Airbus Military officially celebrated the handover of its initial A400M next-generation airlifter with a ceremony today at the aircraft’s final assembly line in Seville, Spain – formalising the aircraft’s previous delivery to the French Air Force two months ago.
The Airbus ProSky subsidiary’s air traffic flow management solution, called Harmony for ANSPs (air navigation service providers), has been selected by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department for a trial to enhance local flight operations.
Airbus has further enhanced its portfolio of performance-calculating applications for iPad devices as part of the company’s Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) – in which laptops, hand-held digital devices and other systems replace the pilot’s traditional printed charts, maps and manuals.
Ready to fly: Airbus’ additional A350 XWB developmental aircraft are preparing to join the flight test programme
With more than 150 flight test hours performed to date for the no. 1 A350 XWB aircraft, Airbus is preparing its additional fleet of four of these next-generation widebody jetliners to join the flight test and certification campaign.
All members of the current production Sharklet-equipped A320 Family have successfully earned European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, following this month’s acceptance of the final version featuring these wingtip devices: the A319 powered by IAE International Aero Engines’ V2500 turbofa...
Spreading its wings: Specially configured Airbus A321s to debut on transcontinental routes for American Airlines
American Airlines soon will take advantage of the flexibility that Airbus’ single-aisle A320 Family offers to its operators, becoming the first airline to utilize an A321 aircraft outfitted with a three-class interior and full lie-flat seats in business and first class.
The A380 marked a major milestone this month with the five-year anniversary of its service entry in the fleet of Emirates – the largest operator and no. 1 customer for Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner.
Airbus Military today formally delivered the first A400M next-generation military airlifter, which was received by the French Air Force.
Following this delivery, the aircraft, known in the French Air Force as the A400M Atlas, will go to the French Orléans-Bricy Air Base, where it will be based wit...
Airbus’ next-generation A350 XWB carried its first “passengers” this week – without ever leaving the ground.
Some Airbus employees may soon have a new high-tech line of clothes for work.