The Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Network met for a second time in late October to discuss new initiatives for future cooperation in Airbus services and to validate the Network's role as an enabling tool to deliver new and enhanced services to Airbus customers.
The Airbus strategy to expand its executive jet/VIP market presence in North America has moved forward with the first U.S. order for an Airbus Corporate Jetliner.
Lufthansa Technik has signed a preliminary agreement with Airbus for cooperation on A380 VIP cabin completion projects, and unveiled its latest interior concepts for this 21st century flagship jetliner.
Airbus has launched the newest member of its Airbus Corporate Jetliner family - the A318 Elite - which has been ordered by Swiss charter company Comlux AG for deliveries beginning in early 2007.
China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of its 100th Airbus aircraft in a ceremony at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport October 27, making it the first carrier in the Asia-Pacific region to operate more than 100 Airbus aircraft.
Airbus' second new engineering centre which will open in early 2007 at Mobile, Alabama - will perform design work on interior furnishings for the all-new A350.
A full-scale A380 cabin mock-up at the Seoul Airshow offers the first opportunity in Asia for industry executives and the general public to see this aircraft's spacious passenger cabin.
Airbus strengthens its ties with academia by donating an A320 fixed base simulator for advanced flight deck education.
Air New Zealand plans to introduce RNP (required navigation performance) approaches for their A320s, which will further improve landing operations in poor weather.