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Airbus delivers first A320neo to Mexico’s Viva Aerobus

5 October 2016 Press Release

Low cost carrier becomes latest operator of ultra-efficient aircraft in Latin America

Airbus and Indonesia partner on aviation environmental programme

30 September 2016 Feature story

Airbus and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have launched a long-term partnership to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The agreement was signed during the ICAO World Aviation Forum on Aviation Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Montreal Canada. Thi...

China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

30 September 2016 Press Release

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. 

CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business...

Flying around the world: The number of in-service A350 XWB jetliners continues to grow

28 September 2016 Feature story

From its conception, the A350 XWB aircraft was designed to set new standards and shape the future of air travel. 

With more than a year and a half of commercial service under its belt, the newest member of Airbus’ market leading widebody family is living up to this reputation as an increasing ...

RwandAir takes delivery of its first A330 aircraft

28 September 2016 Press Release

RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus long-haul widebody A330 aircraft.  In doing so, it becomes the East African launch operator of the aircraft and Airbus’s newest customer.

The A330 is the first wide-body aircraft in Rwa...

First A330neo starts its final assembly in Toulouse

27 September 2016 Press Release

Newest member of the world’s most popular wide-body family takes shape

A “carbon copy:” The no. 2 A350-1000 rolls out sporting the A350 XWB Family’s signature composites livery

23 September 2016 News in brief

Airbus’ second A350-1000 flight test aircraft has emerged from the paint shop in Toulouse, France with a distinctive carbon fibre-themed livery that is inspired by the advanced composites technology incorporated on the world’s most-modern widebody aircraft product line. 

The A350-1000 is the l...

JetBlue becomes launch customer of Airbus’ Scheduled Maintenance Optimizer solution

22 September 2016 Press Release

JetBlue has become the launch customer for the first module of Airbus’ “Scheduled Maintenance Optimizer”, following a successful prototyping and demonstration of value. This application, focusing on Long Term Planning, is part of the Airbus Smarter FleetTM solutions. 

The Long Term Planning mo...

Airbus innovation at work: 25 years of aircraft family commonality

20 September 2016 Headline news

The commonality feature of Airbus’ fly-by-wire jetliner families is marking 25 years of operations, providing benefits that range from enhanced fleet deployment, improved efficiency and better scheduling for airlines to greater productivity, proficiency and job satisfaction for pilots. 

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Azores Airlines to expand transatlantic operations with A321neo

20 September 2016 Press Release

SATA owned airline renews its fleet with the longest range of any single aisle airliner

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