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Airbus Gets Yet Another Customer  
User currently offlineEbbUK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (5 years 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 12638 times:

Story that ran on Reuters website apparently LOI signed at Dubai Airshow but I have not seen it mentioned anywhere else. Anyone have more info?

Quote
"Airbus (EAD.PA) has signed a letter of intent to sell four A320 and two A330 aircraft to Senegal Airlines, according to a statement on Wednesday.

Senegal Airlines, the new national carrier of the West African country, will launch services to other African destinations in early 2010......"

source http://www.reuters.com/article/companyNews/idUSLI54048920091118

Was this omitted from Airbus because it is only an LOI?

I think it is great news for African aviation. Another airline with modern Airbus fleet giving Africans more choice. Well done Senegal Airlines and Airbus

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User currently offlineCerecl From Australia, joined Jul 2008, 740 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 12447 times:

already discussed here:
Nepal Airlines Buy A332 And A320 (by Asiaflyer Nov 17 2009 in Civil Aviation)


User currently offlineChiad From Norway, joined May 2006, 1168 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 11986 times:



Quoting Cerecl (Reply 1):
already discussed here:
Nepal Airlines Buy A332 And A320

I did not find anything about Senegal Airlines here.
Cerecl ... which post?


User currently onlineAsiaflyer From Singapore, joined May 2007, 1147 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 11941 times:

It was mentioned here Dubai Airshow 2009 (by Emirates2005 Nov 11 2009 in Civil Aviation)? , but no separate thread was started about it.

Here as well.. http://www.airbus.com/en/presscentre...ms/09_11_18_senegal_a320_a330.html
 Smile

An order (LoI) for 6 planes is not to neglect 2009.
I think we still are spoiled by the mega orders from 2007 and 2008.



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User currently offlineEbbUK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (5 years 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 11638 times:

Strange that Senegal Airlines was only mentioned in a general Dubai thread with no individual thread. It is not like Dubai was busting with orders. Africa not exciting enough for the aviation enthusuzies?

User currently offlineWorldrider From Switzerland, joined exactly 7 years ago today! , 302 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 11606 times:



Quoting EbbUK (Reply 4):
Africa not exciting enough for the aviation enthusuzies?

sounds like it..


User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 857 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (5 years 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 11593 times:

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6142

As always, a great looking bird and livery, nes pas?

//Mike  biggrin 



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User currently offlineCHRISBA777ER From UK - England, joined Mar 2001, 5964 posts, RR: 62
Reply 7, posted (5 years 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 11552 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6142

As always, a great looking bird and livery, nes pas?

//Mike biggrin

Gawd - that is stunning.

Gemini Jets - take note! We want! Big grin



What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
User currently offlineEbbUK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (5 years 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 11403 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6142

As always, a great looking bird and livery, nes pas?

Yum yum. it looks like so sweet I could eat it! Hope the interior excites too.

Does anyone know if it will be two or three class layout on the A330s?


User currently offlineCerecl From Australia, joined Jul 2008, 740 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 11338 times:



Quoting Cerecl (Reply 1):
already discussed here:



Quoting Cerecl (Reply 1):

I did not find anything about Senegal Airlines here.
Cerecl ... which post?

My apologiesfor the mix up. I blame the stifling heat here in Sydney  ashamed 


User currently offlineBrightCedars From Belgium, joined Nov 2004, 1289 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (5 years 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 11237 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
nes pas?

It's more along the spelling of "n'est-ce pas?", but we get the idea loud and clear!

Very nice indeed and very exciting news!



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User currently offlinePellegrine From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2480 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (5 years 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 11184 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6142

As always, a great looking bird and livery, nes pas?

//Mike biggrin

What a nice scheme!!!!!



oh boy!!!
User currently offlineCV580Freak From Bahrain, joined Jul 2005, 1033 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 11025 times:

Senegal Airlines are being supported by Emirates.

Quote from their website:

DUBAI, U.A.E., 18th November 2009 - On the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow, the Government of Senegal and Emirates Group today announced a joint agreement paving the way for Emirates to support Senegal Airlines.

http://www.theemiratesgroup.com/engl...s/news-details.aspx?article=523280



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User currently offlineAviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (5 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3219 times:



Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6142

Stunning livery.....this reminds me of Oasis Hong Kong.


User currently offlineJayeshrulz From India, joined Apr 2007, 1029 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (5 years 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3051 times:

http://static.planespotters.net/medi...067000/PlanespottersNet_067410.jpg

Oasis is completely different.

Which routes will be flown by this nice fruit cake  Wink ?



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User currently offlineAviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (5 years 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2914 times:



Quoting Jayeshrulz (Reply 14):
Oasis is completely different.

Did I mention anything on similarities..... its just stunning factor for me.


User currently offlineLightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 13437 posts, RR: 100
Reply 16, posted (5 years 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2634 times:
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Quoting CV580Freak (Reply 12):
Senegal Airlines are being supported by Emirates.


From your link: "it was agreed the Emirates Group will assist the Senegalese carrier in the start-up and post launch phases. "

It sounds like EK is selling consulting services on the side. Smart in this economy.

Lightsaber



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User currently offlineIvo From Belgium, joined Sep 2000, 470 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (5 years 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2155 times:

They like to start operations in 2010, so where did those aircraft come from?
A330-200 from Emirates ?
A320 ?



Ivo


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