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First Airbus A310 to be used for in-flight refuelling makes its debut

9 December 2003 Press Release

The first Airbus A310 MRTT (Multi-Role Transport Tanker) converted for in-flight refuelling made its debut in Dresden, Germany, today. The German Air Force's A310 MRTT is currently the world's most modern aircraft to be used for in-flight refuelling. As a multi-role transport aircraft, it ...

Airbus will highlight its modern airliner family at the Dubai 2003 airshow

1 December 2003 Press Release

Airbus will highlight its modern airliner family at the Dubai 2003 airshow, with a strong presence involving no less than four of its aircraft.

 

 

Taking pride of place in the daily flying display will be the world's longest and most efficient long-haul aircraft, the A340-600, in

Airbus highlights modern aircraft at Dubai airshow

1 December 2003 Press Release

Airbus will highlight its modern airliner family at the Dubai 2003 airshow, with a strong presence involving no less than four of its aircraft.



Taking pride of place in the daily flying display will be the world's longest and most efficient long-haul aircraft, the A340-600, in Airbus ...

Sichuan Airlines orders four Airbus A319s

28 November 2003 Press Release

Sichuan Airlines Co., Ltd. signed a contract with Airbus today for four A319s, becoming a new customer for the type. The aircraft, powered by IAE V2500 engines, are scheduled for delivery from 2004 to 2005.



The four A319s are part of the General Terms Agreement (GTA) signed on April 25 in B...

Aer Lingus firms up contract for Airbus A320s

26 November 2003 Press Release

Today the Irish low fare airline Aer Lingus signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of seven Airbus A320s to implement its European fleet simplification strategy. In addition to the purchased aircraft Aer Lingus has contracted to lease ten new A320s from International Lease Finance Corporatio...

Air Algérie orders Airbus A330-200 for fleet renewal

17 November 2003 Press Release

Air Algérie has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of five widebody twin-engined A330-200s to renew its current widebody fleet. Delivery of the aircraft will begin in January 2005. The transaction is eligible for financial support from European Export Credit Agencies.



In Air Al...

Airbus delivers first A380 fuselage section from Spain

6 November 2003 Press Release

From Airbus' Plant in Getafe, Spain, the first A380 fuselage section designed, developed and manufactured by Airbus in Spain will leave tomorrow morning to Hamburg, Germany, in an Airbus Beluga aircraft special transport.



With this delivery, that has been celebrated this morn...

Leading Japanese suppliers join Airbus A330/A340 programmes

5 November 2003 Press Release

The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced today the participation of leading Japanese companies to the A330/A340 programmes. This participation expands the strong industrial cooperation on the A380, with a huge opportunity for further collaborations.



Noël Forgeard, President an...

The first wing for an A380, Airbus new large double deck aircraft, successfully completed a key milestone in its production

5 November 2003 Press Release

The first wing for an A380, Airbus? new large double deck aircraft, successfully

completed a key milestone in its production yesterday evening.  The port wing

for MSN001, the first flight test aircraft, was removed from its four-storey high

main assembly jig at Airbus? factory in Br

Airbus A380 celebrates major wing manufacturing milestone

5 November 2003 Press Release

The first wing for an A380, Airbus? new large double deck aircraft, successfully completed a key milestone in its production yesterday evening. The port wing for MSN001, the first flight test aircraft, was removed from its four-storey high main assembly jig at Airbus? factory in Broughton, North Wa...

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