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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?.

 

Prior to assumin...

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.

 

The five A321s are part of the 150 A320 family aircraft order...

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 China. &n...

Airbus signed agreement with CASGC for largest single transaction ever - 170 aircraft

Airbus signed agreement with CASGC for largest single transaction ever - 170 aircraft
26 October 2006 Press Release

China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group Corporation (CASGC) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) for the purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft and a Letter of Intent (LOI) for 20 A350XWB aircraft with Airbus in Beijing.

 

CASGC President Li Hai and Airbus President and Chief Executiv...

New U.S. low-fare airline Skybus orders 65 Airbus A319s

26 October 2006 Press Release

Skybus, a new low-cost/low-fare airline based in Columbus, Ohio, has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 65 Airbus A319 aircraft. In terms of number of Airbus aircraft, this is among the largest single orders ever by a U.S. carrier. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection for ...

Air One takes delivery of its first new Airbus A320

Air One takes delivery of its first new Airbus A320
24 October 2006 Press Release

Air One took delivery of its first A320. The delivery is the first of 30 aircraft that Rome based and Italian second largest airline has purchased, becoming a new Airbus customer and operator.

 

Air One selected Airbus' products to replace its current fleet of Boeing 737s and to expand its oper...

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