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Airbus will build on the A330’s success

16 February 2012 Feature story

In its daily service with a growing number of customers worldwide – including operators throughout the Asia-Pacific region – the A330 is living up to its motto: “The right aircraft, right now.”

This twin-engine workhorse is utilised in a full range of applications, from regional passenger flights a...

The Asia-Pacific region will welcome more A380s in 2012

16 February 2012 Feature story

The A380 will become an increasingly familiar sight in the skies over Asia-Pacific as two more of this region’s carriers add the 21st century flagship jetliner to their fleets in 2012.

Having begun its commercial operations in Asia-Pacific with Singapore Airlines in 2007, the A380 today is flown on...

Broadening the services capability is a priority for Airbus

16 February 2012 Feature story

Airbus has marked a new milestone in the company’s strategy to expand its services offer, adding a key customer for the Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) solution.

At this week’s Singapore Airshow, the SIA Engineering Company signed for implementation of the AMI service – becoming its inaugural Asia-P...

Airbus jetliners continue to make their mark in the Asia-Pacific region

16 February 2012 Feature story

Asia-Pacific continues as one of the top geographic markets for Airbus as the area’s airlines expand and modernise their fleets with a full range of jetliners in the company’s product line – from its best-selling A320 Family to the 21st century flagship A380. 

This region accounted for half of...

TaxiBot set to usher in a new era of airport taxiing

15 February 2012 Feature story

The need to use an aircraft’s main engines during ground taxi at airports may be eliminated with the innovative new “TaxiBot” tractor, which currently is under development by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in close cooperation with Airbus.

Airbus "talks the talk" on environmental efficiency

15 February 2012 Feature story

Airbus’ commitment as a leader in reducing the air transport industry’s environmental impact is being highlighted during daily presentations by company managers at the Singapore Airshow’s “Green Pavilion” exhibit.

Its corporate strategy – which is based on a life-cycle approach encompassing the ful...

The Asian region remains a dynamic market for Airbus Corporate Jets

15 February 2012 Feature story

Asia will continue to be one of the fastest-growing markets for Airbus Corporate Jets, with sales of five aircraft or more per year forecasted based on demand throughout the region.

“In addition to continued activity in China, we are keeping our eyes on India and other countries such as Indonesia, ...

The delivery pace accelerates for Airbus Military's A330 MRTT

14 February 2012 Feature story

Airbus Military is picking up the delivery pace for its A330 MRTT (multi role tanker transport), with six of the 28 aircraft on order already received by international customers, and seven more deliveries planned in 2012.

A worldwide market need is anticipated for another 100 aircraft in the A330 M...

Momentum builds for the new Airbus Corporate Jets business unit

14 February 2012 Feature story

These are exciting times for the recently-created Airbus Corporate Jets business unit, which has a high-profile participation at the 2012 Singapore Airshow.

In addition to bringing an ACJ318 for its first-ever appearance at this biennial event, Airbus Corporate Jets is building on new momentum that...

The Airbus ACJ318 Corporate Jet and A330 MRTT aerial refueler come to Singapore

13 February 2012 Feature story

The diversity of Airbus’ jetliner product line is being highlighted at the Singapore Airshow with the presence of two very different aircraft in the static display area: an ACJ318 corporate jet for VIP travel; and the A330 MRTT (Multi Role Tanker Transport) for military aerial refueling and airlift ...



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