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Airbus Successfully Completes First Mobile-Telephone Flight Trial

15 September 2004 Press Release

Airbus Successfully Completes First Mobile-Telephone Flight Trial And Multiple Wireless-Cabin Technology Demonstration

Airbus A380: Structural Tests in Dresden

10 September 2004 Press Release

Airbus and with its subcontractor Industrieanlagen Betriebsgesellschaft (IABG), a company specialized in industrial and aerospace testing facilities, are currently making preparations for the most extensive fatigue tests worldwide on a commercial aircraft. For this purpose, five sections of t

Airbus Passed 5,000 Order Milestone In August

10 September 2004 Press Release

Airbus has passed a significant landmark in August after receiving its 5,000 th aircraft order. The news comes just over 30 years after Airbus received its first ever order from Air France for the A300B2 type aircraft ? the first commercial aircraft manufactured by Airbus.

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Cebu Pacific Selects Airbus A319 And A320 For Total Fleet Renewal

1 September 2004 Press Release

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines? second largest carrier, has signed a contract for the purchase of twelve Airbus A319s and will additionally lease two Airbus A320s to totally replace its existing fleet of DC-9 and B757 aircraft. The A319s are scheduled for delivery from September 2005 until 200

Azal Orders Airbus A319 And Airbus Corporate Jet

25 August 2004 Press Release

The State Concern of Civil Aviation Azerbaijan Hava Yollari (AZAL) has signed a contract with Airbus for three Airbus A319s and one Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ). The Baku based company thus becomes a new Airbus airline customer as well as - on behalf of the Republic of Azerbaijan a ne

Airbus Delivers First A319 Jetliner to SAA for Domestic/Regional Fleet

24 August 2004 Press Release

South African Airways (SAA) today took delivery of its first Airbus A319 twin-engined jetliner, to launch the modernisation of its domestic and regional fleet with new cost-efficient, state-of-the-art aircraft.

SAA has ordered 11 A319s and 15 of its slightly larger si

America West Firms Up Order For A320 Family Aircraft

12 August 2004 Press Release

America West has placed a new order for ten A320s and seven A319s. This firms up a commitment announced by the airline in May 2004. America West will lease an additional four A320 Family aircraft from various lessors. One more A320 Family aircraft will be either purchased or leased ? a decisi

Airbus A300 freighters fly horses to Olympic and Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece

11 August 2004 Press Release

A fleet of Airbus A300 freighter aircraft has started to fly horses to Athens, Greece, to participate in the various equestrian competitions during the Olympic and Paralympic Games this year. A300B4 freighters, operated by MNG Airlines, will transport the horses from the airports in Luton, UK

Virgin To Boost Airbus Fleet By Up To 26 More A340-600 Aircraft

5 August 2004 Press Release

Virgin Atlantic Airways has committed to take delivery of another 13 new Airbus A340-600s and taken options on 13 more, in its largest ever aircraft deal.

Deliveries to the airline will start in the first half of 2006. The A340-600, like the smaller capacity A340-500,

Turkish National Carrier Chooses Airbus For Fleet Increase

21 July 2004 Press Release

Airbus confirms that the Turkish national carrier Turkish Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of 36 Airbus single aisle and wide body aircraft, further strengthening Airbus? presence in Central Eastern Europe. The purchase agreement is expected to be signed shor

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