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Airbus puts the A350-1000’s in-flight comfort and operability to the test

12 May 2017 Headline news

Airbus has taken another step in shaping the future of air travel with its Early Long Flight for the A350-1000, which put this A350 XWB stretched-fuselage variant through its paces during 12 hours aloft. 

The Early Long Flight, performed yesterday from Airbus’ Toulouse, France headquarters loc...

And now there are three! The A319neo performs its first flight

31 March 2017 Headline news

The third member of Airbus’ best-selling A320neo Family – the A319neo – has gone airborne, performing its maiden flight today. After taking off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport in Germany (which is one of four final assembly line sites worldwide for the single-aisle jetliner family), the aircraft t...

A strong performance in 2016 positions Airbus Commercial Aircraft for the future

11 January 2017 Headline news

Airbus Commercial Aircraft enters 2017 on a strong competitive footing, having met the 2016 jetliner delivery goals and logging an order volume last year that exceeded the year’s target and raised backlog to a new industry record; all while positioning itself as a more efficient, innovative company ...

Better than ever: Airbus’ AIRLINE1 returns for the A350-1000 flight test campaign

15 December 2016 Headline news

With the A350-1000 jetliner’s flight test campaign now underway, Airbus is bringing back AIRLINE1 – the simulated airline experience focussing on aircraft maturity and operability, which was successfully introduced during the A350-900 version’s certification process. 

AIRLINE1 comprises a dedi...

Xtra! Xtra! Airbus’ A350-1000 jetliner completes its historic first flight

24 November 2016 Headline news

The maiden flight of Airbus’ A350-1000 – the latest member of the all-new A350 XWB widebody family that is shaping the future of long-haul airline operations – has initiated a fast-paced test and certification programme leading to the jetliner’s service entry next year.

During more than 4 hours alo...

A journey of 10,000 aircraft and counting: Airbus’ pioneering spirit and commitment to shaping the future

14 October 2016 Headline news

Driven by a passion for aviation and a desire to create better ways to fly, the over-four-decade-long Airbus success story is now an achievement that spans 10,000 aircraft – from the A300 to the A350 XWB and beyond.

With the handover of an A350-900 to Singapore Airlines today, Airbus marked the 10,...

Airbus innovation at work: 25 years of aircraft family commonality

20 September 2016 Headline news

The commonality feature of Airbus’ fly-by-wire jetliner families is marking 25 years of operations, providing benefits that range from enhanced fleet deployment, improved efficiency and better scheduling for airlines to greater productivity, proficiency and job satisfaction for pilots. 

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Airbus Group opens Leadership University in Toulouse

19 September 2016 Headline news

• Creative and unique global hub system to prepare Airbus leaders for a changing world

• More than 20,000 employees per year have access to key development programmes

Farnborough Airshow 2016: Airspace by Airbus is the new sensation in cabin design

14 July 2016 Headline news

The Farnborough Airshow has a reputation for attracting the most innovative ideas from the aerospace industry, so it is appropriate that Airbus’ new cabin concept “Airspace by Airbus” was in focus all week. 

Airspace was highlighted on Day 4, when the company also wrapped up its Farnborough Ai...

Airbus’ widebody jetliners grab the spotlight on the Farnborough Airshow’s third day

13 July 2016 Headline news

It’s a “family affair” at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow, where members of Airbus’ popular widebody product line – the new-generation A350 XWB, double-deck A380 and A330 – are flying high this week. 

As usual, when the A350 XWB and A380 show up at a major aviation gathering they ar...

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