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A320 operator base continues to expand rapidly

4 August 2005 Feature story

Chinese low-cost carrier United Eagle has become the latest operator of A320 Family aircraft, joining nine other carriers that have been added to the ranks in 2005.

Barry Eccleston named CEO of Airbus North America

Barry Eccleston named CEO of Airbus North America
1 August 2005 Press Release

Barry Eccleston, 58, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Airbus North America Holdings, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Airbus SAS. In this position, Eccleston will oversee all efforts of Airbus in the United States and Canada, including sales and marketing, service and training...

2500th A320 Family Member Delivered to China Eastern

26 July 2005 Press Release

Airbus today achieved a very significant milestone, when China Eastern (CES) took delivery of the 2500th A320 family aircraft, an A320. This auspicious occasion falls in the same month that the A320 Family reached 40 million flight hours, a statistic that underlines its position as the benchmark of ...

Air China jointly with CASC order 20 Airbus A330-200 aircraft

21 July 2005 Press Release

Air China signed a contract with Airbus on July 21, 2005 for the purchase of 20 Airbus A330-200s, scheduled for delivery from May 2006, becoming a new customer of the aircraft in China. China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group (CASC) was also involved in this deal by signing a GTA with

Airbus confirms Executive Committee members

19 July 2005 Press Release

 

 

Airbus confirms executive committee members

19 July 2005 Press Release

The Airbus Shareholder Committee, chaired by Noël Forgeard, approved the new Airbus Executive Committee members. The team, led by Gustav Humbert, who was appointed Airbus President and CEO in June, will have to ensure the continuing success of Airbus in the years to come. The following EC members ha...

40 million hour milestone reached by the A320 Family

12 July 2005 Feature story

The popular A320 Family has accumulated a combined total of 40 million flight hours, making it the first Airbus airliner family to attain this milestone.

China to become world's second largest aviation market

12 July 2005 Feature story

Rapid growth of the Chinese aviation market is expected to generate the need for some 200 large aircraft over the next 20 years, according to Airbus market forecasts.

Airbus awarded Most Valuable Brand in China by Fortune China magazine

12 July 2005 Feature story

A survey published in the June issue of Fortuna China  the Chinese edition of America's Fortune magazine  has ranked Airbus ahead of its competitor as a top brand in 2005, based on indicators that include product quality, market share and company influence in the market.

 

 

Iberia signs the purchase of 30 single aisle Airbus aircraft

8 July 2005 Press Release

Iberia has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of 30 A320 Family aircraft and taken another 49 options, hereby confirming the commitment signed in January this year. The contract covers the acquisition of 10 Airbus A318s, 10 A320s, seven A319s and three A321s. These aircraft will be deliv...

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