Etihad Orders 200 Aircrafts worth $52 bln

Etihad Orders 200 Aircrafts worth $52 bln

Etihad Orders 200 Aircrafts worth $52 bln

(Dubai) – Etihad Airways has announced orders of around 200 aircraft worth over $52 billion at the Dubai Airshow. Abu Dhabi based airline has ordered for 87 Airbus aircraft, plus purchase rights for a further 30, to support the global expansion of its operations. The order represents an investment of up to $26.9 billion at list prices, including related engines. The firm order, unveiled at the Dubai Air Show, includes 50 Airbus A350 XWB and 36 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, together with one Airbus A330-200F freighter.
James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways said, “Ten years ago this month, we celebrated our inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi using an Airbus A330. A decade later, we have grown into one of the world’s leading airlines”.
Fabrice Brégier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Airbus, said: “We are delighted that Etihad Airways has consistently maintained its confidence in Airbus by selecting our A320neo family aircraft, which defines innovation and offers sustainability, and by expanding its A330-200F fleet”.

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