Airbus’ priority commitment for conserving and creating energy is being expanded with ambitious targets of its blue5 environmental initiative – which is part of a company-wide effort at its parent, EADS.
Waste is a facet of business for all large corporations. However, through carefully planned reduction models and high-quality management, significant strides can be made.
How water is treated, moved and disposed of has a significant effect on the environment, which is why Airbus facilities in Germany and France are utilising alternative water sources and technologies as part of the company’s blue5 initiative to further improve its eco-efficiency.
The Airbus-sponsored "eGenius" electric concept demonstrator aircraft today performed its maiden flight in a programme to examine the long-term potential of electricity as a major onboard energy source for air transport.
Airbus will underscore the unrivalled passenger comfort provided by its full range of corporate aircraft with a high-profile presence at next week’s Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Leveraging the advantages of international cooperation has been a key component of Airbus’ success, and will continue to play a pivotal role in the company’s business operations moving forward.
For the first time ever, Airbus will bring its 21st century flagship A380 to Russia’s leading aerospace exhibition and air show – MAKS – which is set to take place 16-21 August at Moscow’s Zhukovsky Airport.
With increased commercial activity and new programme milestones, Airbus’ A330 jetliner continues to underscore its popularity within the civil aviation sector – while its freighter and tanker derivatives demonstrate their capabilities for cargo and aerial refuelling applications around the world.
Airbus is underscoring its continued support of eco-efficient technologies for commercial aviation with the company’s high-level sponsorship of a new electric concept aircraft – which was unveiled at this week’s AERO Friedrichshafen 2011 industry event in Germany.
Airbus’ excellence in cabin design, innovation and efficiency was on display at this month’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, where the company unveiled a space-saving rear lavatory and galley concept for its best-selling A320 Family of jetliners.