20070603 - Avianca AirbusAvianca orders 70 Airbus
Großauftrag aus Südamerika<br /> Colombia's national flag carrier Avianca is acquiring 70 Airbus aircraft, including 38 firm orders (33 A319s/A320s and five A330-200s) and 32 options (27 A319s/A320s and five A330-200s).
"With this order, Avianca will enter a new era in terms of advanced aircraft technology and passenger comfort", said German Efromovich, President of the Synergy Group which owns Avianca. "The A319s, A320s and A330s will offer our passengers the highest levels of travel comfort whilst allowing us to benefit from their unbeatable economics. On top of that thanks to the high level of commonality between the Airbus products, our pilots will be able to simultaneously fly the different aircraft which will further contribute to our efficiency." Avianca is Colombia's largest airline and is also the second oldest commercial airline in the world.