2008-01-13 - AWAS Airbus orderAWAS orders 75 Airbus A320 family aircraft
Großauftrag von AWAS aus Irland<br /> The Dublin based lessor AWAS has signed a firm contract for 75 A320 Family aircraft bringing their Airbus portfolio to a total of 145, comprising single aisle and long-range aircraft.
This is the first order announced by Airbus this year. Being one of the three largest aircraft leasing companies in the world, AWAS has a diversified selection of commercial aircraft and is a leader in next generation technology. "This transaction represents a natural extension of the new aircraft order stream that we acquired in 2007 through the acquisition of Pegasus Aviation Finance Company," said Franklin L. Pray, AWAS President and CEO. "Consistent with our long-term strategy, this deal further diversifies our fleet and allows AWAS to meet current and future demand from our customers for highly fuel efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft," he added.