Paris Airshow 2023: Day 3 Roundup

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Day 3 of the Paris Airshow 2023 was another day filled with exciting news and announcements. Here’s a roundup of the day’s highlights:

Avolon Orders 20 Airbus A330neo Aircraft to Meet Growing Widebody Demand

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Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, has placed an order for 20 Airbus A330neo aircraft. The order is a strategic move to meet the growing demand for widebody aircraft in the aviation industry. The A330neo is a more fuel-efficient version of the A330 aircraft, offering a reduction in fuel consumption of up to 14% per seat, making it a popular choice among airlines. Read more

Akasa Air Joins Indian Contingent in Dominating Paris Air Show with Boeing 737 MAX Order

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Akasa Air signing at Paris Air Show 2023 for four 737-8s. (Photo: Boeing)

Following in the footsteps of Air India and IndiGo, Akasa Air has penned an agreement with Boeing to procure four more 737-8 jets, bolstering its fast-expanding fleet. The carrier has already received 19 of the 72 737 MAX aircraft initially ordered. This follow-up order from Akasa Air is an endorsement of the 737 MAX’s capabilities in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving aviation market. Read more

Luxair Commits to 737-7s, Becomes European Launch Customer

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Luxair and Boeing today announced at the Paris Air Show 2023 that the Luxembourgish airline has selected the 737-7 as it continues its single-aisle growth strategy. (Image: Boeing)

Luxembourg’s leading airline, Luxair, unveiled its single-aisle growth strategy at the Paris Air Show 2023. Luxair announced a deal with Boeing, committing to the 737-7 aircraft, making it the European launch customer for the jet, with an agreement to purchase four planes. This commitment to four Boeing 737-7s is a significant step towards ensuring a long-term future for Luxair. Read more

Airbus Announces Winners of A350F Livery Design Competition

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Airbus has announced the winners of its A350F livery design competition, which attracted thousands of entries from around the world. The winners, John Feehan from Dublin, Ireland, and brothers Quinnten and Ellisten Iversen from Calgary, Canada, were chosen for their similar packaging-inspired designs, which were combined to create the final winning livery design for the Airbus A350F. Read more

Embraer and Lanzhou Aviation Industry Development Group Ink LOA for 20 P2F Conversions at Paris Air Show 2023

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Brazil’s Embraer and China’s Lanzhou Aviation Industry Development Group have signed a letter of agreement for 20 Embraer E190 and E195 passenger-to-freighter conversions at the Paris Air Show 2023. This agreement is a significant step in the aviation industry, marking a strong collaboration between the Brazilian and Chinese aviation industries. Read more


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