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Qantas takes delivery of Airbus' 5,000th aircraft

Qantas takes delivery of Airbus' 5,000th aircraft
14 December 2007 Press Release

Qantas and Airbus today celebrated another major milestone in the airframe manufacturer's relatively short but successful existence - the delivery of its 5,000th aircraft, an A330-200, to Qantas at a special ceremony in Toulouse.

Established in 1921, Qantas is one of the world's ol...

Engine Alliance powered Airbus A380 receives joint EASA & FAA Type Certification

Engine Alliance powered Airbus A380 receives joint EASA & FAA Type Certification
14 December 2007 Press Release

The A380 powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines received joint European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Certification on 14th December 2007.

 

Airbus has introduced an eco-efficient aircraft painting process

14 December 2007 Press Release

Airbus, the world's largest commercial aircraft manufacturer, offers a new two coat aircraft painting process that uses less paint, requires less time to apply and helps to reduce aircraft cleaning.



The first customer aircraft painted in this new, state-of-the-art way is the 5000th Air...

A400M production update

A400M production update
13 December 2007 News in brief

A400M production update

Airbus brings maintenance training closer to customers through its MRO Network

13 December 2007 Press Release

Airbus is extending the scope of the Airbus MRO Network in a new area with the creation of the Airbus Maintenance Training Network. As part of its commitment to providing customers with a full range of proximity services, this initiative has been designed to make access to Airbus Maintenance trai...

5,000th Airbus aircraft to be delivered to Qantas

5,000th Airbus aircraft to be delivered to Qantas
13 December 2007 Press Release

Airbus will celebrate tomorrow another major milestone in its relatively short but successful existence - the delivery of its 5,000th aircraft, an A330-200, to Australian customer, Qantas, at a special ceremony in Toulouse.

Thirty three years ago, in May 1974, Airbus delivered its very f...

Finnair orders one more A330-300 for long-haul fleet

Finnair orders one more A330-300 for long-haul fleet
12 December 2007 Press Release

Finnair today has placed a firm order with Airbus for an additional A330-300 long-range aircraft for delivery in spring 2009. This new order brings the total number of Finnair's Airbus wide-body aircraft to 22, including seven A330-300s, four A340-300s and eleven A350 XWB. They contribute t...

First A380 visit to Argentina and Brazil

First A380 visit to Argentina and Brazil
11 December 2007 Headline news


First A380 visit to Argentina and Brazil

Saudi Arabian Airlines firm up contract for Airbus A320

Saudi Arabian Airlines firm up contract for Airbus A320
11 December 2007 Press Release

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), Saudi Arabia's national airline, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 22 A320 aircraft, as part of its fleet modernisation plan. This follows the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the 10th Dubai Airshow in November 2007. The agreement allows Saud...

China Airlines chooses Airbus A350 XWB for their future medium capacity long-haul fleet

11 December 2007 Press Release

China Airlines, Taiwan's largest carrier, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Airbus for the acquisition of 14 A350-900 plus an additional six on option. The new generation medium capacity long-haul aircraft has been selected as part of their future fleet modernisation programme.

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