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Airbus innovation goes digital for the distribution of technical data

20 October 2016 Feature story

Airbus is leading the digital shift in the aviation industry, taking advantage of wide-ranging benefits from improving its business performance and customer support to reducing the company’s environmental footprint. 

One area Airbus has targeted is the distribution of technical data manuals to...

Airbus and SESAR: Helping deliver innovative solutions for air traffic management

13 October 2016 Feature story

In keeping with its pioneering spirit, Airbus has joined forces with key European stakeholders to find new solutions for building a more efficient air traffic management (ATM) system. 

The company has an active role in the SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) initiative, part of its commit...

New but familiar: Airbus’ Beluga XL transporter continues to take shape

7 October 2016 Feature story

When Airbus’ Beluga XL oversize cargo airlifter enters service, it will have the same visual appeal as its well-loved predecessor – the A300-600ST Super Transporter, more commonly known as the Beluga ST – thanks to the design of its nose and main cargo door. 

The whale-like face that earned th...

Airbus and Indonesia partner on aviation environmental programme

30 September 2016 Feature story

Airbus and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have launched a long-term partnership to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The agreement was signed during the ICAO World Aviation Forum on Aviation Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Montreal Canada. Thi...

Flying around the world: The number of in-service A350 XWB jetliners continues to grow

28 September 2016 Feature story

From its conception, the A350 XWB aircraft was designed to set new standards and shape the future of air travel. 

With more than a year and a half of commercial service under its belt, the newest member of Airbus’ market leading widebody family is living up to this reputation as an increasing ...

Airbus builds strong business relationships through its “start-up 2 partner” initiative

17 August 2016 Feature story

With start-up companies increasingly driving innovation in various research and technology domains worldwide, Airbus has launched multiple initiatives – including a team called “start-up 2 partner” – to tap into this productive business dynamic.

Embedded within Airbus as part of the company’s Inno...

“Demo Day” event underscores the viability of Airbus’ BizLab business accelerators

4 August 2016 Feature story

After six months of hard work and intense coaching, Airbus’ BizLab operation in Hamburg, Germany showed off the “fruits of its labour” at this global aerospace business accelerator’s first “Demo Day” event. 

Five start-up companies and three internal Airbus project teams presented their new av...

The sound of innovation: Airbus studies noise reduction at a new acoustic lab

2 August 2016 Feature story

Airbus has a long history of pioneering advanced technology that creates new and better ways for people to fly – and now, with one new facility, innovation at Airbus has never sounded so good. 

This resource is an acoustic lab in Hamburg, Germany that for the first time allows it to investigat...

Designed for the future: Sizing up Airbus’ new Beluga XL transporter

19 July 2016 Feature story

With development of the new Beluga XL airlifter, Airbus is creating a platform tailored to meet its evolving transport needs in the decades to come – particularly to support future production ramp-ups for the company’s range of modern single-aisle and widebody jetliners. 

The Beluga XL program...

Innovation on-board: Exceeding passenger and airline expectations for Airbus jetliner cabins

16 June 2016 Feature story

Airbus’ cabin interior arrangement team is turning airlines’ ideas into real solutions – and bringing the superior cabin experience of an Airbus aircraft to passengers around the world. 

This dedicated team of some 20 members works in close collaboration with customers and the Airbus marketing...



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