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Airbus puts new “teeth” in A320 Family fuel savings

27 April 2012 Headline news

A new milestone has been achieved in Airbus’ application of “Sharklets” to its single-aisle product line with this week’s rollout of the company’s first new-build A320 fitted with the large wingtip devices, which will reduce fuel burn and enhance aircraft performance.

Hasta luego: Airbus completes its Latin America tour

30 March 2012 Headline news

Airbus is wrapping up the A380’s Latin America tour, during which the 21st century flagship visited multiple cities and took part in the region’s largest air show to underscore its capabilities in meeting this dynamic marketplace’s evolving air transport requirements.

Airbus’ third Fly Your Ideas student challenge to focus on six key air transport industry issues

15 March 2012 Headline news

The next Fly Your Ideas (FYI) challenge will give students the opportunity to help shape the future of flight by addressing one of six issues facing the air transport sector: energy, efficiency, affordable growth, traffic growth, passenger experience, and community friendliness.

Airbus makes its mark at the 2012 Singapore Airshow

18 February 2012 Headline news

Airbus has wrapped up a successful participation at the 2012 Singapore Airshow, completing a week that included the signing of a strategic partnership for A330 jetliner passenger-to-freighter conversions, and the addition of a new customer for its inventory management services – both of which involv...

After a “year of records,” Airbus sets its sights on continued industry leadership in 2012

After a “year of records,” Airbus sets its sights on continued industry leadership in 2012
17 January 2012 Headline news

Airbus will build on last year’s highly successful commercial performance as the company pursues its industry leadership in 2012, with the coming 12 months to include further production ramp-up for the jetliner families to meet a growing order backlog, supported by additional growth in its employee ...

Airbus Sharklets take a “bite” out of A320 fuel consumption on their first test flight

Airbus Sharklets take a “bite” out of A320 fuel consumption on their first test flight
30 November 2011 Headline news

The best-selling A320 Family jetliner – which is a familiar sight at airports around the world – assumed an even sleeker look today as the first aircraft equipped with Airbus’ fuel-saving “Sharklets” performed its maiden flight.

Using the Airbus in-house A320 development aircraft, this nearly five-...

Dubai Airshow announcements give a new boost to sales and commitments for the A320neo and A380

Dubai Airshow announcements give a new boost to sales and commitments for the A320neo and A380
16 November 2011 Headline news

New business announced by Airbus during the Dubai Airshow further reinforced the A320neo’s status as the world’s fastest-selling commercial jetliner, while a customer’s repeat order for the A380 further strengthened this very large aircraft’s sales totals.

Airbus Corporate Jet operations expand in the Middle East

Airbus Corporate Jet operations expand in the Middle East
13 November 2011 Headline news

The Middle East continues to be an important market for Airbus corporate jets, as the global sales activities for such aircraft gain renewed strength in 2011.

Approximately one-half of Airbus’ overall 170-plus corporate jet orders have been booked by Middle East customers, who have acquired aircraf...

Airbus President and CEO calls for a global aviation vision

Airbus President and CEO calls for a global aviation vision
26 October 2011 Headline news

Setting the tone at this month’s SAE Aerotech 2011 Congress and Exhibition in Toulouse, France, Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders delivered an opening address that underscored the importance of a “truly global vision” for the air transport industry’s future.

China Southern Airlines receives its first “Pearl of the sky” A380 jetliner

China Southern Airlines receives its first “Pearl of the sky” A380 jetliner
14 October 2011 Headline news

The global basing of Airbus’ 21st century flagship is extending to China with the delivery of China Southern Airlines’ initial A380 during a special ceremony in Toulouse, France today, which was based on the theme: “Pearl of the sky.”

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