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Airbus provides Singapore with a first-hand look at the future of air transport

Airbus provides Singapore with a first-hand look at the future of air transport
10 August 2011 Feature story

The Airbus Concept Plane is making its Asian public debut as part of an exhibition celebrating 100 years of aviation in Singapore, which is being held at the island nation’s Changi Airport.

Airbus transports huge honeybee sculpture to international UN biodiversity art exhibition in Northern Germany

Airbus transports huge honeybee sculpture to international UN biodiversity art exhibition in Northern Germany
8 August 2011 Feature story

In support of the United Nations (UN) decade of biodiversity Airbus transported a metal art sculpture by David Vanorbeek, a Belgian artist based in the South of France, close to the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse. Airbus used its internal road transport system to bring...

“Passing of the baton” at Airbus’ Tianjin, China facility underscores commitment to internationalisation

“Passing of the baton” at Airbus’ Tianjin, China facility underscores commitment to internationalisation
29 July 2011 Feature story

Airbus’ A320 Family final assembly line in China is gearing up for a “changing of the guard” as the facility’s first generation of managers prepare a planned and structured handover of responsibilities to their successors.

 

 

Elements for the first A350 XWB horizontal tail plane begin to take shape

Elements for the first A350 XWB horizontal tail plane begin to take shape
25 July 2011 Feature story

Production on a key component in the A350 XWB’s initial horizontal tail plane has begun, marking a new industrial milestone for Airbus’ new-generation widebody jetliner family.

Airbus takes preventative measures to lessen volatile organic compounds

Airbus takes preventative measures to lessen volatile organic compounds
18 June 2011 Feature story

As part of its ongoing commitment for a “greener” environment, Airbus has introduced new technologies and processes to reduce the amount of harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released during aircraft production.

Airbus works toward positive reductions in CO2 emissions

Airbus works toward positive reductions in CO2 emissions
15 June 2011 Feature story

The overall reduction of CO2 emissions is a vital component for eco-efficiency, which is why Airbus and many of its employees are doing their part to reach ambitious targets set for the company’s blue5 environmental initiative.

A commitment to reducing energy consumption

A commitment to reducing energy consumption
14 June 2011 Feature story

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.

Airbus “wastes” nothing in pursuit of eco-efficiency

Airbus “wastes” nothing in pursuit of eco-efficiency
9 June 2011 Feature story

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.

Airbus utilises processed water and cooling systems to help the environment

Airbus utilises processed water and cooling systems to help the environment
7 June 2011 Feature story

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 "eGenius" concept aircraft takes to the skies for the first time

The "eGenius" concept aircraft takes to the skies for the first time
25 May 2011 Feature story

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.

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