Kuwait Airways receives its first A320 with Sharklets
19 December 2014

The delivery of Kuwait Airways’ no. 1 A320 with fuel-saving Sharklets was marked during a special ceremony in December 2014, which included comments from Rasha Al Roumi, Kuwait Airways Managing Director & CEO; Airbus Head of Customer Services Didier Lux; and Thomas Rupp, VP Airbus Programs for CFM International.
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Kuwait Airways receives its first A320 with Sharklets
19 December 2014

The delivery of Kuwait Airways’ no. 1 A320 with fuel-saving Sharklets was marked during a special ceremony in December 2014, which included comments from Rasha Al Roumi, Kuwait Airways Managing Director & CEO; Airbus Head of Customer Services Didier Lux; and Thomas Rupp, VP Airbus Programs for CFM International.

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Learning is fun: Introduction to MinutePhysics’ Airbus visit
18 December 2014

Henry Reich, who makes fun videos that explains things in ways everyone can understand, comes to Airbus and learns how the A350 XWB is built and flight tested.Discover an educational video especially created by Henry to show you the “Behind-the-Scenes of an Airbus A350 being built!” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rMgpExA4kMThis and more on Henry Reich's YouTube Minute Physics channel at www.youtube.com/minutephysics

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Etihad Airways A380: In flight (Episode 4)
17 December 2014

Etihad Airways’ first A380 takes to the skies in this video montage, which features in-flight footage of the 21st century flagship jetliner.

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Etihad Airways A380: Furnishing (Episode 3)
17 December 2014

Ahead of the milestone delivery in December 2014, the first A380 for Etihad Airways – the United Arab Emirates flag carrier – receives its seats, luggage compartments and other cabin equipment.

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Etihad Airways A380: Painting (Episode 2)
17 December 2014

The no. 1 Etihad Airways A380 receives its colours in this video clip, which includes time-lapse footage of the double-deck jetliner’s painting process – which was performed at Airbus’ highly-advanced paint shop in Hamburg, Germany.

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Etihad Airways A380: Production (Episode 1)
16 December 2014

In this video montage, the first A380 for Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways takes shape at Airbus production facilities ahead of the December 2014 delivery. Etihad will be the 13th operator worldwide to receive Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner.

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In the making: Qatar Airways’ historic first A350 XWB jetliner
09 December 2014

Follow the initial Airbus A350-900 aircraft for global launch customer Qatar Airways through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France to its maiden flight in autumn 2014. The video also highlights the “Xtra” that makes the difference for this Airbus next-generation widebody jetliner – including its spacious and comfortable cabin, use of advanced composite materials along with the aircraft’s highly-efficient and quiet Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.

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The A350 XWB’s Asian Tour: November 2014
08 December 2014

Airbus’ A350 XWB Marketing Director, Mike Bausor, recaps the company’s successful 11-day trip around Asia – which included five stopovers, covered some 25,000 kilometres and allowed approximately 4,500 visitors to step on board the next-generation A350 XWB jetliner. As the latest member in Airbus’ market-leading widebody product line, this aircraft features an “Xtra” wide cabin for superior passenger comfort, along with the latest aerodynamic design and advanced Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines to deliver a step change in operating efficiency.

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Airbus’ Space Flex: Assisting passengers with reduced mobility
01 December 2014

On 3 December, the EU is marking "European Day for People with Disabilities." The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is already doing its part to help passengers with reduced mobility fly more easily. Airbus' "Space Flex" concept has reshaped its single-aisle aircraft to provide far greater access to the toilets. In addition, this new rear-cabin configuration option already exists on the company’s larger aircraft.

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A350 XWB route proving - trip 1: a pilot’s view
28 November 2014

Fernando Alonso, Head of Flight Operations, Airbus explains the purpose A350 XWB route proving flights that were performed prior to the jetliner’s certification.