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Appointment of new heads for A380 and A320 programmes

4 September 2006 Press Release

 

Mario Heinen (50) has been appointed Senior Vice President and Head of the A380 Programme with immediate effect. Mr Heinen has until now lead the Single Aisle Programme, and previously headed the Airbus Delivery Centres in Toulouse and Hamburg. He joined Airbus in 1999 coming from Lufthansa ...

US Airways orders more A321s

31 August 2006 Press Release

US Airways Group has placed a new firm order for seven A321-200 model aircraft. It has simultaneously converted eight pre-existing A320 Family orders (for seven A319s and one A320) to eight A321s. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection for these aircraft. Each of the 15 new A321s wil...

Cathay Pacific celebrates 100th aircraft delivery when taking another Airbus A330

Cathay Pacific celebrates 100th aircraft delivery when taking another Airbus A330
29 August 2006 Press Release

Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated the 100th aircraft to join its fleet by taking delivery of an Airbus A330-300 at a ceremony at the manufacturer's base in Toulouse, France. The aircraft was presented in special livery to mark the achievement and named "Progress Hong Kong." A further five A330-...

"Air+ by Airbus" adds value for customers

28 August 2006 Feature story

Airbus' customer services offering has been re-branded to underscore all of the capabilities available to operators of its aircraft around the world. "Air+ by Airbus" provides a comprehensive range of support and services that enhance the quality of operations, and which can be tailo...

Satellite communications will keep A380 pilots in touch

28 August 2006 Feature story

A new, lighter-weight antenna will enable A380 pilots to keep in contact with air traffic controllers and their own operations departments via satellite. Satellite relay links are particularly important when the aircraft is over water or is crossing remote areas during long-range flights.

Success as A380 powered by Engine Alliance completes first flight

Success as A380 powered by Engine Alliance completes first flight
25 August 2006 Press Release

The first A380 Airbus aircraft powered by Engine Alliance engines successfully completed its maiden flight on Friday August 25th, 2006, touching down at Blagnac International Airport in Toulouse, France at 14:10 (12:10 pm GMT) after a flight lasting 4 hours and 10 minutes. The flight took off from...

Engine Alliance powered A380 takes off on first flight

25 August 2006 Press Release

 

The first A380 Airbus aircraft powered by Engine Alliance engines took off from Blagnac International Airport in Toulouse, France on its maiden flight on Friday August 25th at 10:00 am (08:00 GMT)

 

The A380 MSN9 with registration number F-WWEA, is powered by four Engine Alliance GP7200 ...

Etihad unveils new A340

18 August 2006 Feature story

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has taken delivery of one of the world's most luxurious passenger airliners ever built - an A340-500 equipped with a multitude of special features. With three classes - Diamond, Pearl and Coral - the new aircraft offers world-cl...

Czech Air Force to receive Airbus Corporate Jetliners

Czech Air Force to receive Airbus Corporate Jetliners
17 August 2006 News in brief

Czech Air Force to receive Airbus Corporate Jetliners

IndiGo celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320

IndiGo celebrates delivery of first Airbus A320
28 July 2006 Press Release

IndiGo, the new low-fare carrier headquartered in New Delhi, India, celebrated the delivery of its first A320 family aircraft, on July 28th, 2006, becoming the latest Airbus operator. IndiGo placed a firm order for 100 A320 family aircraft in June 2005. IndiGo will receive five more aircraft this ye...

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