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Aviation Capital Group orders 25 additional A320 Family aircraft

10 September 2007 Press Release

US based lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has signed a firm contract for 25 additional A320 Family aircraft, including six A319s, 15 A320s and four A321s. With this order, the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp will have 121 A320 Family aircraft in its portfolio. "We decided to add more ...

Aegean Airlines buys a further six Airbus A320s

Aegean Airlines buys a further six Airbus A320s
6 September 2007 Press Release

The fast growing Aegean Airlines has ordered six more A320s. This will eventually bring their fleet to 25 A320 Family aircraft. The first new aircraft was delivered earlier this year to the Greek airline. The airline's A320s are powered by IAE V2500 engines, and are equipped with a comfortable ...

More than 380 patents for the A380

28 August 2007 Press Release

During the A380 development phase, Airbus filed more than 380 patent applications for technologies developed for the all new double-decker. Since the programme was launched in December 2000, these new technologies have been put through rigorous testing. Significant breakthrough innovations have been...

EgyptAir buys up to eight wide-body Airbus aircraft

EgyptAir buys up to eight wide-body Airbus aircraft
27 August 2007 Press Release

EgyptAir, headquartered in Cairo has signed a firm contract to buy five A330-200 wide-body aircraft with an option for an additional three. "Expanding our fleet with the Airbus A330-200 will allow EgyptAir to continue its impressive route network growth which now numbers over 60 international d...

Airbus A318 Elite to make NBAA debut

23 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A318 Elite, the newest member of the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family, will be displayed at NBAA for the first time, introducing new standards of comfort, elegance and spaciousness to the mid-size top-of-the-line market. The aircraft being displayed is the first ever produced, and...

ACT Airlines commits for two A330 freighters

17 August 2007 Press Release

ACT Airlines, headquartered in Istanbul, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for two A330-200 freighter aircraft.

 

"Expanding our fleet with the Airbus A330-200F will allow us to further meet Turkey's demand for air cargo transportation. The A330-200F is the ideal complem...

Airbus will deliver first A380 to Singapore Airlines on 15th October

16 August 2007 Press Release

In line with the announced plan of delivering the first A380 to Singapore Airlines in October 2007, Airbus today confirms that the formal hand-over will take place on Monday 15th of that month. After a dedicated delivery ceremony in Toulouse, the flagship of the 21st century will take-off for Singap...

A380 World Tour continues with major airports in Asia and the U.S.

13 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A380 will embark for a series of demonstration tours starting on 30th August. Key airports in South-East-Asia and the U.S. will be visited. The Asia-A380-tour will be conducted with flight-test-aircraft MSN (Manufacturer's Serial Number) 007, powered by four Rolls Royce Trent 900 e...

Airbus A380 approved to operate on 45m runways

31 July 2007 Press Release

Airbus? A380 has received approval from both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be operated on runways with a width of 45 metres (150 feet) or more. Most of the world airports have 45m runways as standard width.

 

 "This aircraft ha...

Changes in Airbus Management

Changes in Airbus Management
16 July 2007 Press Release

Following changes and simplification at the EADS organisational structure, Tom Enders, previously Co-CEO of EADS, has been nominated CEO of Airbus SAS, reporting to the sole CEO of EADS, Louis Gallois.  He will be supported by Fabrice Bregier, who remains COO of Airbus.

In his new position as...

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