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Hawaiian Airlines choose Airbus A350 XWB and A330 aircraft for long-haul fleet

Hawaiian Airlines choose Airbus A350 XWB and A330 aircraft for long-haul fleet
29 November 2007 Press Release

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., Hawaii's largest airline, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for six Airbus A350 XWB-800s and six A330-200s, selecting Airbus aircraft for the first time in their history.

 

The Airbus Corporate Jetliner lands in Antarctica

The Airbus Corporate Jetliner lands in Antarctica
28 November 2007 News in brief

The Airbus Corporate Jetliner lands in Antarctica

TAP takes delivery of their first new A330

26 November 2007 Press Release

TAP Portugal has taken delivery of its first own A330-200. The aircraft powered, by General Electric CF6-80 engines was handed over to the Chief Executive Officer of TAP, Fernando Pinto, in a ceremony held in Toulouse. The aircraft will seat 268 passengers in a two-class configuration, and will join...

TAP to acquire up to 15 A350XWBs and eight additional A320s

TAP to acquire up to 15 A350XWBs and eight additional A320s
26 November 2007 Press Release

TAP Portugal has signed a firm contract for 12 A350XWBs, plus three options, and a letter of intent for an additional eight A320 Family aircraft. The Lisbon based airline herewith converts its initial order for the A350, placed in December 2005, into the new A350XWB, and has, simultaneously, increas...

Airbus signs MOU with NDRC to formalise Airbus A350XWB work package to Chinese aviation industry

26 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to formalise the commitment of allocating five per cent of the A350XWB airframe to the Chinese aviation industry.

The MOU was signed by Chen Deming, Vice Minister of NDRC, a...

Airbus A318 powered by CFM56 engines approved for steep approach

23 November 2007 Press Release

The A318 and the A318 Elite fitted with CFM International CFM56 engines were approved for the Steep Approach landing capability by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on November 19

KLM signs follow-up contract for two A330s

KLM signs follow-up contract for two A330s
22 November 2007 Press Release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a contract for the acquisition of two further A330-200s plus an option on two, herewith bringing their total A330 fleet to 12 aircraft. This acquisition is part of the longer term fleet renewal and expansion plans of KLM.

The A330s, powered by CF6-80E(1A3)...

Applying new technology to the A350 XWB's development

21 November 2007 Feature story

Airbus' development of its new A350 XWB is benefiting from the increased use of computational fluid dynamics, which helps define the all-new jetliner's external shape. This technology will speed up the A350 XWB's development process, complementing traditional wind tunnel testing.

US Airways expands Airbus A330 aircraft order

US Airways expands Airbus A330 aircraft order
21 November 2007 Press Release

US Airways is expanding its A330 fleet with the purchase of five more A330-200 passenger aircraft. This firm order is in addition to the 92 Airbus aircraft, including 10 A330-200s ordered by US Airways in October of this year.

"The A330-200 with its superior range relative to our existing fl...

A380 confirmed quietest long range aircraft in the skies

21 November 2007 Press Release

Airbus has received validation in November 2007 for the external noise values of the A380 powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). External noise certification is part of the process for the joint EASA an...

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