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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.

Airbus corporate aircraft to take centre stage at EBACE 2011

Airbus corporate aircraft to take centre stage at EBACE 2011
12 May 2011 Feature story

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.

Internationalisation: a win-win situation for Airbus

Internationalisation: a win-win situation for Airbus
3 May 2011 Feature story

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.

The A380: a milestone first appearance at Russia’s MAKS air show

The A380: a milestone first appearance at Russia’s MAKS air show
27 April 2011 Feature story

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.

The success story continues for Airbus’ A330 Family

The success story continues for Airbus’ A330 Family
25 April 2011 Feature story

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.

The Airbus-sponsored “eGenius” electric concept aircraft makes its public debut

The Airbus-sponsored “eGenius” electric concept aircraft makes its public debut
14 April 2011 Feature story

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.

A high-profile Airbus presence at the 2011 Aircraft Interiors Expo

A high-profile Airbus presence at the 2011 Aircraft Interiors Expo
13 April 2011 Feature story

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.

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