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ALAFCO signs contract for 12 Airbus A350s

ALAFCO signs contract for 12 Airbus A350s
20 November 2005 Press Release

ALAFCO, the Kuwait-based international aircraft leasing company, has signed a contract for 12 Airbus A350s with options on six more, reaffirming the commitment that it announced in June. It is the first leasing company to select the new jetliner.

Deliveries of ALAFCO?s A350-800s are due to b...

National Air Services orders 10 Airbus A318 Elite aircraft

National Air Services orders 10 Airbus A318 Elite aircraft
19 November 2005 Press Release

National Air Services (NAS), the largest provider of VVIP and executive air transport services in the Middle East, has made a firm commitment to purchase five A318 Elites and has taken an option for five additional aircraft, becoming the launch customer in the Middle East for this new member of the ...

New A340-600 takes to the skies

New A340-600 takes to the skies
18 November 2005 Press Release

A new variant of the successful A340-500/600 Family took to the skies today during a four and half hour maiden flight over Toulouse as part of 6 month certification campaign.

The new A340-500/600 will offer customers greater range and a higher maximum payload compared to its nearest comp...

Airbus wins Business Leader position in 2005 Scientific American 50

17 November 2005 Press Release

Airbus has been named as a "Business Leader" in this year?s Scientific American 50 Annual Listing for its accomplishments in the development of the world?s largest and most modern aircraft, the A380.



The leading U.S. magazine's prestigious annual list recognises outstanding act...

Airbus A380 will be highlight of Dubai airshow

16 November 2005 Press Release

Airbus' A380 will be the highlight of the Dubai airshow where, wearing Emirates colours, it will fly each day. This is the first time that the Airbus A380 has displayed at an airshow outside Europe, the first time that it is wearing a full airline livery, and the first time that it has visited ...

Comlux becomes A318 Elite launch customer and orders an ACJ

10 November 2005 Press Release

Comlux AG, an exclusive VIP charter operator based in Switzerland, has become the first customer for the A3I8 Elite - a new member of the Airbus ACJ Family - with an order for three aircraft - the first of which will be delivered in early 2007. It has also become a new customer for the Airbus Corpor...

Airbus ACJ wins first US-based customer

10 November 2005 Press Release

Airbus has won its first US-based client with the conclusion of a firm contract with a Florida-based customer for one Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ).

The Airbus ACJ will be powered by CFM International CFM56-5 engines. A choice of cabin outfitter has yet to be made.

Airbus' ACJ...

A380 - Grand Award winner - according to leading U.S. Popular Science magazine

10 November 2005 Press Release

"Popular Science" magazine, a leading U.S. monthly has announced Airbus' A380 as a Grand Award winner in its 18th Annual "Best of What's New" issue. The Airbus A380, the world's newest and largest aircraft, beat fierce competition from thousands of other technological and innovative p...

Airbus introduces A318 Elite

Airbus introduces A318 Elite
10 November 2005 Press Release

Airbus' Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family has just grown bigger, with the introduction of a new member, the A318 Elite, based on the company's smallest airliner.



With the same wide cabin as the rest of the popular Airbus A320 Family, the A318 Elite makes big-jet comfort and style even m...

Airbus and AVIC 1 sign a protocol extending cooperation on a $500 million contract for the A320 Family wing cooperation programme

9 November 2005 Press Release

China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC 1) and Airbus signed a protocol to confirm the extension of their cooperation in activities to produce A320 Family wing boxes in China. The protocol was signed today in London during Chinese President Hu Jintao's official visit to Britain.

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