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Shining brightly at Le Bourget: Airbus wraps up a successful Paris Air Show

Airbus’ active 2015 International Paris Air Show underscored the firm endorsement of its comprehensive, highly-efficient and market-leading product line, which provides unmatched cabin comfort and environmental performance, all backed by the company’s dedication to customer service.

Firm orders and...

19 June 2015 Headline news

Airbus’ active 2015 International Paris Air Show underscored the firm endorsement of its comprehensive, highly-efficient and market-leading product line, which provides unmatched cabin comfort and environmental performance, all backed by the company’s dedication to customer service.

Firm orders and commitments for 421 Airbus aircraft worth more than $57 billion (at list prices) were announced during the week – comprising commercial activity from across its market-leading widebody and single-aisle product lines and representing one of its best-ever showings at this biennial aviation...

Vietnam Airlines becomes world’s second operator of the A350 XWB

New levels of comfort and efficiency for carrier’s long haul services

30 June 2015 Press Release

Vietnam Airlines has become the second airline in the world to operate the all-new A350 XWB, following a special ceremony in Toulouse today. The A350-900 aircraft was delivered to global lessor AerCap on lease to the airline for operation on long haul routes and is scheduled to arrive in Hanoi tomorrow. Altogether, Vietnam Airlines is set to acquire 14 A350 XWBs, including 10 ordered from Airbus and four from lessors.

Vietnam Airlines will inaugurate commercial service with the A350 XWB later this week, initially on the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh domestic sector and then on non-stop flights from...

Airbus wins $57 billion of aircraft orders at Paris Air Show 2015

Market endorses Airbus’ most innovative products & services

18 June 2015 Press Release

During the 2015 Paris Air Show, Airbus won $57 billion worth of business for a total of 421 aircraft. The deals comprise firm orders for 124 aircraft worth $16.3 billion and commitments for 297 aircraft worth $40.7 billion.

In the widebody market, Airbus kicked-off the show with the announcement of the first operator for the new A330 Regional, with Saudi Arabian Airlines taking 20 on lease from IAFC, a leading lessor in the Middle East. The A330 Regional will enable airlines to serve fast-growing domestic and regional routes at least cost and maximum efficiency.

The A350 XWB continues to...

Paris Airshow: Strong endorsement for “Services by Airbus”

• Seamlessly integrating Airbus' complete portfolio of aircraft lifecycle services;

• Enhancing the superiority of Airbus fleets with innovative solutions and most efficient technologies.

18 June 2015 Press Release

Paris Airshow 2015 – ‘Services by Airbus’ (SBA), the continuity of Airbus’ complete portfolio encompassing all aircraft lifecycle solutions, has been successful during the show, demonstrated by achievements across its broad spectrum of offerings. SBA covers six key pillars: Training, Flight Operations; Upgrades; Engineering & Maintenance e-solutions; Material & Supply Chain; and Flight Hours & Tailored Support Package services. Through this approach, customers will benefit from the full range of capabilities and expertise of Airbus, its network and ventures, including SATA

Manufacturing of THAI’s first A350 XWB well underway

Manufacturing of the first A350 XWB for Thai Airways International (THAI) is advancing well, with major components progressing towards the start of final assembly in October 2015. First delivery of Airbus’ latest generation widebody airliner to THAI is scheduled in mid-2016.

 

THAI will acquire a t...

18 June 2015 Press Release

Manufacturing of the first A350 XWB for Thai Airways International (THAI) is advancing well, with major components progressing towards the start of final assembly in October 2015. First delivery of Airbus’ latest generation widebody airliner to THAI is scheduled in mid-2016.

THAI will acquire a total of 12 A350 XWB aircraft, with four on direct order and eight on lease. The airline will be able to operate these aircraft on long-haul services to Europe and in Asia.

The ‘forward fuselage’ was manufactured and assembled by Premium Aerotec

Airbus and JAMCO to introduce new rear-galley option for A350 XWB

- Increased Cabin Efficiency for A350 operators while maintaining high passenger comfort

- JAMCO becomes a ‘Tier One’ cabin supplier and risk-sharing partner to Airbus

17 June 2015 Press Release

Airbus and JAMCO have signed an agreement for the development, manufacture, supply and support of a new aft galley and lavatory module option for the A350 XWB aircraft Family. The new galley arrangement, which will accommodate up to 16 trolleys and two lavatories integrated into the rear fuselage section, will become available from 2018 to airline customers as a ‘supplier-furnished-equipment’ (SFE) offering. With this SFE contract, JAMCO becomes a ‘Tier One’ cabin supplier and risk-sharing partner to Airbus. 

The new module is called “ICE Rear Galley”, in which the acronym...

Featured story

Remembering Jacques Rosay: A true pilot among pilots

15 June 2015 Feature story

At the Paris Air Show this week, Airbus is remembering and honouring its long-time test pilot Jacques Rosay, who made significant contributions to the company’s success and was the first pilot to fly Airbus’ A380 aircraft.   

He held various roles at the company, including Vice President – Chief Test Pilot of Airbus’ flight test division, and tested more than 150 types of military and civilian aircraft during his life.  Rosay passed away on 12 June 2015 at the age of 66.

Rosay was a down-to-earth, humble pilot, who notably brought his bicycle in the car him when driving...

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Innovation and leadership on display: Airbus at the 2015 Paris Air Show

4 June 2015

Airbus will showcase its highly-efficient families of commercial aircraft – which range from 100 to more than 500 seats – and continuous technological innovations at this year’s Paris Air Show, which runs from 15-21 June.

The company’s market-leading widebody product line will be out in “full force” on the grounds of Le Bourget Airport near Paris – with four total A350 XWB and A380 aircraft appearing during the event. Qatar Airways – the next-generation A350 XWB’s launch customer – will display one of its A350-900s, along with an A380. These jetliners are to be joined by two Airbus in-house...

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