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AirAsia initiates total fleet renewal with Airbus A320

AirAsia initiates total fleet renewal with Airbus A320
9 December 2005 Press Release

AirAsia, the region's fastest growing low cost carrier, has initiated a total fleet renewal with the delivery of the first of sixty A320s at an official ceremony held at the LIMA Airshow in Langkawi, Malaysia today. The event was attended by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Deputy Prime Minister of ...

Moving assembly line speeds up single-aisle production

7 December 2005 Feature story

Airbus has adopted a new moving line concept for the assembly of its A320 Family in Hamburg. The moving line will cut assembly time by 40 per cent and help ramp-up production to 30 aircraft per month.

Finnair selects A350 for future long-haul fleet

Finnair selects A350 for future long-haul fleet
7 December 2005 Press Release

After an exhaustive evaluation of the competing next generation of long-haul aircraft, Finnair has announced its decision to acquire nine Airbus A350-900s to modernise and strengthen its long-range fleet. The first A350-900s will be delivered in 2011, offering unrivalled performance and economics ac...

Germanwings confirms A319 order

Germanwings confirms A319 order
7 December 2005 Press Release

Germanwings, the rapidly-expanding Cologne-based low-cost carrier (LCC), has signed a contract for 18 Airbus A319s. The order follows an earlier announcement of the airline?s decision to further expand its fleet of Airbus single-aisle aircraft. The new aircraft are the first that Germanwings has acq...

Growing e-catalogue to help airlines with upgrades

6 December 2005 Feature story

Airbus' growing and successful electronic catalogue is expected to provide around 120 products on the Airbus World secured portal, all while offering customers the ability to order parts, purchase cabin upgrades and see their information 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Philippine Airlines selects more A320s for fleet modernisation

Philippine Airlines selects more A320s for fleet modernisation
6 December 2005 Press Release

Philippine Airlines has placed a firm order with Airbus for nine A320s and taken options on a further five aircraft, as part of its long term fleet modernisation programme. In addition, the airline will be leasing two new A320s and two new A319s from GE Capital Aviation Services. The A320s will be c...

CASGC signs agreement for largest ever Chinese order with purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft

CASGC signs agreement for largest ever Chinese order with purchase of 150 A320 Family aircraft
5 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus is setting a new and significant record in its 20 years of close cooperation with the Chinese civil aviation industry by signing a General Terms Agreement (GTA) for the purchase of 150 A320 family aircraft with China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group (CASGC) during the visit of Chines...

Airbus to extend industrial cooperation with China

Airbus to extend industrial cooperation with China
4 December 2005 Press Release

The National Development & Reform Commission of China (NDRC) and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding about the cooperation between the Chinese civil aviation industry and the European manufacturer. The MOU sets the frame for a further upgrade of the cooperation between both parties....

Airbus establishes research agreement with Australia?s CRC-ACS

1 December 2005 Press Release

Airbus is proud to announce the establishment of a Research and Technology Framework Agreement with Australia's Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures Limited (CRC-ACS) based in Melbourne, Victoria.



This Agreement follows Airbus' successful ten-year working ...

US Airways firms up order for 20 A350s

US Airways firms up order for 20 A350s
29 November 2005 Press Release

Following a commitment announced in May 2005 by US Airways and America West, US Airways Group - the merged entity of the two low-cost carriers - has firmed up their order and signed the contract for 20 Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection or seating configurat...

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