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Airbus signs MOU with NDRC to formalise Airbus A350XWB work package to Chinese aviation industry

Airbus signs MOU with NDRC to formalise Airbus A350XWB work package to Chinese aviation industry
26 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to formalise the commitment of allocating five per cent of the A350XWB airframe to the Chinese aviation industry. The MOU was signed by Chen Deming, Vice Minister of NDRC, and Fabrice B...

Airbus A318 powered by CFM56 engines approved for steep approach

23 November 2007 Press Release

The A318 and the A318 Elite fitted with CFM International CFM56 engines were approved for the Steep Approach landing capability by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on November 19th. In June 2007, approval was granted by the EASA for the A318 powered by Pratt and Whitney PW6000 engines.

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KLM signs follow-up contract for two A330s

KLM signs follow-up contract for two A330s
22 November 2007 Press Release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a contract for the acquisition of two further A330-200s plus an option on two, herewith bringing their total A330 fleet to 12 aircraft. This acquisition is part of the longer term fleet renewal and expansion plans of KLM. The A330s, powered by CF6-80E(1A3) engines...

US Airways expands Airbus A330 aircraft order

US Airways expands Airbus A330 aircraft order
21 November 2007 Press Release

US Airways is expanding its A330 fleet with the purchase of five more A330-200 passenger aircraft. This firm order is in addition to the 92 Airbus aircraft, including 10 A330-200s ordered by US Airways in October of this year. "The A330-200 with its superior range relative to our existing fleet will...

A380 confirmed quietest long range aircraft in the skies

21 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus has received validation in November 2007 for the external noise values of the A380 powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). External noise certification is part of the process for the joint EASA an...

Industrial accident at Airbus facility - Saint Martin site

16 November 2007 Press Release

Following the regrettable accident that occurred at the Airbus Saint-Martin site (close to Toulouse) yesterday 15th November at 5 pm local time, Airbus reports that of the five injured people, three remain in hospital. Two were released between yesterday night and this morning. Of the three persons...

Industrial accident at Airbus facility

15 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus deeply regrets to confirm that an accident occurred at its Saint-Martin site in Toulouse this afternoon.

 

The accident occurred at 5:00 pm local time, when engine-run-ups were being carried out on an A340-600, MSN 856, which was due to be delivered to Etihad in the coming days. &n...

Airbus ends the 10th Dubai Airshow with record orders

Airbus ends the 10th Dubai Airshow with record orders
14 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus ended the 10th Dubai Airshow with major orders, re-enforcing customer confidence in its leading product range. During the show, Airbus received 163 firm orders valued at US over $28 billion at catalogue prices, from 10 customers. Airbus also won its largest ever order in terms of value...

Hainan Airlines takes delivery of their first A330

Hainan Airlines takes delivery of their first A330
14 November 2007 Press Release

Hainan Airlines Company Limited (HNA), a subsidiary of the HNA Group, based in China, has taken delivery of its first A330 on lease from CIT Aerospace. The aircraft powered by Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines was handed over to the HNA Chairman, Mr. CHEN Feng in a ceremony held in Toulouse. The aircra...

Nile Air decides to buy nine Airbus A321 aircraft

Nile Air decides to buy nine Airbus A321 aircraft
14 November 2007 Press Release

New Egyptian airline Nile Air has agreed to buy nine Airbus A321 aircraft. The privately owned regional carrier signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus to base its future fleet on the A321 aircraft. 

 

The Cairo-based start-up private airline will be Egypt?s second regular carrier a...

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