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Aer Lingus orders Airbus A350-900s and more A330-300s

11 April 2008 Press Release

Aer Lingus, Ireland's national carrier, has become the latest airline to place a firm order for the all-new A350 XWB. In its biggest ever acquisition for long-haul aircraft, the Irish airline has received shareholder approval to purchase six A350-900s, along with six additional A330-300s, confirming...

Airbus wins two awards at Aircraft Interiors Expo

2 April 2008 Press Release

Airbus has won two Crystal Cabin Awards at this year's Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany for two cabin system innovations it has developed.

 

Airbus' Universal Wireless Backbone System won the award in the entertainment and communication category and it's sustainable environm...

Airbus initiates a potential new industry standard for galleys

1 April 2008 Press Release

SPICE (SPace Innovative Catering Equipment) is a new galley concept developed by Airbus that is the result of extensive investigation into the needs and requirements of the airline community. The benefits of the SPICE are so significant that Airbus believes the concept has the potential to become th...

Airbus continues site divestment strategy despite stop of preferred bidder negotiations with OHB / MT Aerospace

27 March 2008 Press Release

Airbus has terminated negotiations with the OHB / MT Aerospace consortium regarding the sale of the Airbus sites in Nordenham, Varel and the EADS site in Augsburg since a viable industrial and financial solution was not achievable. "We have always said that we will only go for economically and indus...

AirAsia X orders 10 additional Airbus A330 aircraft

27 March 2008 Press Release

AirAsia X, the new long-haul low cost-carrier within the AirAsia Group, has signed a firm contract for an additional 10 A330-300s, which brings the airline's total order to 25 A330 aircraft. In June 2007, AirAsia X placed a first order to 15 A330s. The agreement was signed by Azran Osman-Rani, ...

Airbus showcases new A350 XWB cabin at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2008

26 March 2008 Press Release

Airbus showcases the new A350 XWB cabin at this year's Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg/Germany (April 1-3, 2008) on its stand located in Hall A3 (Stand 3D15). Visitors will discover the attributes of the A350 XWB cabin interior in a new mock-up, displayed for the first time at an exhibition....

Airbus continues talks on site divestment in all three countries

21 March 2008 Press Release

Airbus wishes to clarify that it is continuing with the negotiations for the divestments of sites in France, Germany and the UK. The sites concerned are Filton (wing component part) in the UK, St Nazaire-Ville and Meaulte in France, Varel, Nordenham and Laupheim as well as the Augsburg site of EADS,...

More than 900 aircraft will be needed within next 20 years in Russia

12 March 2008 Press Release

The Russian airlines will need more than 900 passenger aircraft over the next 20 years in response to the strong growth in this market, according to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF). The Russian passenger aircraft fleet of 100 seats or more is expected to grow strongly from 528 aircraf...

Airbus attends FIDAE Airshow with A380 aircraft

12 March 2008 Press Release

Airbus will be present at the FIDAE Airshow 2008, the "Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio", taking place in Santiago de Chile from 31st of March to 6th of April. On this occasion an A380 development aircraft will take part in the daily flying demonstrations and can also be viewed at the stat...

CIT orders 15 A320 Family aircraft and five A330s

12 March 2008 Press Release

CIT Aerospace, a business unit of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a leading global commercial finance company, has signed a firm contract for 15 A320 Family aircraft and five A330-200s. Including the order announced today, CIT has ordered a total of 189 Airbus aircraft (152 A320 Family aircraft, includi...

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