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- Airbus (EADSF) has received an order for 37 A320 neo jets from Tigerair (TAIRF) in a deal worth $3.8B at list prices, although the Asian budget carrier said that the actual price was "significantly lower."
- The aircraft will be installed with engines from United Tech's (UTX) Pratt & Whitney.
- Tigerair, which is 40%-owned by Singapore Airlines (SINGY), also has an option for an extra 13 A320 neo aircraft.
- The operator has canceled an existing order for nine A320 jets.
Monday, Dec 102012, 6:15 AMVirgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines (DAL) will reportedly form a code- and revenue-sharing agreement on transatlantic flights should the U.S. carrier buy Singapore Airlines' (SINGY.PK) 49% holding in the U.K. operator. Richard Branson isn't looking to sell any of his 51% stake in Virgin despite apparent interest from Air France-KLM (AFLYY.PK). (previous) |Monday, Dec 102012, 6:15 AM| Comment!
Thursday, Jun 72012, 8:01 AMThe inclusion of iPads by global carriers Singapore Airlines (SINGF.PK) and Jetstar (QUBSF.PK) on flights has been a raging success. Not only are passengers pleased with the diversion, but the cost savings of ditching the electronics equipment and wiring to provide inflight entertainment is enormous. By at least one estimate, a Boeing 777 could be 7% lighter by going with iPads. |Thursday, Jun 72012, 8:01 AM| 1 Comment
Monday, Oct 242011, 7:12 PMNow's the time to buy Asian airlines, says HSBC aviation analyst Mark Webb. Airline share prices have absolutely collapsed over the past year on economic uncertainty and risk aversion. Counter-intuitively, this is traditionally the best time to look at buying them. His favorite picks: Singapore Airlines (SINGF.PK) and Cathay Pacific (CPCAY.PK). (video) |Monday, Oct 242011, 7:12 PM| 3 Comments