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First U.S.-built A321 exits paint shop

4 March 2016 Press Release

Painting of the first U.S.-built A321 has been completed as it emerged from the paintshop in Mobile, Alabama in its JetBlue livery. This latest milestone shows that the first aircraft to be produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility is progressing well on its route to first flight and delive...

Continuing a long and successful relationship: Singapore Airlines receives its first A350 XWB

3 March 2016 Headline news

Singapore Airlines, which is a global reference for excellence in jetliner operations and passenger service, has added the A350 XWB to its fleet this week – joining the carrier’s current Airbus widebody inventory that includes A380s and A330s. 

Having actively participated in the A350 XWB prog...

Singapore Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

2 March 2016 Press Release

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB in Toulouse, France, becoming the fifth operator of the all-new widebody airliner. With its unrivalled passenger flying experience and operational efficiency, the A350 XWB will form the backbone of Singapore Airlines’ future mid-size widebo...

Airbus’ Tianjin, China industrial activity expands to widebody jetliners with the A330 Completion and Delivery Centre

2 March 2016 Headline news

The Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) for Airbus widebody A330s at Tianjin, China –which began construction today – will benefit from its co-location with the existing A320 Family final assembly line in this northern Chinese city, where approximately 260 single-aisle jetliners have been...

Airbus’ China A330 Widebody Completion & Delivery Centre construction starts

2 March 2016 Press Release

A further significant step in Airbus’ internationalization and partnership with China

Aircraft painting innovation: Airbus leads the way toward zero CO2 emissions

1 March 2016 Feature story

In its on-going effort to help reduce aviation’s contribution to climate change, Airbus has designed and built an innovative paint booth for its new-generation A350 XWB jetliner that uses significantly less energy than standard facilities, while also minimising CO2 emissions. 

Airbus’ current ...

The A330’s continued commercial success leads to a new production rate increase

24 February 2016 Feature story

Airbus has announced a production rate increase for its A330 Family, responding to new commercial successes that underscore this versatile widebody product line’s popularity with customers around the globe.

Taking effect in January 2017, the change will raise production from its current level – six...

Airbus’ Getafe, Spain production facility delivers the first A350-1000 horizontal tail plane

24 February 2016 Feature story

Airbus has reached another A350 XWB programme milestone with start-up of A350-1000 horizontal tail plane deliveries from the company’s Getafe, Spain facility.

The initial A350-1000 horizontal tail plane will be integrated on Airbus’ no. 1 flight test aircraft, which currently is going through its f...

Airbus’ Asia-Pacific presence is reinforced with new agreements announced at the Singapore Airshow

19 February 2016 Headline news

Airbus underscored its strong Asia-Pacific presence with a high-level participation at this dynamic region’s largest aerospace exhibition – the Singapore Airshow – which brought a new customer for the A350 XWB, plus agreements to expand the company’s services footprint in the area.

As the world’s f...

Asia-Pacific is a key A380 market today, and for the future

17 February 2016 Headline news

The A380 has literally changed the shape of air transportation in Asia-Pacific, and will continue to play an important role as this region’s dynamic passenger traffic develops during the years to come.

Asia-Pacific is a major “home” for the A380: almost half of the global customer base for Airbus’ ...

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