The A380 global operator base expanded once again with Airbus’ handover today of the initial 21st century flagship jetliner for Malaysia Airlines, which is the dynamic Asia-Pacific region’s latest carrier to receive the double-deck aircraft.
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Air Asia marked another milestone on the way to becoming the largest A320 operator worldwide by accepting its 100th aircraft today, celebrating this event with a special touch that underscores the close relationship established between this low-cost carrier and Airbus.
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.
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.
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 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...
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 ...
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-...
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.
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...