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LAN Airlines orders up to 40 A320 Family aircraft

LAN Airlines orders up to 40 A320 Family aircraft
11 October 2005 Press Release

LAN Airlines ("LAN") with headquarters in Santiago (Chile) has signed a contract with Airbus for the acquisition of 25 A320 Family aircraft plus 15 options. This order confirms LAN's previous announcement of June 2005 and brings their total orders for Airbus aircraft to 59. Deliveries of the ne...

Airbus launches the new A350 aircraft

Airbus launches the new A350 aircraft
6 October 2005 Press Release

Following approval by its shareholders, EADS and BAE Systems, Airbus has formally launched the new passenger long-range A350 aircraft, for which it has already received 140 firm order commitments from nine world-renowned customers*.

Airbus President and CEO Gustav Humbert, emphasizes the sig...

Airbus launches improved CDIS services

30 September 2005 Feature story

An improved online tool available from Airbus allows customers to easily follow the customization, assembly and delivery of their aircraft.

Air France orders three additional A318s

Air France orders three additional A318s
28 September 2005 Press Release

Air France has placed a firm order for three A318 single-aisle aircraft. Powered by CFM International CFM56 engines, the Air France A318s will seat up to 123 passengers in a single-class layout. Deliveries of these aircraft, which will be operated to medium-haul destinations in metropolitan France a...

Hainan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A319

Hainan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A319
23 September 2005 Press Release

Hainan Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A319 aircraft today in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft will arrive at Xi'an International Airport in the Shanxi Province tomorrow, where a formal handover ceremony will take place.



The A319 is powered by CFM International CFM56-5b e...

TACA, first airline in Latin America to operate the A321

TACA, first airline in Latin America to operate the A321
23 September 2005 Press Release

TACA, one of the most important airlines in Latin America, took delivery today of its first A321, becoming the first operator of the type in Latin America. TACA placed an additional order for 14 Single Aisle Airbus aircraft of which five A321s at the end of 2004.



TACA was also the first ope...

Alitalia to install Airbus? new navigation system

16 September 2005 Press Release

Alitalia has become the latest single-aisle operator to benefit from Airbus' new air traffic control data link navigation system.



The Italian airline will install the new Airbus Future Air Navigation System B (FANS B) on 23 A321s. The airline became the third airline to adopt FANS B af...

Airbus demonstrates first multipurpose wireless cabin network at WAEA in Hamburg

15 September 2005 Press Release

Airbus demonstrates the world?s first multipurpose wireless cabin network at the 26th Conference and Exhibition of the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) from 20 to 23 September in Hamburg.

Airbus' wireless cabin network will introduce a completely new way of integrating wir...

FedEx orders six A300-600s

11 September 2005 Press Release

FedEx is growing its substantial Airbus fleet with a new order for six A300-600 freighter aircraft

4,000th Airbus aircraft delivered to Lufthansa

4,000th Airbus aircraft delivered to Lufthansa
9 September 2005 Press Release

Airbus reached a significant milestone today when the 4,000th aircraft to come off the production line was delivered to its customers Lufthansa; the Frankfurt-based airline took delivery of the twin-aisle A330-300 at a special ceremony in Toulouse, France.

Commenting on this achievement, Gus...

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