Tuesday, January 13, 2015

China firms up order

China Aircraft Leasing Co. (CALC) firmed up its contract in December 2014 with Airbus for 100 A320 family aircraft. The order comprises 74 A320neo, 16 A320ceo and 10 A321ceo. Including this new order, CALC’s total backlog with Airbus stands at 140 A320 family aircraft. (Source: Airbus, 01/12/15) Gulf Coast note: The Airbus A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Ala., will open in the fall of this year.