Japan-based Skymark Airlines orders four Airbus A380s

Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest airline, has signed a contract for four A380s with Airbus, firming up a Memorandum of Understanding announced in November 2010. 

The contract was signed on Thursday 17 February during a ceremony held at Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse, France.

Following today’s announcement, total firm orders for the A380 stand at 244 from 19 customers worldwide and 43 aircraft have been delivered to five customers.