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Teamwork: Keeping Airbus’ jetliner production and deliveries on schedule
20 January 2017

Teamwork: Keeping Airbus’ jetliner production and deliveries on schedule

Airbus relies on a full range of skills to meet its production and delivery schedules, backed by dedicated teams that...

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Airbus’ new centre wing box design holds great promise for future aircraft
13 January 2017

Airbus’ new centre wing box design holds great promise for future aircraft

Underscoring its role as an innovation leader, Airbus has created the first-ever single-piece composite centre wing box...

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Good vibrations! Airbus improves drilling processes with an innovative new technology
11 January 2017

Good vibrations! Airbus improves drilling processes with an innovative new technology

Airbus is developing a new, fully-automated drilling technology to significantly enhance the drilling of rivet holes in...

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Development milestone: Integration begins for Airbus’ next-generation Beluga XL
06 January 2017

Development milestone: Integration begins for Airbus’ next-generation Beluga XL

Airbus’ next-generation oversize cargo airlifter is transitioning from concept to reality as the first Beluga XL core...

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From ST to XL: defining the differences between Airbus’ two generations of Beluga aircraft
27 December 2016

From ST to XL: defining the differences between Airbus’ two generations of Beluga aircraft

While Airbus’ new-generation Beluga XL oversized airlifter may resemble its Beluga ST predecessor, several key physical...

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Approved for airline service: how the A321neo received its airworthiness certification
26 December 2016

Approved for airline service: how the A321neo received its airworthiness certification

This month’s A321neo certification was the culmination of an extensive effort to confirm the “ready-for-service” status...

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Better than ever: Airbus’ AIRLINE1 returns for the A350-1000 flight test campaign
15 December 2016

Better than ever: Airbus’ AIRLINE1 returns for the A350-1000 flight test campaign

With the A350-1000 jetliner’s flight test campaign now underway, Airbus is bringing back AIRLINE1 – the simulated...

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Bigger and ready for service: the A321neo is certified with Pratt & Whitney engines
15 December 2016

Bigger and ready for service: the A321neo is certified with Pratt & Whitney engines

The A321neo’s type certification with Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines clears the way for the service entry...

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Airbus A321neo with P&W engines receives Type Certification
15 December 2016

Airbus A321neo with P&W engines receives Type Certification

EASA and FAA certification paves way for the first delivery read more
First A350-1000 becomes airborne for its maiden flight
24 November 2016

First A350-1000 becomes airborne for its maiden flight

· Flight-test programme now underway;· Three development aircraft will prepare A350-1000 programme for certification. read more
Airbus is reaching new heights in providing in-flight connectivity solutions for passengers
15 November 2016

Airbus is reaching new heights in providing in-flight connectivity solutions for passengers

Airbus is evaluating a new standard high-bandwidth architecture that will provide faster and more wide-reaching...

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Taking research to the next level for improved air traffic management with trajectory-based operations
14 November 2016

Taking research to the next level for improved air traffic management with trajectory-based operations

Airbus is helping make the skies more efficient and reduce the aviation sector’s environmental footprint through its...

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Airbus explores a new cabin innovation for passengers with limited mobility
24 October 2016

Airbus explores a new cabin innovation for passengers with limited mobility

Making the freedom of flight possible is one of Airbus’ core values – a main reason why the company is working with...

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Airbus innovation goes digital for the distribution of technical data
20 October 2016

Airbus innovation goes digital for the distribution of technical data

Airbus is leading the digital shift in the aviation industry, taking advantage of wide-ranging benefits from improving...

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APEX Expo 2016 – Singapore: Airbus focusing on connectivity and choice for airlines and passengers
19 October 2016

APEX Expo 2016 – Singapore: Airbus focusing on connectivity and choice for airlines and passengers

• Visit Airbus at Marina Bay Sands Expo Centre, Stand #739 – Tues 25th to Thurs 27th Oct;
• Latest news on Airbus’...

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Since its inception, Airbus has played a pioneering role in the international air transport industry’s evolution. This trend will continue over the coming decades, as Airbus leverages innovative solutions to further improve the economic efficiency and environmental performance of commercial aviation.

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