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Airbus enhances customer service with ?Customised Spares Logistics? and ?Customised Lead Time Extended Range?

17 June 2003 Press Release

During the 2nd Airbus Transport Logistics Conference in Hamburg, Germany, Airbus today announced major upgrades to its customer services activities in the field of spare parts by introducing a "Customised Spares Logistics" service and by expanding its Customised Lead Time (CLT) programme to CLT EXTE...

Emirates orders 41 additional Airbus aircraft

16 June 2003 Press Release

Emirates has ordered 41 additional Airbus aircraft, comprising two A340-500s, 18 A340-600s and 21 A380s, in the largest single order ever placed by the airline. In addition, Emirates will lease two A340-600s and and two A380s from ILFC.



Adding to six previously ordered A340-500s and 22 A380...

Aigle Azur becomes new Airbus operator introducing the first A321 aircraft on its Paris-Algiers route

14 June 2003 Press Release

Aigle Azur, the French airline of Go Fast Group, has today become an Airbus operator for the first time, with the introduction of an A321, leased from GATX, on its Paris-Algiers route.



Aigle Azur will use its CFM56 powered A321 to serve its regular, twice-daily Paris-Algiers route. The air...

First Airbus engineering centre opens in Russia

First Airbus engineering centre opens in Russia
3 June 2003 Press Release

The new engineering centre of Airbus in Russia, ECAR, which has been created jointly with the Kaskol Group was officially opened today in Moscow in the presence of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Aleshin. This is Airbus' first engineering facility in Europe outside its home countries. The ceremo...

Airbus expands network of Japanese partners in the A380 programme: Bridgestone, Mitsubishi Rayon Join, ShinMaywa gets second contract

3 June 2003 Press Release

Bridgestone Corporation and Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. announced today that they are joining the club of other Japanese manufacturers which have become partners on the A380 programme. They both have agreed to supply new technology equipment and advanced materials for the next-generation super jumbo ...

Airbus at Le Bourget 2003

3 June 2003 Press Release

Having obtained more than 150 new orders during the first five months of the year, Airbus comes to the Paris International Air Show (15-22 June) at the Le Bourget Airport, after an active beginning of the year thus far for the company despite troubled times. Airbus' achievements included the ce...

Airbus backs the construction of the Peace Tower

27 May 2003 Press Release

In the context of the sound and unflagging ties that it fosters with Russia and its aeronautical sector, Airbus has decided to associate itself with Saint Petersburg's tercentenary celebrations by, among other things, taking part in the construction of the Peace Tower in Siennaya Square. Design...

Final go-ahead for A400M military airlifter

27 May 2003 Press Release

The most ambitious European military procurement programme ever undertaken was launched today with the signature of the contract for the purchase of 180 A400M military transport aircraft.



The future military airlifter, chosen by seven European NATO nations to equip their air forces, is now ...

Airbus and Mariinsky Theatre congratulate the people of Saint Petersburg on the 300th anniversary of their city

25 May 2003 Press Release

Within the framework of its long-standing partnership with Russia, Airbus, the European leading aircraft manufacturer, is pleased to participate in the celebration of the 300th anniversary of St Petersburg together with the Mariinsky Theatre, the world renowned Russian musical institution, during th...

A318 is certificated as newest and smallest Airbus aircraft

A318 is certificated as newest and smallest Airbus aircraft
23 May 2003 Press Release

Airbus' A318, the newest and smallest addition to the world's most modern airliner family, was certificated today by the European Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), at a ceremony held in Hamburg, Germany.



Approval covers the CFM International CFM56-5B powered version of the new 100-120...

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