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A300/A310 Final Assembly to be completed by July 2007

7 March 2006 Press Release

In response to market demand for its newer aircraft ranges Airbus will progressively phase out the A300/A310 final assembly. This follows more than 35 years of successful marketing and production of Airbus' original aircraft programme. The last A300-600 aircraft on order will be handed over...

Yemenia-Yemen Airways to order up to 10 A350

Yemenia-Yemen Airways to order up to 10 A350
6 March 2006 Press Release

Yemenia-Yemen Airways, based in Sanaa, has selected the Airbus A350 for its long haul fleet modernization programme and has signed a preliminary agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of six aircraft of the type, with options for another four. The selection of the A350-800 by the airline followed...

The Airbus-led PAMELA recycling project receives an A300 for experimentation

2 March 2006 Feature story

The arrival of an A300-B2 at Tarbes airport in southwest France marked an important milestone in the Airbus-led PAMELA recycling project. This A300, which reached the end of its operational life, will be used to validate environmentally-responsible techniques for the decommissioning and recycling o...

Airbus fuel systems test facility opened at the Airbus site in Filton, UK

28 February 2006 Press Release

A new 24 million Euro (£16 million) test facility at Airbus' Filton, UK site is being opened today by His Royal Highness the Duke of York, during a visit to Bristol in his role as UK Special Representative for Trade and Investment. The Airbus Fuel Systems Test Facility, the first of its kind i...

Airbus begins UK production of its first A400M wing component

24 February 2006 Press Release

The A400M military airlifter has taken another leap forward as wing manufacturing has begun at Airbus' Filton, Bristol site with machining of the first wing rib for the first production aircraft. The three metre long aluminium alloy block or 'billet' will become 'wing rib ten&ap...

Adam Air of Indonesia selects 30 Airbus A320s for fleet modernisation

Adam Air of Indonesia selects 30 Airbus A320s for fleet modernisation
23 February 2006 Press Release

Adam Air, a rapidly growing Indonesian low-cost carrier has selected the Airbus A320 for a complete fleet modernisation by initially leasing six aircraft and confirming the intention to build-up a fleet of thirty aircraft over the next five years. The long term A320 fleet will comprise of both lease...

GoAir selects Airbus A320 Family aircraft

23 February 2006 Press Release

A320 Family Continues to be the Market Leader with Low-Cost Airlines

GoAir, the People's Airline, based in Mumbai, India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 10 Airbus A320 Family aircraft, plus 10 options to expand services to major business and leisure des...

Airbus MRO Network welcomes Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Ltd (HAECO) as latest member

23 February 2006 Press Release

One of Asia's longest serving aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) centres, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Ltd. (HAECO), signed an agreement with Airbus to become a new member of the Airbus MRO Network. Established in 1950, HAECO has been supplying a range of aircraft service...

Indian signs contract for 43 Airbus A320 Family aircraft

Indian signs contract for 43 Airbus A320 Family aircraft
20 February 2006 Press Release

New Delhi: Indian Airlines Ltd, India's leading airline, today signed a contract for 43 Airbus A320 family aircraft. The deal was signed by the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Airlines Ltd, Dr. Vishwapati Trivedi and Executive Vice President, Airbus Dr. Kiran Rao in the presence of His...

Shenzhen Airlines receives its first two A319s

Shenzhen Airlines receives its first two A319s
17 February 2006 Press Release

Shenzhen Airlines has taken delivery of its first two Airbus A319s today, becoming a new operator of this aircraft type in China. Powered by CFM International's CFM56-5B engines, the aircraft will be configured in a two-class layout, which will provide spacious space for 128 passengers.



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