The Airbus A380: in-service worldwide
03 February 2015

Thanks to its unmatched passenger appeal and revenue-generating capabilities, Airbus’ A380 has earned its place as the new “queen of the skies.” As of January 2015, A380 jetliners are being operated by 13 customers around the globe: Air France, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways International (THAI).
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The Airbus A380: in-service worldwide
03 February 2015

Thanks to its unmatched passenger appeal and revenue-generating capabilities, Airbus’ A380 has earned its place as the new “queen of the skies.” As of January 2015, A380 jetliners are being operated by 13 customers around the globe: Air France, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways International (THAI).

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Sharklet retrofit: Benefit from increased fuel-efficiency
14 January 2015

As a result of the popularity of Airbus’ fuel-saving Sharklet wingtip devices – which are an option on new-build A320ceo (current engine option) Family jetliners and standard for NEO (new engine option) versions – the company has launched a Sharklet retrofit programme for in-service CEO aircraft. Available as a pre-assembled, plug-and-play solution, this retrofit offers numerous operational advantages including fuel burn savings up to 4 per cent, increased payload and range capabilities, and reduced CO2 emissions.

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Airbus’ Sharklets: Ready for retrofit
14 January 2015

Airbus brought together customers and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organisations to finalise its Sharklet retrofit solution for in-service A320ceo (current engine option) Family jetliners using its “embodiment demonstrator” aircraft. This full-scale demonstrator allowed Airbus to optimise the installation sequence as well as perform fuel and wing-alignment certification tests. Airbus Upgrade Services makes available the full kit and service bulletin for incorporating the fuel-saving wingtip devices on in-service A320ceo Family aircraft, with the retrofit performed by customers’ chosen MRO organisations.

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Highlights: Airbus’ 2015 year-opening press conference
13 January 2015

A highly-successful 2014 – during which Airbus achieved a new company record of 629 deliveries, while also receiving 1,456 net orders from 67 customers – is outlined by management during the year-opening press conference held 13 January 2015 in Toulouse, France. Providing comments in this video clip are President and CEO Fabrice Brégier and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer – Customers.

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The increased takeoff weight A330 variant’s first flight
13 January 2015

Continuing Airbus’ philosophy of incremental innovation, the company’s 242-metric tonne maximum takeoff weight A330 variant took to the skies for the first time in January 2015. The aircraft performed a successful maiden flight, which lasted approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes from takeoff to landing – both of which occurred at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France. As the newest enhancement to the popular and reliable A330 Family, the 242-tonne maximum takeoff weight A330 variant offers up to 500 nautical miles more range and up to 2 per cent reduced fuel consumption.

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Airbus’ 2014 highlights
21 January 2015

The company’s successful 2014 – during which it booked more than 1,456 net orders and delivered 629 aircraft – is recapped in this “best of” video. Highlights from the 12-month period include: completing the A350 XWB’s successful flight test campaign and Airbus’ first A350-900 delivery to global launch customer Qatar Airways; July’s A330neo (new engine option) launch; the maiden flight of the A320neo during September; three new customers receiving their first A380 jetliners in 2014; and more.

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Highlights: First A350 XWB delivery to Qatar Airways
22 December 2014

Airbus marked a significant industry milestone with delivery of the first A350 XWB jetliner, which was received 22 December 2014 by launch customer Qatar Airways. This video clip includes highlights from before, during and after the high-profile handover ceremony in Toulouse, France. To replay the uncut version of the live webcast, including the press conference and the ceremony, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D7sX1HNBV8

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Qatar Airways A350 XWB: lead up to the first delivery
22 December 2014

This video compilation highlights key steps in the Airbus A350 XWB programme that led up to delivery of the first customer aircraft – which was received by Qatar Airways during a ceremony on 22 December 2014. These milestones include the programme’s launch, production activities for the new-generation jetliner, the first flight and test campaign, certification and more.

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Infographic: Focus on the A350 XWB
19 December 2014

The Airbus A350 XWB is shaping the future of air travel by offering a new-generation aircraft that is best suited to the market’s requirements for size, range, revenue generation, passenger comfort and the environment. Key details related to the A350 XWB are highlighted in this video clip.

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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.

A380 Love

A380: Love at first flight
24 June 2011

Airbus is reinforcing the unrivalled passenger appeal of its 21st century flagship A380 with a new advertising campaign – called “Love A380.”

A380: Love at first flight
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Airbus A380: The quietest widebody aircraft
13 June 2012 1:02

Airbus A380: The most fuel-efficient widebody
13 June 2012 0:57

Airbus A380: Relieving congestion
13 June 2012 1:06

The Airbus A380: New generation, new experience
19 March 2012 4:47

The A380 takes flight
13 April 2011 1:33

The A380: Designed for comfort
15 January 2010 1:19

Painting the A380 "love at first flight"
19 June 2011 2:35

Le Bourget 2011 - The A380 soars high above Le Bourget
24 June 2011 5:24

A380 formation flights through the years
19 June 2011 2:39

A380 and A400M in formation flight
22 June 2011 1:53

China Southern Airlines A380: delivery ceremony highlights
14 October 2011 3:44

Airbus celebrates delivery of the initial Korean Air A380
24 May 2011 3:17

The first Air France A380 departs Hamburg for Paris
09 March 2010 2:16

Lufthansa takes delivery of its first A380
04 June 2010 4:25

A dazzling A380 delivery ceremony for Qantas
04 February 2010 3:50

Airbus delivers first A380 to Emirates
09 March 2010 2:32

First A380 delivery to Singapore Airlines
04 February 2010 5:26

A visit of the A380
23 March 2012 5:39

THAI's First A380 delivery ceremony highlights
27 September 2012 4:47

Inside the A380’s cabin
01 July 2013 3:47

Airbus widebody family flight with the A350 XWB, A380 and A330
20 September 2013 2:37