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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...

Airbus highlights innovation and career opportunities at ILA 2008 Berlin Air Show

15 May 2008 Press Release

Airbus will this year again participate in the ILA Berlin Air Show from 27th May to 1st June. The leading European aircraft manufacturer will showcase one member of each of its three highly successful aircraft families: the A380, the first large ultra long-range double-decker, which will take part i...

Airbus chooses Spirit AeroSystems for A350 centre fuselage frame

15 May 2008 Press Release

Airbus has awarded the contract for the design and manufacture of the lower composite centre fuselage frame of its new A350 XWB aircraft to U.S. company Spirit AeroSystems of Wichita, Kansas. The contract is one of many announced recently for the newest member of the Airbus fleet, and is further evi...

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13 May 2008 Press Release

 

Airbus has completed the A380 programme review and is now informing customers about changes to its delivery schedule. The review assessed the programme status at the critical juncture of transitioning from low rate "individual" production, so-called Wave 1, to the full serial design and manu...

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