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Airbus supports safer aircraft landings with ELISE

24 February 2012 Feature story

A new specialised consulting service offered by Airbus will help improve the safety of landing operations at airports around the world, leveraging the capabilities of its advanced ELISE (Exact Landing Interference Simulation Environment) software.

Airbus and Singapore: Industry leaders with a vision of the future

17 February 2012 Feature story

As with Airbus, Singapore has always taken a forward-looking approach to the development of air transportation – which contributes to the country’s position as a world-class aviation hub.

From an infrastructure point of view, Singapore is aligned with Airbus on the need to build air traffic ma...

Virtual reality supports the A350 XWB’s design and development

17 February 2012 Feature story

Innovation has always been at the forefront of Airbus’ leadership, and the company is now gaining further benefit from innovative concepts that originate within its EADS parent company.

One example displayed at the Singapore Airshow is the RHEA (Realistic Human Ergonomic Analysis) development tool,...

A new operational life for “mature” A330s as converted freighters

17 February 2012 Feature story

Airbus will expand its freighter family portfolio with the A330P2F conversion, modifying A330s that have completed their useful operational service as passenger jetliners for new careers as cargo aircraft.

This conversion programme, unveiled during the Singapore Airshow, brings together the resourc...

Airbus will build on the A330’s success

16 February 2012 Feature story

In its daily service with a growing number of customers worldwide – including operators throughout the Asia-Pacific region – the A330 is living up to its motto: “The right aircraft, right now.”

This twin-engine workhorse is utilised in a full range of applications, from regional passenger flights a...

The Asia-Pacific region will welcome more A380s in 2012

16 February 2012 Feature story

The A380 will become an increasingly familiar sight in the skies over Asia-Pacific as two more of this region’s carriers add the 21st century flagship jetliner to their fleets in 2012.

Having begun its commercial operations in Asia-Pacific with Singapore Airlines in 2007, the A380 today is flown on...

Broadening the services capability is a priority for Airbus

16 February 2012 Feature story

Airbus has marked a new milestone in the company’s strategy to expand its services offer, adding a key customer for the Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) solution.

At this week’s Singapore Airshow, the SIA Engineering Company signed for implementation of the AMI service – becoming its inaugural Asia-P...

Airbus jetliners continue to make their mark in the Asia-Pacific region

16 February 2012 Feature story

Asia-Pacific continues as one of the top geographic markets for Airbus as the area’s airlines expand and modernise their fleets with a full range of jetliners in the company’s product line – from its best-selling A320 Family to the 21st century flagship A380. 

This region accounted for half of...

TaxiBot set to usher in a new era of airport taxiing

15 February 2012 Feature story

The need to use an aircraft’s main engines during ground taxi at airports may be eliminated with the innovative new “TaxiBot” tractor, which currently is under development by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in close cooperation with Airbus.

Airbus "talks the talk" on environmental efficiency

15 February 2012 Feature story

Airbus’ commitment as a leader in reducing the air transport industry’s environmental impact is being highlighted during daily presentations by company managers at the Singapore Airshow’s “Green Pavilion” exhibit.

Its corporate strategy – which is based on a life-cycle approach encompassing the ful...

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