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Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:29 pm

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Following this delivery, the company awarded Jet Aviation with another completions contract for an Airbus 340-600. The aircraft will arrive at the Basel facility in April 2008 and delivery to the client is scheduled for mid 2009.

http://www.ameinfo.com/108574.html

Be careful when reading the article, they are mixing Saad Air´s A320 and A340-600 a bit. The above mentioned timing indicates that Saad Air has ordered a second A340-600, their first one has been delivered by Airbus recently and should be fitted out at the moment. Thus I assume that this is an add-on order. Anyone able to confirm this? Order should be on the January 2007 book then.
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:53 pm

FWIW the press release about Saad Air's A340-600 delivery includes that Saad Air is in negotations to 'double' its fleet in the near future.

http://www.airbus.com/en/presscentre...tems/06_12_18_A340600_SaadAir.html

"SAAD Air is also in negotiations to double its fleet in the near future, with a wide range of aircraft types for its private aviation business with VIP clientele"
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:16 pm

Why don´t Saad Air go for A380 VVIP? A pipedream maybe, but anyway...

Would be awesome to get a look inside the flying palace.

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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:59 pm

Can someone post a pic - the Saad A346 is one of the most jaw-droppingly stunning livery/plane combinations ive ever seen.

Absolutely gorgeous.
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:13 pm

Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 3):
Can someone post a pic - the Saad A346 is one of the most jaw-droppingly stunning livery/plane combinations ive ever seen.

Absolutely gorgeous.

Here you go mate.



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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:23 pm

What a beautiful scheme! Big grin
 
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:03 pm

Thank you very much indeed - stunning. Absolutely stunning. Big grin
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:28 pm

i wonder how it looks inside.
 
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:45 pm

Quoting Amirs (Reply 7):
i wonder how it looks inside.

Currently, you wouldn't see much more than an empty cabin.

But in a few months' time...
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RE: Another A340-600 For Saad Air?

Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:29 am

There appears to be a business aviation exhibition soon in Dubai. If they did indeed order an additional aircraft, perhaps it could be announced there.

http://www.menareport.com/en/business/208922
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