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Louis Gallois appointed new Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer

Louis Gallois appointed new Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer
10 October 2006 Press Release

Louis Gallois took office at Airbus' headquarters in Toulouse today, meeting with the Airbus Executives, as well as with the local Officials and Union representatives. This follows his appointment yesterday evening by the EADS Board of Directors as new President and Chief Executive Officer of Airbus...

Airbus confirms further A380 delay and launches company restructuring plan

3 October 2006 Press Release

 

Airbus has informed its A380 customers about a further delay in the delivery schedule of the A380. According to this revised plan, the first A380 will be delivered in October 2007. Thirteen more will be delivered in 2008 and 25 in 2009. The industrial ramp-up will be completed in 2010, when 4...

Airbus evaluates the mechanical milling of fuselage panels in a European programme

2 October 2006 Feature story

The use of a more environmentally-friendly mechanical process in the manufacture of aluminium aircraft panels is the focus of an evaluation project by Airbus in partnership with Dufieux Industrie. This effort, called GAP (Green Advanced Panels), would eliminate waste created with chemical milling -...

Méaulte delivers first A400M nose section

Méaulte delivers first A400M nose section
29 September 2006 News in brief

Méaulte delivers first A400M nose section

Airbus A380 Wake Vortex study completed

28 September 2006 Press Release

Following three years of exhaustive studies, the Airbus A380 Wake Vortex Steering Group has rendered its conclusions and is now in a position to recommend more specific guidance, based on a unique and very extensive flight test programme. The Steering Group comprised representatives from the Joint A...

Airbus Upgrade Services e-catalogue reaches milestone of 100 items on-line

28 September 2006 Press Release

Airbus Upgrade Services' electronic catalogue has reached the milestone of 100 items available on-line, on the Airbus Customer Services "Airbus|World" secured portal, offering customers the ability to purchase aircraft upgrades 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

Airbus Upgrade Services e-Catal...

Lufthansa Technik is Airbus? 25th customised spares logistics (CSL) customer

25 September 2006 Press Release

Lufthansa Technik, one of the world's largest Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) providers, recently signed a Customised Spares Logistics (CSL) agreement with Airbus Spares Support and Services to become the 25th CSL customer. With this agreement, Airbus has won the largest CSL customer to ...

Airbus Military successfully passes critical milestone

22 September 2006 Press Release

Airbus Military has today successfully achieved the sixth contractual milestone of the A400M programme.

 

"Milestone Six", which involves the acceptance by the customer of the Class Two A400M Cockpit Mock-up is particularly significant since it is designated as one of the six "Critical Milestones" wh...

Airbus partners South Africa on research & technology programmes

21 September 2006 Press Release

South Africa and Airbus will cooperate in a new aerospace research and technology initiative which aims to identify and develop new advanced applications for the global aerospace industry. The partnership, signed today between South Africa's Department of Science & Technology (DST) and Airb...

Airbus takes a lead role in protecting the environment during the recycling of decommissioned airliners

19 September 2006 Feature story

Airbus is setting up a special centre in Southwest France for its

aircraft-recycling project called PAMELA, which will test procedures for the environmentally-friendly recycling of jetliners that have reached the end of their operational lifetimes.

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