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Aircraft History

Aircraft History

1967 to today

Early days (1967-1969)

Early days (1967-1969)

Trouble and strife (1968-1969)

Trouble and strife (1968-1969)

First order, first flight (1970-1972)

First order, first flight (1970-1972)

Champagne... and drought (1973-1977)

Champagne... and drought (1973-1977)

Technology leaders (1977-1979)

Technology leaders (1977-1979)

Fly-by-wire (1980-1987)

Fly-by-wire (1980-1987)

The family grows (1988-1991)

The family grows (1988-1991)

Expansion (1991-1992)

Expansion (1991-1992)

Record breakers (1993-2000)

Record breakers (1993-2000)

Going global (2001-2004)

Going global (2001-2004)

The "wow" factor... and a new era dawns (2004-2007)

The "wow" factor... and a new era dawns (2004-2007)

Challenges and achievements (2006-2009)

Challenges and achievements (2006-2009)

Preparing the future (2009-2010)

Preparing the future (2009-2010)

Confirming Airbus' industry leadership (2011)

Confirming Airbus' industry leadership (2011)

Higher production goals, while new aircraft take shape (2012)

Higher production goals, while new aircraft take shape (2012)

Continuing the momentum (2013)

Continuing the momentum (2013)

Building on a record year (2014)

Building on a record year (2014)

Delivering on commitments and preparing for the future (2015)

Delivering on commitments and preparing for the future (2015)

Boosting competitiveness with efficiency, innovation and diversity (2016)

Boosting competitiveness with efficiency, innovation and diversity (2016)

Airbus Commercial Aircraft positioned for the future (2017)

Airbus Commercial Aircraft positioned for the future (2017)

Maintaining commercial aircraft market leadership (2018)

Maintaining commercial aircraft market leadership (2018)

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