While the use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) has become a mainstay in aircraft production, many are unaware that there is more than one type that can be leveraged. In its continuing role as an innovation and environmental leader, Airbus is working to take maximum benefit of “thermo
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Airbus’ focus on “thermoplastic” composite materials brings environmental and production improvements
The historic delivery of Airbus’ first A350 XWB – which is to be received on 22nd of December by launch customer Qatar Airways – will mark another major milestone for this advanced widebody jetliner that is setting new standards in terms of passenger comfort, operational efficiency and cost-eff...
Airbus’ significant efforts to help reduce waste at work are being highlighted during the European Week for Waste Reduction, which begins today to promote awareness-raising actions around sustainable resources and waste management.
At Airbus, the quantity of non-recycled waste was reduced by 24.8 p...
Airbus believes that much can be learned by studying the natural world, and in putting this philosophy into practice as a global innovation leader, the company has launched numerous projects inspired by biological systems and methods in order to develop new technical solutions.
Airbus-supported SESAR demonstration activities are guiding the way towards improved air traffic management
Ongoing demonstrations as part of the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking – for which Airbus is playing a leading role – are providing tangible evidence of the benefits offered by its solutions to increase air traffic management (ATM) and overall aviation performance in Europe...
Airbus’ highly efficient A320neo (new engine option) jetliner took to the skies for its maiden flight today from Toulouse, France – opening a new chapter for the company’s market-leading single-aisle product line.
The A320neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM eng...
Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A380 is ready to establish a new benchmark for the airline’s premium service, furthering its well-known reputation for providing a five-star inflight experience.
This year opens a new chapter for Qatar Airways’ Airbus widebody fleet, starting with today’s handover of the airline’s initial A380.
When Qatar Airways’ first A380 enters commercial service, it will do so from the airline’s brand-new home base – Hamad International Airport in Doha – from which the airline officially commenced operations on May 27, and which was designed to maximize the significant operational advantages provided ...
The delivery of Qatar Airways’ initial A380 underscores the major role of this highly efficient 21st century aircraft in efficiently serving the growing Middle East air transport sector.
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Final assembly of the A380 picks up speed at Toulouse, France