Wed, Jan 11, 2017
Most Are New Engine Option Variant Of The Aircraft
Aviation Capital Group (“ACG”), the commercial aircraft leasing subsidiary of Pacific Life Insurance Company, has announced that it has placed follow-on orders with Airbus for 35 additional A320 Family aircraft, consisting of 30 A320neo Family aircraft, 2 A320ceo aircraft and 3 A321ceo aircraft. ACG has also secured the option to purchase 10 additional A320neo aircraft.
Including this commitment, ACG and its subsidiaries have ordered a total of 158 A320 Family aircraft directly from Airbus, consisting of 61 A320neo Family and 97 A320ceo Family aircraft. Of the 158 aircraft ordered, 66 aircraft have yet to be delivered.
“The A320 Family is one of the prime building blocks of our portfolio growth strategy,” said Khanh T. Tran, CEO of ACG. “We look forward to placing these highly fuel efficient aircraft with our airline customers around the world.”
“It’s a pleasure to see ACG renew its confidence in the fuel efficient A320 Family,” said John Leahy, Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Operating Officer Customers. “ACG will be able to offer its airline customers the latest and most advanced A320s that will notably deliver unmatched comfort to passengers. This order confirms that the A320 Family is a fantastic long term asset and investment in the portfolio of lessors.”
Over 12,800 A320 Family aircraft have already been ordered, including over 4,800 A320neo Family aircraft from 89 customers. The A320neo Family incorporates the latest engines and aerodynamic enhancements, delivering more than 15 percent fuel savings and 20 percent by 2020.
(Source: ACG news release. Image from file)
Beechcraft Heritage Museum The Beechcraft Heritage Museum is a distinctly original one-of-a-kind, “living and working” aviation museum that traces the lineage of the Be>[...]
Also: Airborne at XPONENTIAL, AMA On Mil-Airspace, Canadian Drones, AMA Legislative Efforts With an appearance not all that different than many of the multi-copters we’re all>[...]
Also: Aeryon Labs, Northrop Grumman, XTAR Connectivity, Bowling Green Drones The broadcast platforms of tomorrow may well be unmanned... and 360 Designs has just introduced the Fly>[...]
Also: American Airlines, Airborne-NextGen, Biofuel, ATR 72-600, Gogo, Drone Drive, L3 Aviation Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space to colle>[...]
The World's Greatest Gathering Of 'All Things Unmanned' Will Get Expert Live Coverage! The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and their "Airborne-Unmann>[...]