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First CAAC Simulator enters into service at Hua-Ou Aviation Training Centre

First CAAC Simulator enters into service at Hua-Ou Aviation Training Centre
24 March 2009 Press Release

New training facilities help increase Hua-Ou's training capacity by over 25 per cent The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has put into service an Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator (FFS), ordered from Thales, at the new extension of the Hua-Ou Aviation Training Centre, a joint-ventu...

China's Chongqing Airlines takes delivery of its first A319

China's Chongqing Airlines takes delivery of its first A319
24 March 2009 Press Release

Carrier aims to expand its fleet with highly efficient, low cost A320 Family aircraft

 

China's Chongqing Airlines has taken delivery of the first of three Airbus A319s it has agreed to lease from ILFC, at a delivery ceremony in Hamburg, Germany.

 

The aircraft will be able to accommodate 122 p...

Armavia takes delivery of its first new A319

Armavia takes delivery of its first new A319
17 March 2009 Press Release

The airline will offer unrivalled comfort on its international routes

 

Armenia flag carrier Armavia has today taken delivery of its first new A319. The aircraft was handed over to Armavia's President, Mikhail Bagdasarov, at a ceremony held at the Airbus factory in Hamburg, Germany. Operated und...

Airbus presents innovative use of RFID in airline catering at CeBIT Expo in Hannover

3 March 2009 Press Release

Airbus is highlighting its position as innovation leader at this year's CeBIT Expo in Hannover by presenting intelligent catering solutions using RFID. Cost effective catering logistics have become a true competitive advantage for airlines and caterers. Airbus is leading the three year research...

Airbus MRO Network welcomes Mexicana MRO Services as new member

27 February 2009 Press Release

Mexicana MRO Services has joined the worldwide Airbus MRO Network. The official signing ceremony took place at the Mexicana premises in Mexico City in the presence of Manuel Borja, CEO of Mexicana, and Bruce Jones, Senior Vice President, Airbus Services and Customer Support. Mexicana MRO Services is...

Airbus delivers 500th A321

Airbus delivers 500th A321
27 February 2009 Press Release

Most efficient aircraft in its class Airbus has delivered the 500th A321 ever produced. The aircraft was handed over to Air France at Airbus' Delivery Centre in Hamburg. The A321 is the largest member of the best selling A320 Family. It is the most efficient single-aisle aircraft in its segment...

Korean Air orders six more A330-200s

Korean Air orders six more A330-200s
27 February 2009 Press Release

Airline first to order new version with extended range Korean Air has placed a new firm order with Airbus for six more A330-200 aircraft. The order is the first for the new 238 tonne increased take-off weight version of the popular twin-engine widebody, offering an extended flying range of up to 7,2...

Dragon Aviation Leasing receives its first directly purchased Airbus aircraft

24 February 2009 Press Release

Customer awaits first delivery from Final Assembly Line China in Summer Dragon Aviation Leasing Company Limited, a Beijing-based aircraft leasing company, today took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus aircraft at a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, the first of 13 A32...

Airbus revises production rates

19 February 2009 Press Release

Airbus is adapting production rates of its A320 Family programme from 36 to 34 a month from October 2009 onwards. Production rates of the A330/A340 family will be paused at the current level of 8.5 a month, and not increased further as previously planned. This decision reflects Airbus' current ...

Korean Air orders two more A380s

Korean Air orders two more A380s
3 February 2009 Press Release

Korean Air has placed firm orders with Airbus for two more double-deck A380 aircraft. This latest purchase agreement brings the total number of A380s ordered by Korean Air to ten aircraft. The carrier will operate the aircraft in a three-class layout on routes linking Seoul to destinations in North ...

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