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New appointments at Airbus for operations and procurement

27 March 2007 Press Release

Gerald Weber (57) has been appointed Head of Operations and Member of the Airbus Executive Committee as of 2nd April. Mr Weber was until recently Head of Truck Product Creation and Member of the Board "Commercial Vehicles" at DaimlerChrysler AG and has held senior positions at A.T. Kearney and Volks...

NIKI received the first Airbus A319 featuring the new cabin

NIKI received the first Airbus A319 featuring the new cabin
22 March 2007 Press Release

The Austrian carrier NIKI has received its first Airbus A319 at the occasion of a delivery ceremony in Hamburg. The A319 selected by NIKI is the first A320 Family aircraft worldwide delivered with the new state of the art cabin interior, making the aircraft quieter, lighter, brighter and more spacio...

Aeroflot commits to Airbus A350XWB

Aeroflot commits to Airbus A350XWB
22 March 2007 Press Release

The Russian flag carrier Aeroflot signed today the Memorandum of Understanding for 22 Airbus A350XWB aircraft. Aeroflot's decision brings the total number of orders and commitments for the Airbus A350XWB to 248. Aeroflot will also further increase its Airbus fleet with ten new A330-200s, which will ...

LAN Airlines confirms 15 additional A320 Family aircraft

21 March 2007 Press Release

LAN Airlines (LAN) has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the acquisition of 15 additional A320 Family aircraft. This is a confirmation of the options that were announced in October 2005.

To date, Santiago (Chile) headquartered LAN and its affiliates operate 34 Airbus aircraft including ...

Two A380s make history with near-simultaneous arrivals in New York and Los Angeles

19 March 2007 Headline news


Two A380s make history with near-simultaneous arrivals in New York and Los Angeles

One year of operation for the Beijing Engineering Centre

16 March 2007 Feature story

The Airbus engineering centre in Bejing, China - which will play an important role in the A350 XWB's design and development - currently has 104 locally-employed engineers and is on target to reach its head count of 200 by 2008. This Airbus joint venture with China's two largest aviation c...

Airbus delivers the 800th A330/A340 Family aircraft and increases further production

14 March 2007 Press Release

Wednesday March 14th, 2007 marked an important milestone for Airbus' A330/A340 family of aircraft when the 800th model of the Family was delivered to Qatar Airways.

The A330-200 long range jetliner was delivered to Qatar Airways in a brief ceremony at Airbus' Toulouse delivery cent...

Airbus continues Power 8 Dialogue with ECA

14 March 2007 Press Release

As announced during the previous meeting on February 28th, the Airbus Management team, led by Louis Gallois, President and CEO, and Fabrice Brégier, Chief Operating Officer, met again with the European Committee of Airbus (ECA) on Wednesday March 14th.



In order to further strengthen the d...

Cebu Pacific goes for twenty more A320 aircraft

13 March 2007 Press Release

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines' low fare leader, has signed a contract for the purchase of ten more A320 aircraft, with options on five aircraft and purchase rights on a further five aircraft. The airline placed an initial order for 12 A320 Family aircraft in September 2004, with the last one of...

A380 first touchdown in the United States as part of commercial Route Proving

A380 first touchdown in the United States as part of commercial Route Proving
12 March 2007 Press Release

Two A380s will fly into two US destinations on 19th March, allowing both the East and West Coasts of North America to simultaneously welcome the world's largest commercial airliner, which is also the most technically advanced and environmentally friendly civil aircraft in the skies.

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