Friday, July 5, 2013

► TUNISIA: Syphax Airlines firms its orders for three A320ceos, three A320neos.

Tunisia's Syphax Airlines (FS), has confirmed its order with Airbus to buy three A320neo and three A320ceo, having signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the deal at the recently ended 2013 Paris Air Show.
Syphax's A320 NEOThe order is the first time an African based carrier has ordered the NEO and marks a significant breakthrough for Airbus in one of the world’s fastest developing markets. The airline will take delivery of its first A320CEO in 2015, while the new A320NEO aircraft are scheduled to begin delivery in 2019.

The aircraft will be powered by CFM engines.
Syphax Airlines is focused on continuing to grow its Tunisian, North Africa and Europe routes, and an expansion of its network to Asia and North America, through its hubs in Tunis and Sfax while offering passengers a luxurious service,” said Syphax Chairman and Director General, Mohamed Frikha.
The airline already operates 2 A319 and 3 A320 aircraft and will shortly commence operating a leased A330-200.