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A320 successfully completes first test flight powered by new IAE Select One engines

A320 successfully completes first test flight powered by new IAE Select One engines
27 February 2008 Press Release

As part of Airbus' commitment to offering its customers the most eco-efficient aircraft and also to driving down aircraft related maintenance costs, the Airbus A320 test aircraft successfully performed the first in a series of test flights on 26th February, powered for the first time by Interna...

Airbus joint venture will manage end-of-life aircraft

25 February 2008 Feature story

Tarmac Aerosave, a joint venture between Airbus and several partners, will be the first industrial company to manage end-of-life aircraft when activity begin later this year. It will offer its services - which include short-term storage, maintenance and dismantling - to both civil and military aircr...

BOC Aviation signs firm order for five A330-200F aircraft

22 February 2008 Press Release

BOC Aviation, the leading Asia-based aircraft leasing company, has signed a firm contract for five A330-200F all-cargo aircraft. The agreement was signed during the 2008 Singapore Airshow.

Previously known as Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise, BOC Aviation is headquartered in Singapore, ...

Avianca takes delivery of first Airbus A320 Family aircraft

22 February 2008 Press Release

Avianca took delivery of the first of three Airbus A320s it has leased from CIT International, at a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France. This paves the way to the subsequent delivery of 47 A320 Family aircraft (32 A320s and 15 A319s) the Colombian flag-carrier has directly ordered from Airbus as p...

Asia-Pacific growth will increase airlines' needs for jetliners in the A380 and A350 XWB categories

Asia-Pacific growth will increase airlines' needs for jetliners in the A380 and A350 XWB categories
21 February 2008 Headline news


Asia-Pacific growth will increase airlines' needs for jetliners in the A380 and A350 XWB categories

Emission free power for civil aircraft: Airbus successfully demonstrates fuel cells in flight

19 February 2008 Press Release

Airbus has successfully tested a fuel cells system in flight. For the first time on a civil aircraft this innovative energy source powered the aircraft's back-up hydraulic and electric power systems. The test conducted in February is part of Airbus' overall plans for an eco-efficient aviat...

Korean Air expands A380 aircraft order

19 February 2008 Press Release

Korean Air is expanding its A380 fleet with the purchase of three more A380 aircraft. This firm order is in addition to the five A380 aircraft ordered by Korean Air in 2003.

Starting in 2010, Korean Air will introduce the A380 on high density traffic routes from Seoul to the US west coast, w...

A380 flies on alternative fuel

A380 flies on alternative fuel
18 February 2008 Headline news


A380 flies on alternative fuel

Research into alternative fuels

18 February 2008 Feature story


Research into alternative fuels

Reduced pilot training now approved for the A380

15 February 2008 Press Release

Reduced A380 transition training for A320 Family, A330 or A340 qualified pilots has been jointly approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA). The latest approval was obtained for the transition training from A320 Family aircraft to the A380 on 7th ...

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