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WTO delivers knockout blow to Boeing’s record-breaking subsidies with historic ruling

28 November 2016 Press Release

• Extends the WTO’s earlier condemnation of massive illegal subsidies to Boeing to 26 billion USD in the form of wholly non-refundable corporate welfare. This is the single largest state-level instance of corporate welfare in US history.

• The subsidy package condemned by today’s report is large en...

Xtra! Xtra! Airbus’ A350-1000 jetliner completes its historic first flight

24 November 2016 Headline news

The maiden flight of Airbus’ A350-1000 – the latest member of the all-new A350 XWB widebody family that is shaping the future of long-haul airline operations – has initiated a fast-paced test and certification programme leading to the jetliner’s service entry next year.

During more than 4 hours alo...

First A350-1000 successfully completes first flight

24 November 2016 Press Release

Flight test campaign benefitting from the A350-900 experience and maturity;

Three test aircraft to perform all flight testing in under one year;

Development on track for entry into service scheduled for the second half of 2017.

First A350-1000 becomes airborne for its maiden flight

24 November 2016 Press Release

· Flight-test programme now underway;

· Three development aircraft will prepare A350-1000 programme for certification.

Opening doors in South Korea: Airbus’ A380 supports growth at the country’s major hub

21 November 2016 News in brief

As a highly modern society, it is no surprise that South Korea today has two home-based A380 airline operators – Korean Air and Asiana Airlines – who are taking advantage of the “A380 effect” to define new opportunities in the Seoul Capital Area and own the sky. 

Using Incheon Airport as a fin...

Peach Aviation orders 10 A320neo and three A320ceo

18 November 2016 Press Release

Airline to become first low cost carrier in Japan to operate A320neo

Flying high in China: Airbus’ A350 XWB concludes a successful demonstration tour in the country

17 November 2016 News in brief

Airbus’ all-new A350 XWB jetliner took centre stage in China this month – proving that the world’s most-modern and fuel-efficient widebody aircraft is ready to shape the future in a country which is expected to become the largest market for passenger air traffic over the next 20 years. 

The ai...

Manufacture of parts of Malaysia Airlines’ A350 XWB Begins in Malaysia

17 November 2016 Press Release

Manufacture of parts for the first of six new Airbus A350-900s for Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has begun around the world – including here in Malaysia.

CTRM and Spirits Aerosystems, two of Airbus’ Malaysia-based industrial partners, have begun producing components for the aircraft at their plant...

Airbus is reaching new heights in providing in-flight connectivity solutions for passengers

15 November 2016 Feature story

Airbus is evaluating a new standard high-bandwidth architecture that will provide faster and more wide-reaching connectivity services on-board its modern, market-leading jetliners. 

Using the in-house A330 testbed aircraft this autumn, Airbus became the first in the industry to flight demonstr...

Taking research to the next level for improved air traffic management with trajectory-based operations

14 November 2016 Feature story

Airbus is helping make the skies more efficient and reduce the aviation sector’s environmental footprint through its participation in developing the initial 4D (i4D) concept for a more connected airspace. 

This is a key part of Europe’s SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) joint undertakin...

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