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Avion Aircraft Trading signs for eight A330-200F - Icelandair Cargo to become new operator

24 May 2007 Press Release

Icelandic Avion Aircraft Trading has firmed up its deal with Airbus and has signed a contract for eight A330-200 Freighter aircraft, increasing its initial commitment (MOU) by two. This follows the finalisation of a first leasing arrangement with Icelandair Cargo for four A330-200Fs.

Deliver...

Airbus joins United Nations Global Compact

23 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus has joined the United Nations Global Compact, an international initiative which brings businesses together with UN agencies, civil society, and government to advance ten universal principles in the areas of the environment, human rights, labour, and anti-corruption.

Launched in 2000, ...

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre adds to cabin-outfitting choice

22 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus is re-structuring and re-launching the former EADS Sogerma cabin-outfitting business, providing additional capacity and choice to its corporate jet customers in a market where there is strong demand and a shortage of capacity.

Called the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre, the business regro...

Airbus ACJ Family leads in top-of-the-line corporate jet sales

22 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus' Corporate Jet (ACJ) Family has won 14 firm orders since the beginning of the year, more than any other high-end top-of-the-line corporate jet, consolidating its leadership of the sector. Airbus also won firm orders for three VIP Airbus A340s, taking total sales of its corporate jets to ...

Fokker Services becomes an Airbus-Approved outfitter

22 May 2007 Press Release

Stork subsidiary Fokker Services of The Netherlands has been named an approved outfitter for Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJ), giving customers more choice in cabin completions.

The approval follows an extensive Airbus audit and evaluation of the company, which is an experienced cabin outfit...

Petters Group Worldwide orders five Airbus A318 Elites

Petters Group Worldwide orders five Airbus A318 Elites
21 May 2007 Press Release

Petters Group Worldwide of Minnetonka, Minnesota in the USA has placed a firm order for five Airbus A318 Elite corporate jets, adding to a previous order for one, taking its total order to six aircraft and making it the largest single customer for the type.

Petters Group is the first US cust...

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...

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