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Airbus A318 with CFM International engines approved for 180 min ETOPS

14 November 2006 Press Release

Airbus A318 models fitted with CFM International engines were approved for 180 minute Extended-Range Twin-Engine Operations (ETOPS), on Monday 6th November. The approval was granted by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) validation of this approval is tar...

easyJet boosts order for Airbus A319s by 52 aircraft

14 November 2006 Press Release

UK-based low-cost carrier easyJet has signed a firm contract with Airbus for an additional 52 Airbus A319s, taking their total orders for the type to 192. The order propels easyJet to one of Airbus' biggest customers worldwide. In addition, easyJet has also taken an option on another 75 A319s.

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Pakistan?s Airblue expands fleet with Airbus A320

13 November 2006 Press Release

Airblue, Pakistan's fastest-growing airline has signed a firm contract for two Airbus A320 aircraft and is currently in negotiations for four more. The Aircraft will be dual configured with 157 seats in a dual class.

Airblue currently operates six A320 family aircraft and has already ca...

ALAFCO places another big order with Airbus

13 November 2006 Press Release

ALAFCO, the Kuwait-based international Aviation Lease and Finance Company, has signed a firm contract for six Airbus A320s. The contract comes on top of an order for 12 Airbus A350s with options on a further six A350s that were booked in 2005.



ALAFCO's main shareholder is Kuwait Finan...

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...

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