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A380 embarks on series of demonstration tours

21 May 2007 Press Release

The world's largest passenger jet, the Airbus A380, is embarking on a visit to the Asia-Pacific region as part of a series of demonstration tours that will take place during the year. The Asia-Pacific tour will take the A380 development aircraft MSN7 to Narita (Japan) from 4th - 6th June, then ...

Airbus boosts production rate for its single aisle aircraft to record levels

Airbus boosts production rate for its single aisle aircraft to record levels
16 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus will increase its monthly production rate to 40 for its single-aisle A320 Family by the end of 2009. Currently, Airbus produces 32 A320 Family aircraft per month.

Airbus' decision to continue to ramp-up its production rate is driven by a continuing strong demand for its aircraft a...

Delivery of Wizz Air?s first A320 with new cabin

Delivery of Wizz Air?s first A320 with new cabin
16 May 2007 Press Release

Wizz Air has taken delivery of the first of 32 directly purchased A320s, which is featuring the all new A320 Family cabin, giving passengers more space and a quieter travel experience.

The aircraft is powered by International Aero Engines V2500 and configured in a comfortable single-class la...

Construction started on Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line in China

15 May 2007 Press Release

Construction has started on the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Tianjin, following recent approval by the State Council of the Feasibility Study Report for the project. A formal ceremony was held on site in the Tianjin Binhai New Coastal District, where the FAL is to be located, in t...

AerCap orders ten additional A330-200s

14 May 2007 Press Release

AerCap has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the purchase of an additional ten A330-200 passenger aircraft, following their order for 20 A330-200s in December 2006. With its proven benefits in terms of economics and a wide customer base, the A330-200 will assist AerCap in the growth of their po...

First A380 landing in India

12 May 2007 Headline news


First A380 landing in India

Painting of first A380 for Singapore Airlines completed

Painting of first A380 for Singapore Airlines completed
10 May 2007 Press Release

With the distinctive blue and gold logo and the name "Singapore Airlines" across 33 metres of the aircraft fuselage, the world's first customer A380 aircraft rolled out of the paint hangar in Hamburg, Germany, on 2nd May 2007.

With extraordinary precision, the entire surface area of the...

Comlux takes delivery of first outfitted Airbus A318 Elite

Comlux takes delivery of first outfitted Airbus A318 Elite
10 May 2007 Press Release

The first Airbus A318 Elite, complete with VIP cabin, has been handed over to Zurich-based VVIP charter company Comlux, marking the start of a new era in the evolution of the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family.

Completed by Airbus-approved outftitter Lufthansa Technik, the A318 Elite bri...

Flyington Freighters orders Airbus A330-200F for entire fleet

Flyington Freighters orders Airbus A330-200F for entire fleet
9 May 2007 Press Release

Flyington Freighters promoted by the Reddy family, promoters of one of India's largest newspaper groups, Deccan Chronicle and Odyssey the retail chain, has selected the Airbus A330-200F freighter for its entire fleet and signed a firm order for six aircraft, re-affirming its earlier commitment....

Emirates Airlines reaffirms commitment to A380 and orders additional four

7 May 2007 Press Release

Dubai based Emirates Airlines has reaffirmed its order for 43 Airbus A380 aircraft and additionally signed a contract for a further four. Emirates will begin receiving its first A380 aircraft in the third quarter of 2008.



Emirates was a launch customers for the A380 and already had the lar...

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