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Protecting the innovations of tomorrow

25 June 2012 Feature story

Airbus is putting greater emphasis on protecting – and when appropriate, promoting – its diverse range of company-developed technological advances and innovations with an optimised new system now in place for effectively managing intellectual property.To confirm that all ideas and concepts are fully...

Airbus enhances aircraft ownership through customer support

25 June 2012 Feature story

Airbus is committed to assisting its customers through all aspects of aircraft ownership.  In support of this philosophy, the company has been working to expand the services offered for the in-service fleet of more than 6,700 Airbus aircraft making 21,000 flights each day, as well as offering a...

New A320 Family seating option delivers “extra wide” passenger comfort

18 June 2012 Feature story

Continuing its philosophy to provide the most comfortable in-flight experience for passengers, Airbus is now offering Extra Wide Seats on its industry-leading A320 Family jetliners – providing adequate space for those who need it, while giving airline operators a new method to generate additional re...

Airbus supports greener aviation with new demonstrations of “the perfect flight”

12 June 2012 Feature story

As part of its on-going commitment to enhancing the aviation sector’s environmental performance, Airbus is championing “the perfect flight” as an effective means for achieving short-term eco-efficiency goals as a bridge to break-through technologies that are years away from becoming a reality.

Qantas A380 to resume operational service

25 April 2012 Feature story

Qantas is preparing for the re-entry into service of its first A380, the Nancy Bird Walton, following a highly successful repair/rebuild programme that underscores the effectiveness and reactivity of Airbus’ global engineering network. 

This comprehensive effort addressed damage resulting from...

Airbus showcases cabin innovations for its next-generation A350 XWB

30 March 2012 Feature story

The A350 XWB’s advanced cabin took centre stage at the 2012 Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, where Airbus presented a number of modular and efficient design solutions for its next-generation widebody jetliner family.

Airbus in Latin America: building on a record commercial performance

28 March 2012 Feature story

The A380’s current headline-making demonstration tour across Latin America follows a record-breaking regional sales performance by Airbus in 2011, during which the company received new orders for 100 commercial jetliners.

Trending topic: A380 tour has Latin American region talking

27 March 2012 Feature story

Airbus’ 21st century flagship A380 is generating a significant “buzz” in Latin America as this widebody jetliner continues its multi-city demonstration tour through the dynamic market.

During the tour’s first two stops – Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil – the aircraft was greeted by enthusias...

The A380 and A400M share the spotlight on FIDAE’s opening day

27 March 2012 Feature story

Airbus today kicked off its participation during the Latin American market’s largest air show, FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in Santiago de Chile – highlighted by an opening day flight presentation of the company’s 21st century flagship A380. 

The double-deck jetliner is b...

Air travel in Latin America to be boosted by a strong economy

26 March 2012 Feature story

Latin America’s dynamic economy is expected to create a tripling of the region’s air traffic during the next 20 years, driving the demand through 2030 for over 2,000 new aircraft with seating capacities of more than 100 passengers – according to the Airbus Global Market Forecast.


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