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New film protects fuselage during assembly

31 May 2006 Feature story

Airbus is using a new transparent polyester film to protect the delicate cladding of fuselage sections during assembly. The film, which is 125 micrometres thick, covers the joints of the fuselage segments before they are drilled, positioned and riveted. Following successful trials, the film will be ...

Volaris takes delivery of the first two directly ordered Airbus A319

Volaris takes delivery of the first two directly ordered Airbus A319
31 May 2006 Press Release

Volaris, a Mexican low fares airline based in Toluca, close to Mexico City, has received the first two Airbus A319 directly ordered from Airbus, during a delivery ceremony held at the manufacturer's Hamburg factory. In January 2006, the new Mexican start-up airline signed a contract with Airbus...

China Southern prepares for the A380

China Southern prepares for the A380
23 May 2006 News in brief

China Southern prepares for the A380

Airbus celebrates 50th A320 delivery to SALE

Airbus celebrates 50th A320 delivery to SALE
22 May 2006 News in brief

Airbus celebrates 50th A320 delivery to SALE

East Star receives its first Airbus A319

22 May 2006 Press Release

The first Airbus A319 leased by East Star Airlines, a new Chinese airline, took to the sky successfully for its premier revenue flight from Wuhan to Shenzhen, making East Star Airlines a new Airbus A319 operator on the Chinese Mainland.



Configured in a two-class layout, the aircraft provid...

JETALLIANCE becomes new customer for Airbus A318 Elite

JETALLIANCE becomes new customer for Airbus A318 Elite
17 May 2006 Press Release

VIP charter operator JETALLIANCE of Austria is to acquire an A318 Elite, becoming a new customer for the smallest member of the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family. The new deal is in addition to the ACJ order it placed earlier this month.

JETALLIANCE Flugbetriebs AG is one of the world?s...

Airbus recognises suppliers for best performance for in-service aircraft support

17 May 2006 Press Release

Airbus highlights its top performing suppliers in its annual Supplier Support survey, which reflects the results of the 2005 customer satisfaction, and Supplier Support performances evaluation.



The survey for which Airbus received more than 5,000 questionnaires from 83 customers is conduct...

Airbus and EADS/EFW sign freighter conversion agreement with MIG and Irkut

16 May 2006 Press Release

Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, EFW (Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH) the EADS' freighter conversion centre of expertise based in Dresden (Germany), MIG and Irkut, leading Russian aircraft manufacturers, signed a preliminary co-operation agreement for a civil freighter aircraft conversion b...

Airbus launches new titanium supply strategy

15 May 2006 Feature story

Airbus has signed agreements with major suppliers to balance and secure the supply of titanium to meet long-term requirements for its ramp-up in production, in particular for the A380. The supply contracts were signed with RTI International Metals, Inc., of the United States, Russia's VSMPO an...

First US customer takes delivery of Airbus ACJ

15 May 2006 Press Release

Pharmair Corporation, a privately held Florida-based company, has taken delivery of an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), becoming the first US customer for one of the company's business jets, as well as a new operator.



The aircraft, which was delivered without its cabin, is to be comple...

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