Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
. Space Industry and Business News .




AEROSPACE
China's Zhejiang Loong Airlines confirms order of 20 A320s
by Staff Writers
Paris (AFP) Dec 29, 2013


China's Zhejiang Loong Airlines has ordered 20 Airbus planes of the A320 series, firming up a deal made in September, Airbus announced in a statement Sunday.

The carrier which is based in Hangzhou, east China, had been given the green light for the transport of passengers when it signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus at the 15th Aviation Expo China 2013 in Beijing.

Zhejiang Loong Airlines's order concerns 11 A320ceo and nine A320neo.

Zhejiang Loong Airlines "made its first commercial flight with a leased A320, thereby becoming a new Airbus user", the aircraft manufacturer said.

The carrier is "determined to contribute to the economic and social development of Zhejiang province offering efficient transport services," Airbus quoted company chief Liu Qihong as saying.

The airline plans to offer services within a range of four hours around Hangzhou.

Airbus markets the A320 family, a single-aisle jetliner (composed of the A318, A319, A320 and A321) as "the world's most eco-efficient single-aisle product line".

The manufacturer says it had 2,523 firm orders of the aircraft at the end of November.

lum/gk/boc

EADS - EUROPEAN AERONAUTIC DEFENCE AND SPACE COMPANY

.


Related Links
Aerospace News at SpaceMart.com






Comment on this article via your Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News





AEROSPACE
Cathay Pacific orders 4 more long-haul Boeing planes
Hong Kong (AFP) Dec 27, 2013
Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific ordered four additional long-haul planes from Boeing on Friday, a week after it ordered 21 Boeing 777-9X planes, in a move to modernise its fleet. The airline said it would purchase an additional three Boeing 777-300ER passenger planes along with a Boeing 747-8 freighter, with a total list price of HK$7.4 billion ($954.25 million). Cathay did not rev ... read more


AEROSPACE
Japanese scientists move objects using acoustic levitation

Computers search for 'cheapium' versions of expensive materials

New computer memory can hold data 20 years without power

AVX Announces Market Introduction of First Space-Level BME MLCC

AEROSPACE
Rocket Rokot brings 3 Russian military-purpose satellites on orbit

Military Communication Improved as 6th Boeing-built Wideband Satellite Enters Service

Radio Gateway Connects US and Allied Troops to a Common Mobile Network

Northrop Grumman Reinvents Satellite Communications for Aircraft

AEROSPACE
Russian Rocket Puts Telecoms Satellite Into Orbit

The Athena-Fidus satellite is readied for Arianespace first heavy-lift mission of 2014

Boeing, Energia Achieve Mixed Results in Counterclaims

Orbital Launches Completes 40th Consecutive Successful Suborbital Rocket For NASA

AEROSPACE
Beidou to cover world by 2020 with 30 satellites

Obama bans construction of GLONASS stations in US without Pentagon's approval

China's BeiDou satellite system expected to achieve global coverage by 2020

China to strengthen its own GPS system

AEROSPACE
Cathay Pacific orders 4 more long-haul Boeing planes

China's Zhejiang Loong Airlines confirms order of 20 A320s

Northrop Grumman Expands Support For Japan E-2C Hawkeye Program

20th Anniversary of First B-2 Spirit Delivery

AEROSPACE
Exfoliation method paves way for 2D materials to be used in printable photonics and electronics

Theorists Predict New State of Quantum Matter May Have Big Impact on Electronics

Low-power tunneling transistor for high-performance devices at low voltage

Sharpening the focus in quantum photolithography

AEROSPACE
NASA and JAXA Announce Launch Date for Global Precipitation Satellite

NASA Carbon Sleuth Gets Simulated Taste of Space

Rainfall satellite will aid in environmental, weather science

Van Allen Probes Shed Light on Decades-old Mystery

AEROSPACE
Morocco begins emptying beached oil tanker

One dead, seven injured by contaminated China parcels

Pollution alarm as Greeks switch to firewood for heat

Virginia Tech research overturns assumption about mercury in the Arctic




The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement