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First Airbus A380 delivered to Qantas

First Airbus A380 delivered to Qantas
19 September 2008 Press Release

Australia's flagship airline, Qantas, has received the first of 20 Airbus A380s on order, at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. The Rolls-Royce powered aircraft was handed over to Qantas Chief Executive Officer, Geoff Dixon and Qantas CEO-Designate, Alan Joyce by Tom Enders, Airbus President and CEO an...

The A330's growing presence in India

The A330's growing presence in India
17 September 2008 Headline news

The A330's growing presence in India

Air Caraibes launches the A350-1000 in Europe

15 September 2008 Press Release

French Caribbean carrier Air Caraïbes has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for three A350-1000 aircraft, and is with this purchase decision becoming the European launch customer for the largest version of the A350 XWB. The aircraft will be operated on the airline's network from Paris to the isla...

Airbus to provide total support package for Singapore Airlines' leased A330 fleet

15 September 2008 Press Release

Airbus has finalised a Total Support Package (TSP) agreement with Singapore Airlines to maintain its future fleet of 19 A330 aircraft.

 

The TSP, which will be performed by Airbus Customer Service, will provide fleet management in addition to line and base maintenance as well as full component suppo...

Airbus concluded negotiations to sell its wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit at Filton to GKN

15 September 2008 Press Release

Airbus and GKN have signed a contract under which GKN will purchase the wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit based at Airbus' site at Filton, near Bristol, UK. This will result in all operational business, assets and activities, within the parameters agreed, being transferred to GKN...

Tom Enders supports Toulouse's candidature for 2013

Tom Enders supports Toulouse's candidature for 2013
12 September 2008 Headline news

Toulouse's candidature for 2013

Airbus announces Power 8+

9 September 2008 Press Release

Airbus has presented today to its European Work Council (ECA) the Power8+ programme. It is designed to deliver cost savings of ? 650 Mio. in 2012, adding to the Power8 target of ? 2.1 bn for 2010. Power8+ will be partly achieved by extending the Power8 initiatives up to 2012 (? 350 Mio.) and partly ...

Afriqiyah Airways receives first Airbus A319

8 September 2008 Press Release

Afriqiyah Airways from Libya took delivery of its first medium range Airbus A319. This A319 is the first of three aircraft of this type to be delivered to the young and dynamic airline, and is part of an order signed in 2006, which also includes 11 A320s and three long range A330-200s. To date two A...

CIT Aerospace orders ten more Airbus single-aisle aircraft

4 September 2008 Press Release

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE CIT), a leading global commercial finance company, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for a further ten A320 Family aircraft. With this order, the total number of aircraft in the Airbus order book for the CIT Group now stands at 199 aircraft, comprising 157 A320 Family aircr...

New fibre placement machine tested in Nantes

2 September 2008 Feature story

A research project between Airbus' Nantes site, Forest-Liné and Coriolis has developed new machinery to produce complex aircraft structures in composite material.

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