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Eurofly Orders Airbus A319 Long Range Aircraft

22 June 2004 Press Release

Italian leading charter carrier Eurofly has signed a contract for one A319 Long Range aircraft and plans to acquire a second, becoming a new customer for the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family.


Milan-based Eurofly is already an Airbus operator, flying five A320s and two A330-200s on services ...

Airbus España Delivers The First Section 19.1 Tail Cone Of The A380 Rear Fuselage

18 June 2004 Press Release

Yesterday, Thursday 17th June, has seen a ceremony at the Airbus plant in Getafe (Madrid) to mark the official delivery of Section 19.1 tail cone of the rear fuselage of the world?s largest and technologically most advanced airliner, the A380.  The ceremony was attended by the major of Getafe, ...

Airbus Rejects Allegations On Aeroflot Contract

17 June 2004 Press Release

Following some libellous articles published in certain newspapers seeking to undermine the reputation and the image of the company and of its staff, Airbus wishes to clearly state and emphasise that the sales contract for 18 Airbus aircraft to the Russian airline Aeroflot was concluded in due form, ...

Jetblue Orders 30 A320s

17 June 2004 Press Release

New York-based low-fare carrier JetBlue Airways has ordered 30 new Airbus A320s. Like the rest of the airline's extensive A320 fleet, they will be powered by International Aero Engines V2500s. Deliveries of the newly contracted aircraft will begin in 2006 and run through 2011. To date, JetBlue order...

Virgin America Orders A320 Family

15 June 2004 Press Release

Virgin America Orders A320 Family - New U.S. Domestic Airline To Take Deliveries In 2005

Airbus To Offer New Projects Worth $ Us 100 Million To China

11 June 2004 Press Release

Airbus has reached an agreement with China Aviation Industry Corporation I (AVIC I) on subcontracting projects worth  $ U.S. 100 million to Chinese manufacturers. A signing ceremony was held today in Paris, attended by visiting Chinese Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan and French Prime Minister Jean-Pie...

CASGC Signs Agreement With Airbus On Purchasing 20 A330-300s

11 June 2004 Press Release

The China Aviation Supplies Imp. & Exp.  Group Corporation (CASGC) and Airbus signed an agreement for the purchase of 20 A330-300 aircraft.  The aircraft are scheduled for delivery from the first quarter of 2006. Selection of the engines for the aircraft has yet to be decided.


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A380: Special Transport Ship in Hamburg for the First Time

10 June 2004 Press Release

A380: Topping Out Ceremony in the Equipment Hall; A380: Special Transport Ship in Hamburg for the First Time

Airbus España Delivers The First Horizontal Tail Plane For The A380

27 May 2004 Press Release

Airbus España Delivers The First Horizontal Tail Plane For The A380 To The Final Assembly Line In Toulouse

Airbus A380 Engine Begins Flight Trials on A340 Testbed

17 May 2004 Press Release

The first engine destined to power the 21st Century flagship A380, the Rolls-Royce Trent 900, made a successful first-flight aboard Airbus A340-300 testbed today.


The flight, which lasted 3 hr and 40 min, begins a 50-60 hour programme of some 30 flights spread over almost four months. It was flow...



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