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Sagawa Express places order for A300-600 freighter, becoming first operator of Airbus freighter in Japan

19 May 2005 Press Release

Sagawa Express Co. Ltd, one of the largest cargo business companies in Japan, has established a subsidiary Galaxy Airlines Co. Ltd and selected Airbus A300-600 Freighter to inaugurate its own air transport business in Japan. This contract includes a firm order for one A300-600F, plus an option for a...

Airbus ACJ Family wins first Indian customer

18 May 2005 Press Release

The UB Group, one of India's largest companies and the parent company of Kingfisher Airlines, is to acquire an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), becoming the first Indian customer.



Delivery of the outfitted Airbus ACJ will be in summer 2006, and it will be powered by International Aero ...

Lufthansa Technik joins Airbus ACJ Service Centre Network

18 May 2005 Press Release

Lufthansa Technik AG has become the latest company to join the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family network of Service Centres, which specialises in executive and private aviation, complementing Airbus Customer Services' existing worldwide network of spares, training facilities and technical ...

Sichuan Airlines orders eight Airbus A320 Family aircraft

18 May 2005 Press Release

Sichuan Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of six A320s and two A319s. The aircraft, scheduled for delivery from late 2005 to 2008, will be powered by IAE?s V2500 engines.

?The aircraft will help us enlarge our fleet and increase our operational capability on high-al...

Airbus announce their vision for service orientated data

13 May 2005 Press Release

Airbus has announced the launch of its modular approach to aircraft maintenance data for their new aircraft, the A380. This is an extension of Airbus? existing advanced technical data consultation tool, called AirN@v. AirN@v will consist of five modules covering maintenance, engineering, repair, mai...

Airbus & Lufthansa Technik to team on outfitting private A380s

5 May 2005 Press Release

Airbus and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a preliminary agreement covering the outfitting of cabins for the double-deck A380, paving the way for sales and marketing of private aircraft versions of the world's largest and most modern airliner.

With two separate decks and the widest cab...

A380, the 21st century flagship, successfully completes its first flight

A380, the 21st century flagship, successfully completes its first flight
27 April 2005 Press Release

The first A380 to take to the air landed at Blagnac international airport in Toulouse, France at 14.23 local time (12.23h UTC) after successfully completing its first flight that lasted three hours and 54 minutes. The A380?s first flight was jointly captained by Claude Lelaie, Senior Vice President ...

A380, world?s largest commercial aircraft, successfully takes to the skies

A380, world?s largest commercial aircraft, successfully takes to the skies
27 April 2005 Press Release

Aviation history was made this morning when the first A380, the world?s largest commercial aircraft, successfully took off on its maiden flight leaving Blagnac International Airport in Toulouse, France at 10.29 hours local time (08.29 UTC) from runway 32L. The A380 first flight will take place above...

Kingfisher Airlines celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320

Kingfisher Airlines celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320
25 April 2005 Press Release

Kingfisher Airlines, the new value-based carrier headquartered in Mumbai, India, today celebrated the delivery of its first A320, becoming a new Airbus operator.

Dr Vijay Mallya, Chairman of the UB Group, one of India?s largest companies and the parent company of Kingfisher Airlines, accepte...

Airbus Engineering Centre to be set up in China

22 April 2005 Press Release

Airbus and China Aviation Industry Corporation II (AVIC II) have agreed to set up an engineering centre in the form of a joint venture in Beijing. The facility will in particular perform aircraft specific design work for the A350 programme.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and French Prime Ministe...

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