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New but familiar: Airbus’ Beluga XL transporter continues to take shape

7 October 2016 Feature story

When Airbus’ Beluga XL oversize cargo airlifter enters service, it will have the same visual appeal as its well-loved predecessor – the A300-600ST Super Transporter, more commonly known as the Beluga ST – thanks to the design of its nose and main cargo door. 

The whale-like face that earned th...

Airbus welcomes first-ever Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation

6 October 2016 Press Release

Industry agreement signed at ICAO Assembly

Airbus recognises Best in Class Supplier performance

6 October 2016 Press Release

Celebrating strong collaborative work

Airbus delivers first A320neo to Mexico’s Viva Aerobus

5 October 2016 Press Release

Low cost carrier becomes latest operator of ultra-efficient aircraft in Latin America

Airbus and Indonesia partner on aviation environmental programme

30 September 2016 Feature story

Airbus and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have launched a long-term partnership to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The agreement was signed during the ICAO World Aviation Forum on Aviation Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Montreal Canada. Thi...

China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

30 September 2016 Press Release

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. 

CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business...

Flying around the world: The number of in-service A350 XWB jetliners continues to grow

28 September 2016 Feature story

From its conception, the A350 XWB aircraft was designed to set new standards and shape the future of air travel. 

With more than a year and a half of commercial service under its belt, the newest member of Airbus’ market leading widebody family is living up to this reputation as an increasing ...

RwandAir takes delivery of its first A330 aircraft

28 September 2016 Press Release

RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus long-haul widebody A330 aircraft.  In doing so, it becomes the East African launch operator of the aircraft and Airbus’s newest customer.

The A330 is the first wide-body aircraft in Rwa...

First A330neo starts its final assembly in Toulouse

27 September 2016 Press Release

Newest member of the world’s most popular wide-body family takes shape

A “carbon copy:” The no. 2 A350-1000 rolls out sporting the A350 XWB Family’s signature composites livery

23 September 2016 News in brief

Airbus’ second A350-1000 flight test aircraft has emerged from the paint shop in Toulouse, France with a distinctive carbon fibre-themed livery that is inspired by the advanced composites technology incorporated on the world’s most-modern widebody aircraft product line. 

The A350-1000 is the l...



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