U.S. carrier Spirit Airlines has placed a firm order for 20 Airbus A321 aircraft and has opted to convert existing orders for 10 A320s to the larger A321.

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A new agreement between United Airlines and Airbus specifies conversion of the U.S. carrier’s previous order for 25 A350-900s to the Airbus A350-1000 model plus an additional order for 10 more A350-1000 aircraft.

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This is the third order from Singapore Airlines for the Airbus A350 XWB. The deal sees the carrier’s total firm order for the new widebody family increase to 70 aircraft, with SIA also holding options on 20 more.

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Airbus and SriLankan Airlines announced the memorandum of understanding on June 19, during the Paris Air Show 2013.

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Air France-KLM has finalized a firm order for 25 Airbus A350-900s and has taken options on 25 more, 10 fewer A350-900s in all than the group said it would buy when it first announced its planned order in September 2011.

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Subject to shareholder approval, easyJet has identified a future need for 100 Airbus A320neo aircraft. These will be preceded by 35 Airbus A320ceo aircraft equipped with Sharklets. Of the 135 aircraft, 85 will be for replacement, according to Airbus.

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Included in the Lufthansa order ‒ signed at the Paris Air Show ‒ are 100 35 Airbus A320neo jets, 35 A321neos and 30 A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft fitted with Sharklets.

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With this latest order, ILFC increases its total firm A320neo-family order tally to 150 jets.

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With this investment, Doric will offer a tailored A380 leasing solution and will make the aircraft accessible to both new and existing A380 operators around the world who prefer to opt for the flexibility of an operating lease.

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The first Airbus A350 XWB widebody jet has successfully completed its first flight, landing to the cheers of thousands of Airbus employees, guests and media representatives gathered for the event.

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Weather conditions permitting, the first flight-test Airbus A350 XWB will take off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at around 10:00 am local time on June 14, according to Airbus.

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Airbus powered up the Trent XWB engines on the first flight-test A350 XWB on June 2 after starting up the aircraft’s auxiliary power unit (APU), as part of the preparations for the aircraft’s maiden flight.

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Singapore Airlines has agreed to order 30 more Airbus A350-900s and 30 Boeing 787-10Xs in deals the carrier values at more than $17 billion at list prices. The A350 deal includes options for 20 more, which can be converted to A350-1000s. The 787-10X deal makes SIA the launch customer for the planned new 787 stretched version.

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Airbus A350 XWB ‘MSN001’ is now fully complete after emerging in its Airbus livery from the manufacturer’s paint shop in Toulouse.

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International Airlines Group and subsidiary British Airways have signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 widebodies and to option 18 more. IAG has also secured commercial terms and delivery slots that could lead to firm orders for the Airbus A350 XWB for Iberia.

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Indonesian low-cost carrier Lion Air has placed a firm order with Airbus for 234 A320-family aircraft, among them 109 A320neos, 65 A321neos and 60 A320 current engine option aircraft.

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Airbus has now delivered 100 commercial aircraft to Japanese carriers, with the delivery on March 15 of Jetstar Japan’s 10th Airbus A320.

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Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines’ contract includes firm orders for 25 Airbus A321 current engine option jets, four A320neos and 53 A321neos. Turkish Airlines has also taken options on 35 additional A321neos. This order is the largest ever placed by a Turkish carrier, according to Airbus.

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Airbus has delivered the 100th A380 superjumbo, handing the aircraft over to Malaysia Airlines on March 14 at the manufacturer’s Henri Ziegler Delivery Centre in Toulouse.

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