Etihad Airways has ordered 50 of A350 XWB aircraft, 36 of A320neo and an A330-200F (Dubai Airshow 2013)
Etihad Airways airplanes were bought. After placing the order for 25 Aircraft 777X and 30 Aircraft 787-10, the United Arab Emirates' national airline also ordered 50 aircraft A350 XWB, 36 units A320neo and a A330-200F.
The contract was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2013 event by James Hogan, Etihad Airways CEO and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO. The order includes 40 of A350-900 units, 10 A350-1000 aircraft, a A330-200F, 26 of aircraft A321neo and 10 A320neo. Currently, the Etihad Airways fleet comprises 23 A320 aircraft, 25 aircraft A330 and 11 A340.
James Hogan, President and CEO of Etihad Airways, said:
“10 years ago, this month, I celebrated the inaugural flight. It was operated with an Airbus A330 and departed from Abu Dhabi. A decade later, we grew and became one of the most important airlines in the world, and Airbus played an important role in this evolution. Currently, we have over 60 fleet of Airbus aircraft, and this command is a testament to the strong partnership between Etihad Airways and Airbus. "