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A new U.S. operator of Airbus jetliners: Hawaiian Airlines receives its first A330

A new U.S. operator of Airbus jetliners: Hawaiian Airlines receives its first A330
29 April 2010 Feature story

Hawaiian Airlines’ first A330 aircraft – received during a delivery ceremony yesterday at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France – will begin service on this U.S. Pacific-based carrier’s Honolulu-Los Angeles route in early June.

Airbus’ Tarmac Aerosave affiliate using eco-efficient ways to manage retired aircraft

Airbus’ Tarmac Aerosave affiliate using eco-efficient ways to manage retired aircraft
23 April 2010 Feature story

Airbus’ commitment to minimise the environmental impact of commercial jetliners throughout their life cycle is reinforced at Tarmac Aerosave, a new affiliate company that dismantles retired aircraft using eco-friendly methods.

Airbus' Composite Technology Centre benefits from award-winning innovation

Airbus' Composite Technology Centre benefits from award-winning innovation
22 April 2010 Feature story

A new production line process developed in partnership with Airbus is being tested at the company's Composite Technology Centre in Stade, Germany for use in Airbus jetliners.

Certification clears the way for deliveries of Airbus’ new-generation A330-200F freighter

Certification clears the way for deliveries of Airbus’ new-generation A330-200F freighter
13 April 2010 Feature story

The A330-200F has achieved a key certification milestone, paving the way for first delivery of Airbus’ all-new cargo aircraft to launch operator Etihad Crystal Cargo this summer.

AirPhil Express becomes a new A320 operator

AirPhil Express becomes a new A320 operator
7 April 2010 Feature story

The first of six A320 aircraft to join the AirPhil Express fleet this year is now in operation, bringing a combination of high comfort and reduced operating costs to this low-fare affiliate of Philippine Airlines.

The A380 achieves key milestone with China's civil aviation authority

The A380 achieves key milestone with China's civil aviation authority
26 March 2010 Feature story

Airbus' 21st century flagship jetliner is one step closer to service entry in China with a successful operational evaluation by the country’s civil aviation administration.

Airbus subsidiary QuoVadis inaugurates sales and support office in China

Airbus subsidiary QuoVadis inaugurates sales and support office in China
23 March 2010 Feature story

Responding to the growing market for performance-based navigation technology in China - where one-fourth of airports present challenging operational conditions - Airbus subsidiary QuoVadis has opened a new facility in Beijing.

Lufthansa's first A380 is one step closer to delivery

Lufthansa's first A380 is one step closer to delivery
15 March 2010 Feature story

The German national airline's initial A380 - which will enter service later this year on routes to Asia and North America - has been painted in Hamburg using Airbus' modern and eco-efficient methods.

Promoting greener thinking in heat and power generation

Promoting greener thinking in heat and power generation
8 March 2010 Feature story

As part of its commitment to reduce air transport’s impact on the environment, Airbus is minimising its carbon footprint and conserving energy with eco-efficient new techniques at production sites in France and Germany.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre selects new maintenance information system for its VIP Pass services package

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre selects new maintenance information system for its VIP Pass services package
3 March 2010 Feature story

The AMOS fully-integrated maintenance information system has been chosen by the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre for its innovative VIP Pass Airworthiness Engineering Service.

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