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The AirVenture air show bids farewell to the A380

The AirVenture air show bids farewell to the A380
31 July 2009 Feature story

The A380 wrapped up its AirVenture air show appearance with an aerial salute to the hundreds of thousands of attendees who provided an overwhelmingly enthusiastic welcome to Airbus’ 21st century jetliner during its visit to the world’s greatest aviation celebration.

AirVenture Oshkosh air show highlights the Airbus A380 flight test team

AirVenture Oshkosh air show highlights the Airbus A380 flight test team
29 July 2009 Feature story

The A380 wrapped up its AirVenture air show appearance with an aerial salute to the hundreds of thousands of attendees who provided an overwhelmingly enthusiastic welcome to Airbus’ 21st century jetliner during its visit to “the world’s greatest aviation celebration.”

Airbus underscores the importance of its U.S. supplier base

Airbus underscores the importance of its U.S. supplier base
24 July 2009 Feature story

U.S. suppliers will continue to play a vital supporting role in Airbus' jetliner production as the company manages its output in today's challenging market conditions and prepares for the global recovery that is to follow.

Airbus signs five-year support package with Czech Air Force to support Presidential and VIP aircraft

14 July 2009 Feature story

The Czech Air Force's A319CJ fleet will be backed by a five year Flight Hour Services-Tailored Support Package (FHS-TSP) agreement that provides full component and engineering support, along with engine care, trend monitoring and heavy maintenance.

Two new international A380 routes opened by Emirates

3 June 2009 Feature story

The worldwide network of A380 scheduled routes was expanded with Emirates' 1 June deployment of the 21st century Airbus flagship aircraft on service to Bangkok, Thailand and Toronto, Canada.

Airbus aims to increase A380 productivity with electrical wiring bracket plan

18 May 2009 Feature story

An action plan to improve the installation of A380 electrical wiring harness brackets - which can number as many as 60,000-80,000 per aircraft - will provide significant production improvements for the 21st century Airbus flagship jetliner.

The A330/A340 Family jetliners benefit from lower maintenance costs

16 April 2009 Feature story

Optimisation of scheduled maintenance programme intervals for A330/A340 Family jetliners has resulted in improvements in maintenance costs for these Airbus aircraft, which also contributes to their efficiency.

Airbus recognises four at 20th Annual Women in Aviation International Conference

15 April 2009 Feature story

This year's Women in Aviation International (WAI) conference in Atlanta, Georgia provided Airbus the opportunity to honour two aviation students with $5,000 Airbus Leadership grants and award A320 type rating scholarships to two female pilots.

Eco-efficiency initiatives are showcased at the 2009 Aviation & Environment Summit

2 April 2009 Feature story

The contributions of Airbus toward improving aviation industry eco-efficiency is being highlighted at the Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva, Switzerland.

Airbus Corporate Foundation puts the emphasis on "aviation pioneering and the innovative spirit"

1 April 2009 Feature story

The theme of "aviation pioneering and innovative spirit" has been selected as the Airbus Corporate Foundation's focal point in supporting company employees' efforts that bring aviation closer to the hearts and minds of youngsters in their local communities.

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