An Airbus collaboration with easyJet and Nicarnica Aviation has successfully flight tested a system that allows pilots to “see” volcanic ash clouds – which pose a risk to jet engines – and safely navigate around them.
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The fuel-saving and performance-enhancing Sharklets on A320 Family airliners will become an increasingly frequent sight in the world’s skies following Airbus’ go-ahead for these distinctive wingtip devices’ retrofit on in-service aircraft.
Japan Airlines’ order for 31 A350 XWBs brings the first Japanese carrier into the customer list for this next-generation extra-widebody jetliner, and further expands Airbus’ market presence in the island nation for its jetliner product line.
Today’s announcement of this important booking – involvin...
Dating back to the beginning of Airbus’ product line, the company has always championed the comfort of passengers travelling in all classes of service aboard its aircraft.
With more than 10 billion people having flown on the worldwide Airbus aircraft fleet since the A300’s introduction in the 1970s...
The newly-unveiled A330-300 domestic/regional version benefits from Airbus’ continued investments in the most efficient mid-size widebody jetliner operating today, providing a highly reliable, cost-effective and modern aircraft for growing passenger markets such as China and India.
The growing worldwide demand for commercial air transportation – which is detailed in Airbus’ latest 20-year Global Market Forecast – will continue to drive the airline industry toward more efficient and operationally-effective aircraft, with large widebodies representing the majority in terms of sa...
Like the jetliners it will one day produce, Airbus’ new U.S. A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama is preparing for “takeoff,” with foundation and ground-level work now setting the stage for this facility to rise from the ground.
Airbus’ milestone 8,000th delivery reaffirms the company’s position as a market leader for jetliners in the 100-500-seat categories, with a product line recognised worldwide for its efficiency, reliability and operational flexibility.
Today’s milestone handover of Airbus’ 1,000th A330 Family aircraft underscores the continuing popularity and success of this widebody jetliner based on its demonstrated reliability, efficiency, and versatility, as well as continuous improvements to the product line.
- 23 July 2007
Final preparations underway for the delivery of Singapore Airlines' first A380
- 30 July 2007
A350 XWB receives strong endorsement from customers worldwide
- 22 August 2007
A400M production advances