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McLeod named President of Sales for Airbus North America

3 March 2005 Feature story

Airbus and Gamesa Aeronáutica have signed an Agreement of Intent at the Airbus plant in Getafe (Madrid), establishing a framework for performance and participation in the new Airbus A350 programme, which was commercially launched last December. The agreement also allows for the joint planning o...

Gamesa signs an agreement of intent to participate in the A350

3 March 2005 Feature story


Gamesa signs an agreement of intent to participate in the A350

Airbus delivers 800th widebody aircraft to Air Hong Kong

3 March 2005 Feature story

All-freighter carrier Air Hong Kong has taken delivery of an A300-600F General Freighter aircraft  the 800th widebody aircraft to roll off the production line and the fifth to be delivered to the airline.

 

China Southern Airlines receives first A330-200 aircraft

28 February 2005 Press Release

China Southern Airlines has taken delivery its first A330-200 of four on order, becoming the first operator of the aircraft in the Chinese mainland. The remaining three will be delivered in the first half of this year.

The aircraft, powered by Trent 700 engines of Rolls Royce, will seat 266 ...

Kingfisher Airlines to add A319s to A320 fleet

23 February 2005 Press Release

Kingfisher Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for three A319s, becoming a new customer for the type. It has already placed firm orders for ten Airbus A320s and taken options on a further 20, deliveries of which will begin in April this year.

Deliveries of the newly ordered A319s will ...

The A319 excels in operations from high-altitude airports

21 February 2005 Feature story

The A319 demonstrates superior performance capabilities in challenging high-altitude airport conditions

All-business transatlantic flights and corporate shuttle service are part of the A319's daily operations

21 February 2005 Feature story

All-business transatlantic service and corporate shuttle operations are all in a day's work for the A320 Family

Final assembly of the A380 picks up speed at Toulouse, France

21 February 2005 Feature story

The assembly of Airbus' new A380 at Toulouse, France is building up to the rate of four aircraft per month

New appointments in Airbus Japan

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9 February 2005 Press Release

Airbus, the world's leading aircraft manufacturer, is expanding its presence in Japan with the appointment at the head of its Tokyo-based subsidiary of three senior executives, including a new President and CEO. The objective is to provide Airbus with a better understanding of and access to the Japa...

China Southern Airlines Company Limited and China Aviation Supplies Imp. purchase of five A380s

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28 January 2005 Press Release

China Southern Airlines Company Limited and China Aviation Supplies Imp. and Exp. Group Corporation (CASGC) have signed in Paris a General Terms Agreement (GTA) with Airbus for the purchase of five A380s. This is the first commitment placed by a Chinese carrier for the A380, which herewi

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