Becomes largest customer for new corporate jet family
After a year of accomplishments, Airbus focuses on further enhancements in competitiveness, efficiency and innovation
Building on another solid performance last year, Airbus will be seeking further improvements in the company’s competitiveness during 2016 – becoming even more efficient and innovative, with an increasingly diverse international presence.
This was the forward-looking strategy outlined by President a...
• Highest number of Airbus airliners ever delivered – 635
• Net orders achieved totalling 1,080 aircraft – increasing backlog by 445 aircraft
• Overall result: industry year-end record backlog of 6,831 aircraft
Most efficient wide body offers passengers new-generation flying experience
After spending his first five years at Airbus in hydraulics system testing, company engineer Xavier Guillot was looking to expand professional horizons. A perfect opportunity came in 2014 with his selection to be part of Airbus’ innovation partnership with the ORACLE TEAM USA sailing squad.
More than a decade after its maiden flight, the popularity of Airbus’ A380 has never been higher among airline passengers around the world – evidenced in part by this game-changing jetliner’s recent recognition as Best Aircraft Type by the U.S. publication Global Traveler.
The honour was voted by G...