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ALAFCO firms up the A350 XWB order and adds seven A320s

ALAFCO firms up the A350 XWB order and adds seven A320s
18 June 2007 Press Release

ALAFCO, the Kuwait-based international Aviation Lease and Finance Company, has signed a firm contract for 12 A350 XWBs. In addition, ALAFCO has also ordered seven A320s.

Qatar Airways confirms order for 80 A350 XWBs and adds three A380s

Qatar Airways confirms order for 80 A350 XWBs and adds three A380s
18 June 2007 Press Release

Qatar Airways has signed a contract for the purchase of 80 of the all-new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and also placed an order for a further three A380s, bringing their total order for the type to five. The agreement was signed at the 47th International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget between Akbar Al-Bak...

First A400M wing box leaves Nantes

17 June 2007 News in brief

First A400M wing box leaves Nantes

Airbus commits to ambitious environmental targets and calls for sector to become Eco-Efficient

Airbus commits to ambitious environmental targets and calls for sector to become Eco-Efficient
14 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Louis Gallois has outlined ambitious environmental targets for the company and has called for the aviation sector, suppliers and governments to share his vision of an eco-efficient aviation industry. Airbus recognizes no one company holds all the answ...

Airbus A380 on flying display at Le Bourget 2007

Airbus A380 on flying display at Le Bourget 2007
12 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus, the world's leading aircraft manufacturer by deliveries, comes to the Paris International Air Show (18th to 24th June) at the Le Bourget Airport close to Paris, bringing three aircraft to the display. The A380 MSN009, powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines, will take part in the flyi...

The A380 heads to Asia/Pacific destinations on its latest World Tour 2007 segment

8 June 2007 Headline news


The A380 heads to Asia/Pacific destinations on its latest World Tour 2007 segment

Interjet takes delivery of its first A320

8 June 2007 Press Release

The Mexican low-cost airline Interjet has taken delivery of its first A320 from Airbus.

Interjet started operations in December 2005, with a fleet of seven pre-owned A320s acquired in Europe. Since then, Interjet has placed orders for a total of 20 A320s.

The brand-new A320 delivered...

Airbus presents new organisation to its European Works Council

6 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus presented its new organisation to its European Works Council (ECA) and to the French Comité d'Entreprise. This new, simplified and streamlined organisation aims at better integrating and rationalising the company on a trans-national basis, with clearer interfaces and strong transversal p...

Aer Lingus chooses Airbus' A350 XWB and the A330-300

Aer Lingus chooses Airbus' A350 XWB and the A330-300
6 June 2007 Press Release

Aer Lingus, Ireland's national carrier, has become the latest airline to select the all-new A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body). In its biggest ever commitment for long-haul aircraft, the Irish airline has decided to purchase six A350 XWBs, along with six additional A330-300s.

Aer Lingus...

LAN Airlines takes delivery of its first A318

LAN Airlines takes delivery of its first A318
5 June 2007 Press Release

LAN Airlines ("LAN") has taken delivery of its first A318, powered by the new Pratt & Whitney PW6000 engines.

LAN Airlines placed an order for 20 A318s in 2005. Currently the airline operates 34 Airbus aircraft of which 15 are A319s, 15 A320s and 4 A340-300s. The new A318 will be put int...

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