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Egyptair orders seven A330-200s from Airbus

1 April 2003 Press Release

Egyptair has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of seven A330-200s, the unquestioned leader in its category. This is the first A330 acquisition by Egyptair which already operates a large Airbus fleet. Deliveries for the aircraft are scheduled to begin in June 2004.

The Egyptian f...

Martinair receives first new Airbus A320 in the Netherlands

28 March 2003 Press Release

Dutch airline Martinair received its first Airbus A320 today, becoming the first operator of new A320s in the Netherlands. The aircraft are leased from Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise (SALE) and will allow the airline to further expand its international network into holiday destinations around...

Aircalin signs Airbus A320 deal

25 March 2003 Press Release

Aircalin (Air Caledonie International) has signed a contract with Airbus for an A320, becoming a new customer for the type. It will receive the A320 in early 2004, and plans to use it on flights from New Caledonia to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, including Wallis and Futuna.


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PrivatAir selects A319 long-range for Lufthansa flights

19 March 2003 Press Release

Business aviation specialist PrivatAir has selected the A319 Long-Range for the nonstop, scheduled, international transatlantic service that it will operate on behalf of Lufthansa, becoming another launch customer for this new way of using the aircraft.



PrivatAir will take delivery of the f...

Garuda Indonesia receives Airbus operational reliability award

18 March 2003 Press Release

Garuda Indonesia received an Airbus award for operational reliability for its fleet of A330 aircraft at an official ceremony in Jakarta today. The airline currently operates a fleet of six A330 aircraft, which are deployed on the carrier?s regional network. The first A330 was delivered to Garuda Ind...

Statement by Noël Forgeard, Pesident and CEO of Airbus

17 March 2003 Press Release

Following the death of Jean-Luc Lagardère, Noël Forgeard, President and CEO of Airbus made the following statement:

 

"On behalf of all at Airbus as well as personally, I pay my deepest respects to the memory of Jean-Luc Lagardère, a remarkable entrepreneur whose stature dominated the French and Euro...

JetBlue signs C$28M deal with Airbus and CAE

13 March 2003 Press Release

Toronto ? JetBlue Airways has signed a three-year agreement for training services with Airbus (Paris Stock Exchange: EAD) and CAE (NYSE: CGT; TSX: CAE), and will acquire three CAE-supplied flight training devices (FTD). The total value of the contracts, including training within the Airbus-CAE coope...

Airbus aircraft enter widespread service with e-mail access

12 March 2003 Press Release

Airbus aircraft with a Tenzing-developed means for passengers to send and receive emails in-flight have entered widespread airline service, marking the start of a new era in aircraft connectivity.



Cathay Pacific Airways, in partnership with Hong Kong Internet service provider PCCW NETVIGATO...

Airbus statement on US Airways delayed payments

4 March 2003 Press Release

Following the information published in the media about the US Airways failed payments due on 23 Airbus aircraft, Airbus would like to make these precise comments:



1. The amount of $44.5 million mentioned in the press reports corresponds to total payments due by the airline on March 3 to all...

Airbus and Tenzing achieve breakthrough in low-cost airborne e-mail

24 February 2003 Press Release

TOULOUSE, France (February 24, 2003) ? Airbus and Tenzing today unveiled the next step in their evolutionary approach to in-flight internet access, announcing the successful completion of the first full-scale test of Tenzing email services using the INMARSAT Swift 64 service over a standard high-gai...

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