The growing network of A380 flights now includes the world’s longest airline route: Qantas’ Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth service, which covers a 13,804-km. distance and connects the most populous city in Australia with the busy gateway airport facility in the U.S. state of Texas. It is one of more than ...
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Inaugural delivery scheduled before year end
Final assembly of the first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines has begun at the Roger Béteille Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.
Scheduled for delivery in mid-2015, the aircraft will see Vietnam Airlines become the first Asian airline to fly the A350 XWB and the second operator in the world...
Major milestone achieved on time, on cost and on quality
Maintaining its reputation for non-stop innovation, Airbus marked a new aviation milestone with today’s successful first flight of the A320neo (new engine option) jetliner – the latest evolution in the company’s highly efficient and popular single-aisle aircraft product line.
· Kicking off a 3,000 hour flight test programme
· Paving the way for entry into airline service in the 4th quarter of 2015
Airbus’ highly efficient A320neo (new engine option) jetliner took to the skies for its maiden flight today from Toulouse, France – opening a new chapter for the company’s market-leading single-aisle product line.
The A320neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM eng...
The first A320neo to fly has lifted off at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France at 12 noon local time. The aircraft is flown by Airbus Experimental Test Pilots Philippe Pellerin and Etienne Miche de Malleray. Accompanying them in the cockpit are Test-Flight Engineer Je...
Over 31,000 new aircraft required in the next 20 years, worth US$4.6 trillion