next stages of production, including the installation of engines, completion of cabin furnishing and cockpit fitting, before starting ground and flight tests.

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Every jet Airbus builds on its new A320-family final assembly line at Mobile in Alabama will be delivered to a U.S. customer, according to Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president and CEO.

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The IndiGo order, which is the largest in Airbus’ history in terms of the number of aircraft involved, was signed on August 15, on the 69th anniversary of India’s becoming an independent nation.

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The A350s and A330s are slated for Iberia’s fleet modernization and to open new long-haul routes, and the A320neos will be allocated to the group’s airlines for fleet replacement, according to Airbus.

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Skyteam alliance member Vietnam Airlines took delivery at a ceremony at Airbus’ delivery center in Toulouse on June 30 of the first of 14 Airbus A350-900s it is due to receive.

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China Aviation Supplies Holding Company has signed a general terms agreement with Airbus for 45 A330-family aircraft and a memorandum of understanding covering options for 30 more.

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According to Airbus, when Wizz Air firms its memorandum of understanding into a purchase contract, the deal will represent the single largest order for the A321neo.

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At the Paris Air Show on June 17, Airbus has announced commitments from two customers for a total of 122 A320neo-family jets and an order from another for six A321s.

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At the Paris Air Show on June 16, Airbus has announced commitments from Asian carriers EVA Air and Peach Aviation, for four A330-300s and three A320s respectively.

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At the Paris Air Show on June 16, Korean Air signed commitments for up to 50 Airbus A321neos, up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets and two more Boeing 777-300ERs. The deals will make Korean Air a new A320-family customer and a new Boeing 737 MAX customer.

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The order includes examples of the high-selling A321neo, according to GECAS, which has selected CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine for all 60 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft in its latest order.

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Garuda Indonesia has garnered the biggest headlines on the first day of the Paris Air Show 2015 by signing letters of intent for 30 Airbus A350 XWB widebodies, 30 Boeing 787-9s and up to 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s.

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At the Paris Air Show 2015 on June 15, Saudia Arabian Airlines announced orders for 20 Airbus A330-300 Regional widebodies and 30 more Airbus A320s, becoming the launch customer for the A330-300 Regional.

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Frontier Airlines has placed a firm order for 10 Airbus A321s and two A320s. This is the second time in less than a year that Denver-based Frontier Airlines has ordered the A321.

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Wearing the airline’s distinctive blue-and-gold lotus livery, Vietnam Airlines’ first Airbus A350-900 performed its first flight on June 1 from Toulouse Blagnac Airport, where Airbus’ widebody final-assembly lines are located.

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Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines is the first carrier to receive the increased-MTOW Airbus A330-300. To date, 11 worldwide customers have selected the 242-tonne-MTOW option.

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VivaAerobus’ first Airbus A320 is from an order the Mexican carrier placed in 2013 for 12 A320s and 40 A320neos, which is the manufacturer’s largest single order from a Mexican customer.

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