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Airbus partners with Qatar national entities for bio-fuels initiative

Airbus partners with Qatar national entities for bio-fuels initiative
21 January 2010 Feature story

Airbus is joining Qatar Airways, Qatar Science & Technology Park, and Qatar Petroleum in a new collaborative programme to develop alternative fuels for commercial aviation.

Airbus embarks on major environmental initiative with Qatar national entities

Airbus embarks on major environmental initiative with Qatar national entities
19 January 2010 Feature story

Marking another step on its alternative fuels roadmap, Airbus will collaborate with Qatar Airways, Qatar Science & Technology Park and Qatar Petroleum in the development of second generation bio-fuels for aviation.

International Year of Biodiversity kicks off with Airbus support

International Year of Biodiversity kicks off with Airbus support
15 January 2010 Feature story

Airbus’ active involvement in the United Nations’ year-long environmental campaign will include a touring display of winning images from the “See the bigger picture” photo contest, as well as other activities that aim to raise awareness about the importance of Earth’s biodiversity.

SPICE galley system shows potential to become the new standard

SPICE galley system shows potential to become the new standard
12 January 2010 Feature story

Airbus' innovative galley concept earned positive feedback from airline representatives during recent focus groups, underscoring the SPICE system's simplicity, efficiency and cost advantages.

China certifies the A380 for its future service entry in the country

7 January 2010 Feature story

The A380 has received a Validation of Type Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China, preparing the way for its future operation in this growing airline marketplace.

A330-200 flight delivers humanitarian aid to Colombia

A330-200 flight delivers humanitarian aid to Colombia
4 January 2010 Feature story

Seven tonnes of goodwill cargo arrived in South America last month thanks to the joint efforts of Airbus, DHL, Kuehne + Nagel and French charity Aviation Sans Frontières.

Preserving biodiversity is “natural” for Airbus

Preserving biodiversity is “natural” for Airbus
8 December 2009 Feature story

Airbus Americas Chairman Allan McArtor discussed the company’s wide-ranging commitment to greener flight and a cleaner planet at last week’s “See the bigger picture” photo contest awards ceremony.

Winners of the “See the bigger picture” youth photo contest are honored in Washington, D.C.

Winners of the “See the bigger picture” youth photo contest are honored in Washington, D.C.
4 December 2009 Feature story

Two young U.S. photographers joined global winners of the Airbus-sponsored “See the bigger picture” biodiversity photo contest at a red-carpet reception in Washington, D.C.

First commercial A380 flights between U.S. and Europe begin with Air France

First commercial A380 flights between U.S. and Europe begin with Air France
30 November 2009 Feature story

Passengers can now fly between the United States and Europe aboard Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner with the inauguration of Air France’s new transatlantic service.

MINT flights demonstrate fuel savings of 165 kg - leading to more than 500 kg reduction in CO2 emissions per landing

MINT flights demonstrate fuel savings of 165 kg - leading to more than 500 kg reduction in CO2 emissions per landing
25 November 2009 Feature story

A series of A321 demonstration flights into Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport have revealed positive results for the MINT (Minimum CO2 in Terminal Manoeuvring Area) project, which aims to improve air transport’s eco-efficiency through better air traffic management.

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