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GCAA launches major en route and flow management initiative with Airbus ProSky
11 February 2015

GCAA launches major en route and flow management initiative with Airbus ProSky

The aviation industry is a key enabler of the UAE economy.  With growth of air traffic expected to increase from 2,200...

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Airbus’ focus on “thermoplastic” composite materials brings environmental and production improvements
19 January 2015

Airbus’ focus on “thermoplastic” composite materials brings environmental and production improvements

While the use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) has become a mainstay in aircraft production, many are unaware...

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Innovation in motion: Airbus’ A330 increased maximum takeoff weight version completes its first flight
12 January 2015

Innovation in motion: Airbus’ A330 increased maximum takeoff weight version completes its first flight

The newest evolution in Airbus’ market-leading widebody jetliner product line – the A330 with an increased 242-tonne...

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First 242 tonne take-off weight A330 successfully completes first flight
12 January 2015

First 242 tonne take-off weight A330 successfully completes first flight

Key milestone for the latest evolution of the popular A330 FamilyPaves the way for entry into service in 2015 with... read more
Airbus receives over 500 ideas for Fly Your Ideas student challenge
17 December 2014

Airbus receives over 500 ideas for Fly Your Ideas student challenge

Teams at Airbus now selecting the best 100 concepts read more
Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge Fly Your Ideas
20 November 2014

Airbus and UNESCO partner on global student challenge Fly Your Ideas

Empowering a new generation of young innovators read more
Innovative by nature: Airbus establishes a company-wide network for bionics projects
18 November 2014

Innovative by nature: Airbus establishes a company-wide network for bionics projects

Airbus believes that much can be learned by studying the natural world, and in putting this philosophy into practice as...

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Airbus to expand oversize air transport capability
17 November 2014

Airbus to expand oversize air transport capability

Launches development of new Beluga oversize transport aircraft read more
Time to “fly your ideas:” Airbus is accepting entries for the fourth edition of its student competition
12 November 2014

Time to “fly your ideas:” Airbus is accepting entries for the fourth edition of its student competition

Students around the world are getting ready to “reach for the skies” with Airbus as the deadline for entering the...

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A leader today and tomorrow: Increased takeoff weight version positions the A330 Family for continued success
07 November 2014

A leader today and tomorrow: Increased takeoff weight version positions the A330 Family for continued success

A new evolution in Airbus’ market-leading widebody product line is now taking shape as the company’s A330-300 offering...

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AIRBUS and ORACLE TEAM USA forge technology partnership
23 October 2014

AIRBUS and ORACLE TEAM USA forge technology partnership

Joining forces in a mutual passion for performance excellence read more
Global Airbus and GEDC award applauds initiatives that bring diversity to engineering
09 October 2014

Global Airbus and GEDC award applauds initiatives that bring diversity to engineering

Three finalists selected including a candidate from Australia and two from the US. read more
Already “at home in the sky” – the A320neo continues Airbus’ single-aisle jetliner leadership
25 September 2014

Already “at home in the sky” – the A320neo continues Airbus’ single-aisle jetliner leadership

Maintaining its reputation for non-stop innovation, Airbus marked a new aviation milestone with today’s successful... read more
A320neo Family sets new standards with 20% reduced fuel burn
23 September 2014

A320neo Family sets new standards with 20% reduced fuel burn

A result of Airbus’ latest cabin innovations reinforced by further engine enhancements read more
Airbus launches new pivoting overhead carry-on stowage bins for A320 Family with order from Delta Air Lines
16 September 2014

Airbus launches new pivoting overhead carry-on stowage bins for A320 Family with order from Delta Air Lines

A320 Family non-stop cabin innovation: offering passengers the greatest overhead stowage volume per passenger of any... read more
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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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