Customer satisfaction means giving the airlines that operate Airbus aircraft exactly what they want. This was achieved on 22 December when A350 XWB MSN006 was delivered to launch customer Qatar Airways, widely recognised for insisting on the highest possible standards for its passengers. The airline...
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The number “13” was a source of great pride and celebration today as Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways became the 13th carrier to date to receive an Airbus A380 jetliner – which is setting new operational benchmarks in reliable service around the globe.
This milestone handover – the 150<sup...
The latest member of Airbus’ market-leading widebody product line – the A350 XWB jetliner – took centre stage in the fast-growing Asian market during its successful 11-day demonstration tour, which was performed ahead of the first customer delivery, planned before year-end.
Using its MSN005 A350-90...
A leader today and tomorrow: Increased takeoff weight version positions the A330 Family for continued success
A new evolution in Airbus’ market-leading widebody product line is now taking shape as the company’s A330-300 offering the increased 242 tonne maximum takeoff weight capability has entered final assembly in Toulouse, France.
This marks a key milestone for the A330 programme, with Airbus apply...
Airlines and pilots will both benefit from the Common Type Rating pilot training on the A350 XWB and A330 jetliners, further extending Airbus’ concept of flight operational commonality between its fly-by-wire aircraft families.
The new regulatory approval means that pilots who are qualified and cur...
The growing network of A380 flights now includes the world’s longest airline route: Qantas’ Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth service, which covers a 13,804-km. distance and connects the most populous city in Australia with the busy gateway airport facility in the U.S. state of Texas. It is one of more than ...
Maintaining its reputation for non-stop innovation, Airbus marked a new aviation milestone with today’s successful first flight of the A320neo (new engine option) jetliner – the latest evolution in the company’s highly efficient and popular single-aisle aircraft product line.
Twenty years to the day since its maiden flight, the Beluga cargo aircraft continues to play an invaluable role in keeping the Airbus’ production and assembly network working at full output. As the company ramps up production to meet a record order backlog, the Beluga’s airlifter fleet’s impor...
Wrapping up its best performance ever at a biennial Farnborough Airshow, Airbus logged new business for 496 aircraft – including 133 widebody jetliners with agreements involving the newly-launched A330neo and in-production A330ceo versions, along with the soon-to-enter-service A350 XWB.
Airbus is familiar with making headlines at the Farnborough International Airshow, but the company’s A330neo (new engine option) programme has been creating a “buzz” long before this week’s opening of the biennial aerospace industry event.
- 19 March 2007
Two A380s make history with near-simultaneous arrivals in New York and Los Angeles
- 29 March 2007
The A380 makes a big impression during its U.S. debut
- 12 May 2007
First A380 landing in India