SATA International, the Azorean airline, has taken delivery of the first of two new A320 aircraft, which will be deployed on key European routes primarily to Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, London and Madrid. These two new CFM powered aircraft will replace older B737s, operating alongside an A320 that wa...
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China Southern Airlines has taken delivery its first A330-200 of four on order, becoming the first operator of the aircraft in the Chinese mainland. The remaining three will be delivered in the first half of this year.
The aircraft, powered by Trent 700 engines of Rolls Royce, will seat 266 ...
Kingfisher Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for three A319s, becoming a new customer for the type. It has already placed firm orders for ten Airbus A320s and taken options on a further 20, deliveries of which will begin in April this year.
Deliveries of the newly ordered A319s will ...
Airbus, the world's leading aircraft manufacturer, is expanding its presence in Japan with the appointment at the head of its Tokyo-based subsidiary of three senior executives, including a new President and CEO. The objective is to provide Airbus with a better understanding of and access to the Japa...
China Southern Airlines Company Limited and China Aviation Supplies Imp. and Exp. Group Corporation (CASGC) have signed in Paris a General Terms Agreement (GTA) with Airbus for the purchase of five A380s. This is the first commitment placed by a Chinese carrier for the A380, which herewi
Northwest Airlines has placed a firm order for eight A330s, including two A330-200s and six A330-300s. Like the existing A330s in Northwest?s fleet, the new A330-200s will seat 243 passengers in a two-class configuration and the A330-300s will accommodate 298 passengers in two classes. Both versions...
One of the key milestones in the Airbus A380 programme will take place tomorrow, 18th January. The world?s first full-length twin-deck aircraft will be officially revealed to the world for the first time at a ceremony to be held in the Jean-Luc Lagardere Final Assembly Line hall at Toulouse, France....
2004 was another landmark year for Airbus, a year in which the manufacturer once more maintained its position as Number one, both in terms of orders and deliveries.
UPS has joined the growing list of worldwide carriers to select the A380. Specifically, the Atlanta, Georgia-based company has agreed to purchase 10 freighter versions of the A380, with options for an additional 10. UPS will take delivery of its first A380F in 2009. The carrier has not
Airbus committed to supporting Red Cross humanitarian aid for tsunami victims
- 7 December 2006
Lufthansa further expands Airbus A340-600 long-range fleet
- 11 December 2006
Comlux takes delivery of first Airbus A318 Elite
- 12 December 2006
Airbus A380 receives joint EASA & FAA Type Certification