2007-12-09 - AirAsia A320 buyAirAsia to Become largest airline customer for A320
Neuer Auftrag von AirAsia<br /> AirAsia, the region's largest low-cost carrier, has placed a firm order for an additional 25 A320s.
The latest contract brings AirAsia Group's (Malaysia AirAsia, Thai AirAsia and Indonesia AirAsia) total orders to 175 A320 aircraft and makes it the largest airline customer for this particular aircraft in the world. The contract was signed today at the Langkawi Airshow by Datuk Tony Fernandes, Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer - Customers of Airbus.
AirAsia placed its original order for 60 A320s in March 2005, with re-orders for an additional 40 aircraft announced at the Farnborough Airshow in July 2006 and another 50 aircraft in January 2007. The first aircraft was delivered to AirAsia in December 2005, with the airline currently operating 31 A320s on a rapidly expanding domestic and regional network.