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Egypt's Air Cairo receives its first Aircraft - an Airbus A320

Egypt's Air Cairo receives its first Aircraft - an Airbus A320
13 November 2006 Press Release

Egypt-based carrier Air Cairo, has taken delivery of its first directly purchased aircraft, an Airbus A320, at a ceremony in Cairo. The delivery is the first from a total for four A320 aircraft ordered from Airbus.

Air Cairo plan to operate the aircraft on charter routes between Europe and w...

Improvements keep the single-aisle competitive

9 November 2006 Feature story

Updates to the A320 Family will ensure this world's best-selling single-aisle aircraft product line will continue to maintain its dominant marketplace position. Interior improvements include innovate ceiling and sidewall panels that reduce noise, as well as smoother lines and advanced lighting...

A380 Flight Test team awarded Aero-Club de France Aeronautic Golden Medal

8 November 2006 Press Release

Members of the Airbus A380 Flight Test team have received the prestigious "Aero-Club de France" Golden Medal, the greatest distinction that can be bestowed by the "Aero-Club de France". The Medal was given in recognition for the work in the development and flight-testing of the A380, the largest com...

Skybus becomes largest customer for Air+ by Airbus Support Package

6 November 2006 Press Release

Airbus has signed an agreement with Skybus Airlines for a Total Support Package to maintain its recently announced purchase of 65 A319 aircraft. This package is the most comprehensive selection ever of Airbus' fleet maintenance solutions built on the Air+ by Airbus services, offering a modular ...

Fabrice Brégier appointed Airbus Chief Operating Officer

Fabrice Brégier appointed Airbus Chief Operating Officer
31 October 2006 Press Release

Fabrice Brégier (45) has been appointed Airbus Chief Operating Officer (COO) with immediate effect by the EADS Board of Directors, while remaining a Member of the EADS Executive Committee. Together with Airbus CEO Louis Gallois, they will form the ?Airbus President's Office?.



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A380 begins technical route proving in final phase of certification process

31 October 2006 Press Release

The world's largest commercial airliner, the 555 seat Airbus A380, will start its technical route proving exercise on 13th November 2006 to carry out function and reliability tests at key airports around the world. This exercise is the last of the trials required for Type Certification, which i...

Shanghai Airlines becomes new Airbus customer by ordering five A321s

31 October 2006 Press Release

Shanghai Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of five A321s at the Zhuhai Airshow, making it a new Airbus customer and positioning the airline to become the 11th A320 family operator on the Chinese Mainland.

 

Airbus A318 continues steep approach tests for compatibility approval at London City Airport

30 October 2006 Press Release

An Airbus A318 powered by CFM International CFM56-5 engines successfully performed a series of compatibility tests, including steep approaches, at London City Airport on Saturday 28th October, demonstrating the aircraft's good neighbour characteristics. The trials complement those previously ca...

Clean Sky initiative moves a step closer

27 October 2006 Feature story

The European "Clean Sky" initiative is one major step closer to reality following the signature of a memorandum of understanding in Vienna by Airbus and eight other leading aeronautics companies. This effort is aimed at further reducing the impact of air transportation on the environment ...

Airbus signs framework agreement with Chinese consortium on A320 Final Assembly Line in China

Airbus signs framework agreement with Chinese consortium on A320 Final Assembly Line in China
26 October 2006 Press Release

Airbus has signed today the Framework Agreement with a Chinese Consortium comprising Tianjin Free Trade Zone (TJFTZ), China Aviation Industry Corporation I (AVIC I) and China Aviation Industry Corporation II (AVIC II) in Beijing on the establishment of an A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Ch

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