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Airbus deploys two aircraft to help Chinese earthquake relief efforts

30 May 2008 Press Release

Two Airbus test aircraft, an A380 and an A340-300 have been deployed to help transport essential relief effort cargo to China?s South Western region following the devastating earthquake near Chengdu, in China?s Sichuan province on 12th May 2008.

 

The two aircraft will carry over 2,000 tents betwee...

First A380 commercial flight lands at Tokyo's Narita Airport

First A380 commercial flight lands at Tokyo's Narita Airport
29 May 2008 Headline news

First A380 commercial flight lands at Tokyo's Narita Airport

KD Avia commits to 25 Airbus A320 Family aircraft

29 May 2008 Press Release

KD Avia, a fast growing Russian airline, has placed a commitment with Airbus for the purchase of 25 A319s, thus becoming a new Airbus customer. The agreement was signed at the International Berlin Airshow taking place from 27th May to 1st June.

 

KD Avia?s A319s will feature a spacious and com...

Gulf Air orders 35 Airbus single aisle widebody aircraft

Gulf Air orders 35 Airbus single aisle widebody aircraft
28 May 2008 Press Release

National carrier of Bahrain, Gulf Air has placed a firm order with Airbus for 35 aircraft. The order comprises 15 A320 single aisle aircraft and 20 A330-300s. The contract was signed by Björn Näf, Gulf Air CEO, and Tom Enders, Airbus President and CEO, at the Berlin Air show.

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British Airways buys two Airbus A318s for London City Airport services

27 May 2008 Press Release

British Airways has signed a firm contract with Airbus for two Airbus A318 aircraft to launch services between London City Airport, in central London, and New York. The A318 is the most modern and largest aircraft certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the steep approach procedu...

Jet Airways gets Airbus A330-200 aircraft at the Berlin Air show

27 May 2008 Press Release

Indian based international carrier Jet Airways has taken delivery of its latest Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways Chairman, formally accepted the aircraft at a ceremony at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) in presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Airbus President and CEO Tom End...

Airbus first public presentation of A320 fuel cell demonstrator at Berlin Airshow

Airbus first public presentation of A320 fuel cell demonstrator at Berlin Airshow
26 May 2008 Press Release

Airbus presents for the first time its fuel cell activities onboard an A320 research aircraft at this year?s International Berlin Airshow (ILA). Fuel cells are one of the most promising ?step change? technologies and Airbus sees high potential in fuel cell applications towards a further significan...

Airbus contributes to Chinese earthquake stricken areas and commits to further long-term support

20 May 2008 Press Release

Airbus has donated RMB five million in cash to help the refugees affected by the severe earthquake, which occurred in south western China last week. The donation was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China at a meeting in Beijing between Airbus CEO Tom Enders and officials of Ministry ...

Jetalliance Group orders more Airbus ACJ family aircraft

20 May 2008 Press Release

The Jetalliance Group of Vienna has placed a repeat order for one Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) and two A318 Elites, adding to the orders that it has previously placed for the family. Like its other aircraft the new Airbus ACJ will feature a VIP cabin and be powered by CFM International CFM56-5 en...

MAZ Aviation commits to six Airbus A350 XWB Prestiges

20 May 2008 Press Release

MAZ Aviation has placed a commitment for six Airbus A350 XWB Prestiges to serve its customers, in what is the first deal for the type in the Middle East. The deal is also the largest single deal ever for Airbus corporate jetliners, and comprises one A350-800 and five A350-900s. All six Airbus A350 X...

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