The first of Airbus’ five new Beluga XL airlifter “giants” will begin taking shape early next year, initiating the creation of a new jetliner fleet to transport complete sections of the company’s aircraft from production sites around Europe to final assembly lines in France, Germany and Spain. ...
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• Includes option for 300min ETOPS capability; On target for full 370min approval this year
• A350 XWB ‘beyond 180 minutes’ ETOPS capability now approved by both EASA and FAA
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Endorsement pushes Airbus’ A350 XWB firm order book above 800
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First order of the A320neo in Africa
“Touchdown”! The Airbus team scores with the historic first delivery from its U.S. A320 Family final assembly line
In a festive American football-themed ceremony held today, Airbus marked the official handover of its first A320 Family aircraft produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Appropriately, the no. 1 aircraft was delivered to U.S.-based JetBlue – a milestone that unde...
JetBlue receives A321 from Airbus team in Mobile, Alabama
Marking a technological first for Airbus, the company has implemented a new industrial process that uses laser stripping to improve the return current from an aircraft’s electrical systems. This solution was applied by the A350 XWB project teams at Airbus’ Saint-Nazaire plant in France.
On the A350...