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Airbus will deliver first A380 to Singapore Airlines on 15th October

16 August 2007 Press Release

In line with the announced plan of delivering the first A380 to Singapore Airlines in October 2007, Airbus today confirms that the formal hand-over will take place on Monday 15th of that month. After a dedicated delivery ceremony in Toulouse, the flagship of the 21st century will take-off for Singap...

A380 World Tour continues with major airports in Asia and the U.S.

13 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A380 will embark for a series of demonstration tours starting on 30th August. Key airports in South-East-Asia and the U.S. will be visited. The Asia-A380-tour will be conducted with flight-test-aircraft MSN (Manufacturer's Serial Number) 007, powered by four Rolls Royce Trent 900 e...

Airbus A380 approved to operate on 45m runways

31 July 2007 Press Release

Airbus? A380 has received approval from both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be operated on runways with a width of 45 metres (150 feet) or more. Most of the world airports have 45m runways as standard width.

 

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A350 XWB receives strong endorsement from customers worldwide

30 July 2007 Headline news

A350 XWB receives strong endorsement from customers worldwide

Xian Aircraft Company delivers first A319 China-made wing box

25 July 2007 Feature story

The largest Airbus aircraft component ever produced by a Chinese aviation manufacturer has been delivered by Xian Aircraft Company (XAC). This A319 wing box  the first ever made in China  underscores Airbus' high level of industrial cooperation with the Chinese aviation industry, a...

Final preparations underway for the delivery of Singapore Airlines' first A380

23 July 2007 Headline news

Final preparations underway for the delivery of Singapore Airlines' first A380

Final assembly begins for first A330 MRTT designated for the U.S. Air Force

20 July 2007 Feature story

The initial A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) allocated for America's modernisation of its ageing aerial refuelling fleet has begun its build-up on the A330/A340 final assembly line in Toulouse.

Extended runway handed over to Airbus in Hamburg

20 July 2007 Feature story

The runway at Finkenwerder has been completed, providing the length necessary for acceptance flights of all A380 versions. Airbus currently outfits the cabin interiors of its customer aircraft at Finkenwerder, and it is to construct a new delivery centre where customers from Europe and the Middle E...

Changes in Airbus Management

Changes in Airbus Management
16 July 2007 Press Release

Following changes and simplification at the EADS organisational structure, Tom Enders, previously Co-CEO of EADS, has been nominated CEO of Airbus SAS, reporting to the sole CEO of EADS, Louis Gallois.  He will be supported by Fabrice Bregier, who remains COO of Airbus.

In his new position as...

Airbus delivers last A300 to Fedex

12 July 2007 Press Release

The last A300 to leave the Airbus Final Assembly Line, an A300 Freighter, was delivered to FedEx on 12th of July 2007. Over the life of the programme a total of 821 A300/A310 have been ordered and to date there are more than 630 A300s and A310s in service with about 80 operators. Airbus? long-term ...

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