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Cathay Pacific celebrates 100th aircraft delivery when taking another Airbus A330

Cathay Pacific celebrates 100th aircraft delivery when taking another Airbus A330
29 August 2006 Press Release

Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated the 100th aircraft to join its fleet by taking delivery of an Airbus A330-300 at a ceremony at the manufacturer's base in Toulouse, France. The aircraft was presented in special livery to mark the achievement and named "Progress Hong Kong." A further five A330-...

"Air+ by Airbus" adds value for customers

28 August 2006 Feature story

Airbus' customer services offering has been re-branded to underscore all of the capabilities available to operators of its aircraft around the world. "Air+ by Airbus" provides a comprehensive range of support and services that enhance the quality of operations, and which can be tailo...

Satellite communications will keep A380 pilots in touch

28 August 2006 Feature story

A new, lighter-weight antenna will enable A380 pilots to keep in contact with air traffic controllers and their own operations departments via satellite. Satellite relay links are particularly important when the aircraft is over water or is crossing remote areas during long-range flights.

Success as A380 powered by Engine Alliance completes first flight

Success as A380 powered by Engine Alliance completes first flight
25 August 2006 Press Release

The first A380 Airbus aircraft powered by Engine Alliance engines successfully completed its maiden flight on Friday August 25

Engine Alliance powered A380 takes off on first flight

25 August 2006 Press Release

 

The first A380 Airbus aircraft powered by Engine Alliance engines took off from Blagnac International Airport in Toulouse, France on its maiden flight on Friday August 25th at 10:00 am (08:00 GMT)

 

Etihad unveils new A340

18 August 2006 Feature story

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has taken delivery of one of the world's most luxurious passenger airliners ever built - an A340-500 equipped with a multitude of special features. With three classes - Diamond, Pearl and Coral - the new aircraft offers world-cl...

Czech Air Force to receive Airbus Corporate Jetliners

Czech Air Force to receive Airbus Corporate Jetliners
17 August 2006 News in brief

Czech Air Force to receive Airbus Corporate Jetliners

IndiGo celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320

IndiGo celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320
28 July 2006 Press Release

IndiGo, the new low-fare carrier headquartered in New Delhi, India, celebrated the delivery of its first A320 family aircraft, on July 28th, 2006, becoming the latest Airbus operator. IndiGo placed a firm order for 100 A320 family aircraft in June 2005.

IndiGo will receive five more aircraft...

Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (GAMECO) of China joins Airbus MRO Network

26 July 2006 Press Release

Established in 1989, GAMECO, a joint venture between China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. and Hutchison Whampoa from Hong Kong, has joined the Airbus MRO Network as 15th member. With its large maintenance facilities at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, GAMECO provides aircraft maintenance, compone...

Singapore Airlines looks to the future with orders for A380 and A350 XWB

Singapore Airlines looks to the future with orders for A380 and A350 XWB
21 July 2006 Press Release

Singapore Airlines has selected a large fleet of Airbus airliners to meet its future wide-body fleet requirements. The Letter of Intent (LOI) covers an order of nine firm A380-800s, and six new options, utilising delivery positions protected by options in the Airline's initial order for ten air...

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