Aegean Airlines of Greece has adopted Airbus' FANS-B+ retrofit solution for the upgrading of its A320 Family aircraft, which will enable the exchange of data with air traffic control – a requirement of Europe's upcoming Data Link Services Implementing Rule.
OnAir has been given the spotlight by CNBC Business magazine, which applauded the company’s ground-breaking technology which offers airline customers in-flight access to both mobile phones and high-speed Internet.
Airbus’ strong performance in North and Latin America has been underscored by a wave of orders and commitments announced during July, which includes agreements with both new and existing customers.
With a flexible conversion kit installed by the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre, the A320 now can be seamlessly transitioned between VIP and commercial operations in its corporate jet role.
As an eco-efficient enterprise, Airbus has always strived to always do more with less – a philosophy underscored by the company’s life-cycle approach, environmental management system and organisational structure.
Airbus is supporting and contributing to the smooth operation of Tibet’s high-altitude Ali Airport, which opened its operations with an A319 commercial flight from Sichuan, China.
The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre, the specialist in VIP cabin completion and associated services, has delivered a flexible conversion kit that provides multi-mission capabilities for the A320 in its corporate jet role.
Airbus has completed the latest version of its A350 XWB cockpit mock-up, which will play a vital role in the next phase of verification and validation work for the future twin-engine aircraft.
The Atlantic Interoperability initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE) programme, which features key participation from Airbus, aims to demonstrate future reductions in CO2 emissions using current technology.
A five-year research programme on new aircraft concepts has made important progress on several promising future technologies.