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.
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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.”
In just one full year of commercial service, Airbus’ A330-200F has rapidly established itself as a highly efficient and profitable cargo lift solution for a growing global customer base – more than living up to its billing as “the right aircraft, right now.”
Strong growth in airliner numbers and seating capacity is foreseen by Airbus’ 2011-2030 Global Market Forecast
The continuing “democratization” of air transport – driven by emerging economies, a global increase in wealth, greater urbanization, the need for more eco-efficient aircraft and a nearly doubling of major airport hubs for mega-cities – will lead to the demand for more than 26,900 new passenger airli...
Airbus highlights its successful relationship with Russia at the MAKS 2011 International Aviation & Space Salon
For the first time, Airbus has brought its 21st century flagship A380 to Russia’s leading aerospace exhibition and air show – MAKS – which began today at Ramenskoye Airfield (Zhukovsky) near Moscow and runs until 21 August.
First transpacific A380 service to US East Coast
American Airlines’ milestone A320 Family order marks a key win in the U.S. market, where Airbus’ single-aisle jetliners already have established themselves as workhorse aircraft in daily service on short- and medium-haul routes.
The unprecedented volume of A320neo orders and commitments announced during this week’s Paris Air Show has more than validated Airbus’ decision to launch this enhanced fuel-efficient version of its single-aisle jetliner family.
Boosted by a record setting 200-aircraft booking from AirAsia that was ...
Korean Air has become the sixth A380 operator worldwide and the first in North East Asia with today’s introduction of revenue service with its initial 21st century flagship from Airbus.
Specially designated with the flight number “KE380” to mark this event, Korean Air’s A380 took off fro...