Monday, October 8, 2007
After signing a commitment with Airbus at the Paris Air Show in June 2007, US Airways has now firmed up the contract for the purchase of 92 Airbus aircraft, including 18 A 350-800s, 4 A 350-900s, 10 A 330-200s, and 60 A320 family aircraft. The airline is slated to receive its first A350 in 2014 with deliveries running through 2017.
Delivery dates for the newly ordered A330s run from 2009 through 2010. The A 320 Family order is comprised of 10 A321s, 40 A 320s and 10 A 319s with extensive conversion rights within the A320 Family.