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Israir Confirm Order For A320s  
User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4095 posts, RR: 90
Posted (7 years 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2245 times:
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Airbus has confirmed what has previously been mentioned on this forum and have secured their first direct order from an Isreali Carrier.

Israir, after leasing 2 x A320s (?) have confirmed a direct purchase for 3 x A320. No engine selection has been formalised

ISRAIR BUYS THREE A320s AND BECOMES ISRAEL’S FIRST AIRBUS CUSTOMER

Israel based carrier Israir Airlines signed a firm order for three Airbus A320 aircraft on 17th April, 2007, making the airline the first Airbus customer in the country. The deal marks Airbus’ breakthrough in the Israeli market.

The aircraft will be configured in all economy class with 174 seats. Israir Airlines will place the aircraft on routes from Israel to all its European destinations. The engines have yet to be chosen.

“We pride ourselves in offering our passengers a personal and more enjoyable flying experience. Israir Airlines is doing its best to offer the highest possible level of quality and the newest planes, and the Airbus A320 fits in well with our philosophy”, said Zohar Endelman, Israir President & CEO.


This press release will be available shortly on http://www.airbus.com

No mention has been made of their long haul requirement and given that this is their first direct sale into Isreal for Airbus it's worth it's own thread.

Regards, PanAm_DC10


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User currently offlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 2927 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2245 times:

Great news for airbus as well as Israir. Glad it was the A320, not the 737

-CXfirst



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User currently offlineBasefly From Denmark, joined Apr 2007, 196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2137 times:

Thats nice news....

Just wish that there had been an A340 or two in there as well  pray 



757/777-A340/A380, Love them.
User currently offlineN844AA From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (7 years 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2119 times:

Quoting CXfirst (Reply 1):
Great news for airbus as well as Israir. Glad it was the A320, not the 737

 Confused

What do you have against the 737? It's a fine aircraft.



New airplanes, new employees, low fares, all touchy-feely ... all of them are losers. -Gordon Bethune
User currently offlineEI321 From Iraq, joined Jul 2009, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2097 times:

Another 2 A320s in the backlog is not very important, but nice to see Airbus break the ice in Israel.

Now all they need is an A330 order from ElAl. Those 767s are ancient!

[Edited 2007-04-17 13:17:20]

User currently offlineIvo From Belgium, joined Sep 2000, 470 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1833 times:

PANAM_DC10,

The 2 A320 Israir is leasing are:

c/n 333 ex Lat Charter YL-LCA del to Israir 17/01/2007
c/n 384 ex Lat Charter YL-LCB del to Israir 10/01/2007


Ivo


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