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Dubai Airshow 2017: All Hamburg related news in our DAS ticker


Hamburg Aviation represented the third largest civil aviation site in the world at Dubai Airshow. In the ticker the Hamburg Aviation team summarized all the Hamburg related news for you.

Thursday, 16 Nov, 14.30

See you next time, Dubai!

The aviation region of Hamburg says thanks and goodbye, Dubai Airshow! It was great meeting you all. See you soon!

Thursday, 16 Nov, 14.00


Air Sénégal orders two A330neo aircraft

Air Sénégal, the national carrier of Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for two A330neo aircraft.The agreement makes Air Sénégal the first airline in Africa to select the A330neo.

The agreement was announced during a signing ceremony at the Dubai Airshow in the presence of Maimouna Ndoye Seck, Minister of Air transport and Development of Airport Infrastructure, Senegal. Air Senegal will launch operations in 2018, the airline plans to use the A330neo to develop its medium and long-haul network.


Wednesday, 15 Nov, 16.00

CDB Aviation confirms order for 90 A320neo Family Aircraft

Dublin based CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC (CDB Aviation) announces a firm order for 90 A320neo Family aircraft during the Dubai Airshow 2017. The agreement was reached in two steps: an original purchase agreement signed in 2014 for 45 A320neo Family aircraft, which remained undisclosed to date, and the firming up of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) announced at the 2017 Le Bourget Paris Airshow in June 2017 for an additional 30 A320neo and 15 A321neo aircraft.


Wednesday, 15 Nov, 12.00

European Aerospace Clusters and Dubai South sign MoU

The European Aerospace Cluster Partnership EACP, coordinated by Hamburg Aviaion, signed a Cooperation Agreement with Dubai South in the framework of the Dubai Airshow 2017.

Signees: Eskisehir Aviation Cluster Turkey ESAC (contact point EACP-UAE) and Dubai South (H.E. Khalifa Al Zaffin)


Wednesday, 15 Nov, 11.00

Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft


Indigo Partners' four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary) upon the completion of final purchase agreements between Airbus and the four airlines.

The 430-aircraft commitment, comprised of 273 A320neos and 157 A321neos worth $49.5 billion at list prices, was announced at the Dubai Airshow by Bill Franke, Managing Partner of Indigo Partners, and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft. When added to existing Airbus A320 Family orders, the new agreement will make Indigo Partners one of the largest customers by order number in the world for the Airbus single-aisle aircraft family. Airlines in the Indigo Partners family previously have placed orders for 427 A320 Family aircraft.


Tuesday, 14 Nov, 17.00 launches at Dubai Airshow

Avipeo, the social network for the global aviation community, launches at Dubai Airshow. Besides aviation news, a career market and an event calender, you now have the chance to search for companies and expertises among worldwide. More infos:

Tuesday, 14 Nov, 16.00

Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo Family aircraft


Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2017 by Dr. Hamad Al-Tuwaijri, Chairman of Golden Falcon Aviation, and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft in the presence of Ali Al Fouzan, Chairman of Wataniya Airways.

Wataniya Airways resumed operations in July 2017 and currently operates a fleet of two A320ceo aircraft serving several destinations in the Middle East and Europe from its home base in Kuwait.



Tuesday, 14 Nov, 14.00

flyadeal and Lufthansa Technik sign comprehensive engineering services contract Long term support for complete A320 fleet

Saudi-Arabia's low cost airline flyadeal and Lufthansa Technik have signed a comprehensive aircraft engineering services contract. The contract will run over four years and will cover the complete flyadeal A320 fleet.

One of the major components of the agreement is the set-up of a new maintenance control center. This will include a full Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) and aircraft engineering support from Lufthansa Technik. Lufthansa Technik will also organize trouble shooting and will help flyadeal to establish an optimized maintenance program which allows highly efficient operations due to an optimized maintenance schedule.


Sunday, 11 Nov, 14.00

Emirates says it will buy 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal worth some $15.1 billion

Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group, said the delivery for this aircraft will begin 2020 onwards, "taking the airline into 2030". (Source:

Sunday, 11 Nov, 13.40

Lufthansa Technik develops cabin concept for Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport aircraft

Experts from the Lufthansa Technik VIP & Special Mission Aircraft division have developed a cabin concept for the Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport aircraft (MRTT). Four different configurations - "State", "Governor", "Rescue" and "Trooper" - as well as new usage possibilities can be realized. Lufthansa Technik has already gained a customer for the "Governor" configuration. Some 30 A330 MRTT aircraft have been ordered or are already in service with various air forces.


Sunday, 11 Nov, 13:30

First 787 VIP cabin completion for Lufthansa Technik - Project start scheduled for 2018

Lufthansa Technik has received an order for a VIP cabin cabin completion for a Boeing 787-8. The contract of an undisclosed customer is the first completion for this aircraft type for Lufthansa Technik. The project is scheduled to start in 2018.


Sunday, 11 Nov, 12.30

Honeywell and Lufthansa Technik create world's largest maintenance, repair and overhaul capability for Airbus A350 fleets

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has signed Lufthansa Technik as a licensed component repair center and exclusive global asset provider for all Honeywell components and the HGT 1700 APU on Airbus A350 aircraft. Under the agreement, Lufthansa Technik will offer A350 operators around the world an unequaled experience with maintenance, repair and overhaul services for all Honeywell components, including auxiliary power units.

Sunday, 11 Nov, 10.00

Hamburg at Dubai Airshow

Hamburg Aviation is live at the Dubai Airshow. Visit the Hamburg Aviation region at stand 814 or follow us here, our Twitter channel @HamburgAviation and Instagram @hamburgaviation.

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