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Airbus and the environment: A strategy that adds up

14 July 2014 Feature story

Airbus is showing its environmental perfomance at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow, with technology innovations benefitting both the environment and the company’s bottom line.

As a leading aircraft manufacturer, Airbus’ takes a comprehensive approach to the eco-efficiency of the company’s...

Airbus sets the widebody standard with its A330, A350 XWB and A380 jetliners

14 July 2014 Feature story

Widebody excellence is a fundamental part of Airbus’ DNA, tracing its roots to the company’s origins and providing the most modern and comprehensive product line, consisting of its A330, A350 XWB and A380 families. 

These jetliners are designed to serve all higher-capacity markets worldwide, a...

Airbus’ “stars” arrive for the 2014 Farnborough Airshow

13 July 2014 Feature story

High-profile “guests” are already lining up for the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow, with the arrival of Airbus’ modern, efficient jetliners that will take centre stage at the biennial aerospace industry event this week near London. 

The company’s presence is headlined by members of the...

Airbus offers added seating capacity for the A320 Family while retaining modern comfort standards

3 July 2014 Feature story

New flexible seating configurations for A320 Family aircraft will further enhance the single-aisle jetliner product line’s high levels of operating economics while maintaining Airbus’ spacious modern comfort standard for passengers.

A partnership for smarter aviation: Europe’s SESAR Joint Undertaking extended

20 June 2014 Feature story

A key European collaboration that brings together Airbus with fellow industry leaders, Europe’s EUROCONTROL air navigation safety organisation, the European Commission and other key stakeholders is ready to expand its horizons.

Delivering flexibility: Airbus’ new Beluga loading hangars will significantly enhance the company’s transport network

17 June 2014 Feature story

Airbus is increasing capacity across its transport network with six new loading hangars dedicated to the company’s five Beluga aircraft – which are the world’s largest cargo carriers, developed to carry complete aircraft sections from different production sites around Europe to the final assembly li...

Airbus partners with Lamda Guard to evaluate an innovative laser strike protection

13 June 2014 Feature story

A breakthrough technology that could protect pilots from potentially hazardous laser sources will be evaluated by Airbus through an agreement signed with Canadian-based Lamda Guard.

New lightweight panels for “stealthy” buildings are validated for use at airports worldwide

13 June 2014 Feature story

Airbus has unveiled a new, lightweight thin-panel version of the “stealthy” panel technology that enables buildings to be constructed nearer to runways, opening development opportunities on land at airports that has remained vacant due to potential interference with signals from instrument landing s...

The A350 XWB receives high marks from passengers during its Early Long Flight evaluations

4 June 2014 Feature story

Airbus’ next-generation A350 XWB made a strong first impression with “passengers” during two successful Early Long Flights this week, which both took off and landed at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France.

Airbus’ Beluga and the French Air Force aerobatic demo team join up for a milestone formation flight

2 June 2014 Feature story

An Airbus Beluga transporter aircraft took to the skies above Toulouse, France for a memorable formation flight with the French Air Force’s famed “Patrouille de France” aerobatic demonstration team.

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