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An Etihad Airways A340-600 receives unique Formula 1 colour scheme

An Etihad Airways A340-600 receives unique Formula 1 colour scheme
22 January 2009 News in brief

An Etihad Airways A340-600 receives unique Formula 1 colour scheme

Japanese business executives endorse the A380 in newspaper advertisements

21 January 2009 Feature story

A series of four Japanese newspaper advertisements provided first-hand endorsements of the A380 by executives who have flown aboard the 21st century Airbus flagship aircraft.

Wataniya Airways becomes newest Airbus operator

Wataniya Airways becomes newest Airbus operator
21 January 2009 Press Release

Kuwait based Airline Wataniya Airways, has taken delivery of its first leased A320 aircraft, and has become the newest Airbus operator. Wataniya Airways, founded in 2006, plans to take delivery of a total of seven leased A320s.

 

In a standard two class configuration, the A320 can seat 180 passengers...

Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A330

Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A330
21 January 2009 Press Release

Singapore Airlines has added a new Airbus type to its fleet with the delivery of its first A330-300. Acquired under a lease agreement with Dublin-based AWAS, the aircraft was handed over to the airline at a ceremony in Toulouse today attended by Mak Swee Wah, Executive Vice President Operations and ...

Charitable activities to be facilitated by the Airbus Corporate Foundation

Charitable activities to be facilitated by the Airbus Corporate Foundation
16 January 2009 Headline news

Charitable activities to be facilitated by the Airbus Corporate Foundation

Airbus stands "prepared and confident" for the market challenges of 2009 and beyond

Airbus stands "prepared and confident" for the market challenges of 2009 and beyond
15 January 2009 Headline news

Airbus stands "prepared and confident" for the market challenges of 2009 and beyond

Airbus 2008 commercial results

Airbus 2008 commercial results
15 January 2009 Press Release

In 2008 Airbus delivered a new record number of 483 aircraft, 30 more than in 2007. This number is made up of 386 A320 Family aircraft, 85 A330/A340 and 12 A380s.  

The order intake in a difficult year was remarkably strong. Overall, Airbus won 777 net orders (900 new gross orders) valued...

Air Austral selects A380 in single-class configuration for future growth

Air Austral selects A380 in single-class configuration for future growth
15 January 2009 Press Release

Air Austral, the airline based in Saint Denis, La Reunion, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of two A380s in a single-class configuration. In such a configuration, the A380 will offer unprecedented level of fuel economy, further emphasising the eco-efficient natur...

The A350 XWB achieves key steps with design freeze and final assembly line groundbreaking

The A350 XWB achieves key steps with design freeze and final assembly line groundbreaking
14 January 2009 Headline news

The A350 XWB achieves key steps with design freeze and final assembly line groundbreaking

Airbus remembers Nancy-Bird Walton

14 January 2009 Press Release

Airbus is saddened by the passing of Australian aviation pioneer Nancy-Bird Walton, who has died in Sydney aged 93.

 

Nancy-Bird Walton was the first Australian woman to fly a commercial aircraft and is recognised as one of the world?s most famous and pioneering female pilots.

 

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