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Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:52 pm

Air Asia is close to placing an order for 100 additional A320s which would be a mix of ceos and neos.

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...dering-100-airbus-aircraft-376830/

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AirAsia is close to placing an order for 100 Airbus aircraft to aid its international expansion.

A plan to acquire the additional aircraft will be submitted to its board in about two weeks, says group chief executive Tony Fernandes.

Their expansion rate is quite amazing, but does seem to be well controlled. I flew them a couple of times in March and I was very impressed with their efficiency and service.
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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:12 pm

Is this the same order?

Air Asia : 100 More A320s. (by titus95 Aug 29 2012 in Civil Aviation)?threadid=5551594&searchid=5552367&s=Air+Asia+#ID5552367

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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:31 pm

Quoting PlanesNTrains (Reply 1):
Is this the same order?

Yes , this "new news" is just that it is going to the BoD for approval.
 
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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:00 pm

Hopefully we´ll see sharks on the ceo -model  

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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:13 pm

Quoting solnabo (Reply 3):
Hopefully we´ll see sharks on the ceo -model

Yes, Airbus already said that Air Asia would be the first to receive them.

http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/new...irbus-and-the-worlds-largest-a320/

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Airbus and the world’s largest A320 customer AirAsia announced that the airline will become the first operator of the A320 with ‘Sharklets’ when they take delivery of the first A320 equipped with these fuel-saving wing-tip devices at the end of this year.
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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:12 pm

how many times in the last 2 years has Air Asia ordered 100 A320's ? is it 200, 300, 400 ?
 
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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:07 pm

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 5):
how many times in the last 2 years has Air Asia ordered 100 A320's ? is it 200, 300, 400 ?

They have currently ordered a total of 375 A320s (including 200 neos ordered at Paris last year).
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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:31 am

So much for the C-Series interest, guess it was just to get the pricing they wanted from Airbus.
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RE: Air Asia Close To 100 A320ceo/neo Order

Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:50 am

I really hope that Air Asia orders many A321NEOs as part of this mega order as this aircraft operating economics on high volume medium haul routes is quite exceptional as you gain approximately 20% more capacity at only 7% higher operational costs !

The A321NEO can easily operate routes such as KUL-BOM, KUL-PEK, KUL-PVG and KUL-DEL nonstop without any payload restrictions + can be used on routes which are currently seeing very high S/F on the A320s.