Customer awaits first delivery from Final Assembly Line China in Summer Dragon Aviation Leasing Company Limited, a Beijing-based aircraft leasing company, today took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus aircraft at a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, the first of 13 A32...
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Passenger cabin definitions keep the pace with airline introductions of the A380
First flight for Air France's no. 1 A380
Airbus is adapting production rates of its A320 Family programme from 36 to 34 a month from October 2009 onwards. Production rates of the A330/A340 family will be paused at the current level of 8.5 a month, and not increased further as previously planned. This decision reflects Airbus' current ...
A consolidation of providers and services in the transportation and logistics sectors should yield significant improvements in Airbus productivity. As part of this effort, a streamlined network of six major hubs will be established in Europe.
Doctors board the A380 for emergency medical training
Technical definition of the A320P2F cargo conversion is completed
A dedicated business unit is established for Airbus freighter and cargo activity
The development of P2F (passenger-to-freighter) versions of Airbus' A320 and A321 is progressing under the management of a multi-national joint venture, with the first aircraft's conversion process targeted for 2011.
Korean Air has placed firm orders with Airbus for two more double-deck A380 aircraft. This latest purchase agreement brings the total number of A380s ordered by Korean Air to ten aircraft. The carrier will operate the aircraft in a three-class layout on routes linking Seoul to destinations in North ...