Deals this week: Airbus, SpaceX, Boeing
Airbus has secured a firm order from Japanese airline Peach Aviation for 13 A320 family twin-engine jet aircraft, including ten A320neos and three A320ceos.
The new aircraft will allow the airline to reinforce its position in the Japanese aviation market, while offering increased passenger comfort.
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has been selected by Nasa to launch surface water and ocean topography (SWOT) mission aboard a Falcon 9 launch vehicle.
The SWOT spacecraft is expected to be launched from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US, in April 2021.
The Boeing Company has received an order from Fiji Airways for five new 737 MAX 8 family aircraft.
The new aircraft will allow Fiji’s national airline to replace its narrow-body aircraft fleet.
The airline will receive the new 737 MAX 8 family aircraft from 2018.
US in-flight broadband services provider Gogo has reached an agreement with Intelsat to provide Wi-Fi services for passenger aircraft operating in the North Atlantic routes.
The agreement will enable Gogo to use high-throughput services from the Intelsat 29e satellite to provide in-flight Wi-Fi internet services.