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Cebu Pacific to become new A330 operator

Cebu Pacific to become new A330 operator
31 January 2012 Feature story

Airline to use aircraft for new long-haul flights

A “resilient” cargo market will create demand for new freighters in the A330-200F category

A “resilient” cargo market will create demand for new freighters in the A330-200F category
27 January 2012 Feature story

The 2011-2030 Airbus Cargo Global Market Forecast foresees this sector continuing to demonstrate its resiliency to financial challenges and other worldwide pressures, generating an overall demand during the period for more than 2,700 jet freighter aircraft having cargo capacities of 10 tonnes and ab...

Fabrice Brégier will become the Chief Executive Officer of Airbus

26 January 2012 Feature story

Continuity and stability in Airbus’ top management is ensured with the naming of Fabrice Brégier, the company’s current Chief Operating Officer, as its new Chief Executive Officer – effective 1 June. He will succeed Tom Enders, the current CEO, who becomes the Chief Executive Officer of Airbus pare...

New orders and deliveries strengthen Airbus Military’s prospects for future sales opportunities

New orders and deliveries strengthen Airbus Military’s prospects for future sales opportunities
17 January 2012 Feature story

Airbus Military booked five new orders for its C295/CN235 transports in 2011 while delivering a total of 29 aircraft from its product line during the year, bringing the business unit’s overall backlog to 222 aircraft as of 31 December.

The 2011 deliveries were composed of 20 aircraft from its light...

Staying connected with OnAir aboard A380s operated by Emirates and Qantas

Staying connected with OnAir aboard A380s operated by Emirates and Qantas
3 January 2012 Feature story

Two of the largest A380 customers – Emirates and Qantas – are introducing Wi-Fi internet connectivity on their 21st century flagship jetliners using services provided by OnAir, the company owned by Airbus and information technology solutions provider SITA.

Enhancing production for Airbus’ best-selling A320 Family

Enhancing production for Airbus’ best-selling A320 Family
17 November 2011 Feature story

As Airbus ramps up the production pace for its A320 Family, the company is ensuring this modern single-aisle product line’s assembly facilities in Toulouse, France and Hamburg, Germany are ready with the most capable and efficient tools possible.

Aviation training and education for Abu Dhabi is supported by Airbus

Aviation training and education for Abu Dhabi is supported by Airbus
17 November 2011 Feature story

Airbus is providing training and educational assistance to Abu Dhabi as this emirate proactively pursues its goal of creating a world-class aerospace industry.

In one step, Airbus worked with the Abu Dhabi government-owned Mubadala industrial grouping to create an apprentice school in the city of A...

A cargo success story: the A330-200F freighter in operational service

A cargo success story: the A330-200F freighter in operational service
17 November 2011 Feature story

The world’s only new-production mid-sized cargo jetliner is delivering on its promises, as the A330-200F demonstrates high reliability and flexibility during its first 14 months in operational service.

To date, A330-200F freighters have been provided by Airbus to four customers
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Airbus’ new A330-200F freighter demonstrates its value in service with Malaysia’s MASkargo

Airbus’ new A330-200F freighter demonstrates its value in service with Malaysia’s MASkargo
16 November 2011 Feature story

MASkargo’s operational experience is proving the A330-200F’s capabilities as a highly efficient, reliable and profitable freighter on a variety of international cargo flights.

Since receiving its initial A330-200F in September, this freight subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines has been flying the aircra...

The A320neo’s advantages…in the customers’ own words

The A320neo’s advantages…in the customers’ own words
16 November 2011 Feature story

New A320neo orders and commitments announced during the Dubai Airshow provided an opportunity for customers to speak about why they selected the enhanced, new engine option version of Airbus’ best-selling A320 jetliner family:

Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO, announcing the airline’s firm contrac...

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