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2005: Airbus continues to lead

17 January 2006 Press Release

2005 was a record year for Airbus in all terms, be it for deliveries, order intake and profitability. In terms of orders Airbus continued to outsell its competitor for the fifth consecutive year, while continuing to lead in terms of deliveries for the third year in a row. Airbus also achieved

Volaris orders up to 56 Airbus A320 Family aircraft

Volaris orders up to 56 Airbus A320 Family aircraft
12 January 2006 Press Release

The new Mexican start-up airline Volaris, with headquarters in Toluca, Mexico City, has signed a contract with Airbus for the acquisition of 16 firm A319s with options for 40 additional A320 Family aircraft.

Volaris' A319s will carry 144 passengers in a comfortable single class configur...

Air One orders 30 A320s and places options for further 60 Aircraft

Air One orders 30 A320s and places options for further 60 Aircraft
12 January 2006 Press Release

Rome based Air One, the second largest airline in Italy, has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of 30 A320s, with 60 more on option, becoming a new Airbus customer.



Air One's newly ordered A320s, powered by CFM International CFM56-5B6/P engines, and offering a comfortable ...

Air Deccan orders 30 more Airbus A320s

Air Deccan orders 30 more Airbus A320s
3 January 2006 Press Release

Air Deccan placed a firm order with Airbus for 30 more A320s on 22nd December, taking its firm orders for the type to 62 aircraft.

Each Airbus A320 will seat 180 passengers in a single-class layout, with wider seats than competing single-aisle aircraft. A choice of engines has yet to be anno...

Eurofly orders new Airbus A350

3 January 2006 Press Release

Eurofly has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of three A350-800s with three more on option, and becomes the Italian launch customer for Airbus' new 250 - 300 seat long range airliner. Eurofly is also leasing two additional A330-200s, bringing its total fleet of the type to five. <B...

Bangkok Airways selects A350 for new long range services

30 December 2005 Press Release

After an extensive evaluation of the competing next generation of long haul aircraft, Bangkok Airways has announced its decision to acquire six Airbus A350s for operation on new long range services from Thailand to Europe commencing in 2012.

The airline currently operates a fleet of seve...

easyJet signs for 20 more Airbus A319s

easyJet signs for 20 more Airbus A319s
22 December 2005 Press Release

UK-based low-cost carrier easyJet has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 20 more Airbus A319s, taking its total firm orders for the type to 140 and consolidating its role as the largest European customer for the A320 Family.

Like the rest of easyJet's Airbus A319 fleet, the new airc...

Brazilian TAM becomes A350 launch customer in Latin America

Brazilian TAM becomes A350 launch customer in Latin America
21 December 2005 Press Release

Major Brazilian carrier TAM has signed a firm contract for ten A350-900s plus five options. TAM's intention to buy the A350 was initially announced at the Paris Air Show in June, when it announced a commitment for eight aircraft

Deliveries of the all-new A350s are scheduled to start at ...

Pratt & Whitney PW6000 powered Airbus A318 earns EASA type certificate

21 December 2005 Press Release

The Airbus A318 powered by the new Pratt & Whitney PW6000 engine has been granted its type certificate by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This follows an extensive flight test period, which started in December 2004 and comprised some 540 flight test hours in around 240 flights.


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Airbus inaugurates new "AIRTAC" facility

21 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus inaugurated its new state-of-the-art AIRTAC (Airbus Technical Aircraft-on-ground Centre) support centre. The aim of the AIRTAC team is to minimise on-the-ground-time for aircraft for trouble shooting and repairs.



The new AIRTAC facilities are fitted with the most innovative technolog...

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