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Airbus announces plans for A330 Freighter final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama

14 January 2008 Press Release

Airbus today announced a commitment to establish an A330 Freighter aircraft final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, if Northrop Grumman (supported by Airbus's parent company, EADS) receives the order to build aerial refuelling tankers from the United States Air Force. If established, the ...

Airbus delivers second A380 to Singapore Airlines

11 January 2008 Press Release

The second production Airbus A380 (MSN005) was handed over to Singapore Airlines on 11th January in line with the latest delivery schedule. Equipped with four Rolls Royce Trent 900 engines, the second aircraft for the first A380 operator follows the delivery of the first A380 (MSN003) that took pl...

AWAS orders 75 Airbus A320 Family aircraft

9 January 2008 Press Release

The Dublin based lessor AWAS has signed a firm contract for 75 A320 Family aircraft bringing their Airbus portfolio to a total of 145, comprising single aisle and long-range aircraft. This is the first order announced by Airbus this year. Being one of the three largest aircraft leasing companies in ...

Vietnam orders 10 A350 XWB and 20 additional A321 aircraft

21 December 2007 Press Release

Vietnam Airlines and Vietnam Aircraft Leasing Company look to the future with Airbus

EADS and Airbus select preferred bidders for site divestments

19 December 2007 Press Release

 

Latécoère selected for Méaulte and St. Nazaire Ville

MT Aerospace (OHB Technology) selected for Nordenham, Varel and Augsburg

GKN selected for Filton

EADS and Airbus have selected Latécoère in France, GKN in the UK, and MT Aerospace in Germany as preferred bidders for the sites of Méaulte and Sa...

Tiger Airways looks to the future with fleet of 70 A320 aircraft

Tiger Airways looks to the future with fleet of 70 A320 aircraft
18 December 2007 Press Release

Tiger Airways, Asia-Pacific's fast growing low-fare carrier, has signed a contract with Airbus for an additional 20 A320s, which will take its fleet up to 70 aircraft. This announcement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 50 A320s in June 2007, with the first 30 of th...

Qantas takes delivery of Airbus' 5,000th aircraft

Qantas takes delivery of Airbus' 5,000th aircraft
14 December 2007 Press Release

Qantas and Airbus today celebrated another major milestone in the airframe manufacturer's relatively short but successful existence - the delivery of its 5,000th aircraft, an A330-200, to Qantas at a special ceremony in Toulouse. Established in 1921, Qantas is one of the world's oldest air...

Engine Alliance powered Airbus A380 receives joint EASA & FAA Type Certification

Engine Alliance powered Airbus A380 receives joint EASA & FAA Type Certification
14 December 2007 Press Release

The A380 powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines received joint European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Certification on 14th December 2007.

 

The EASA Type Certificate for the Engine Alliance powered A380 was signed by Frédéric Copigneaux, EASA...

Airbus has introduced an eco-efficient aircraft painting process

14 December 2007 Press Release

Airbus, the world's largest commercial aircraft manufacturer, offers a new two coat aircraft painting process that uses less paint, requires less time to apply and helps to reduce aircraft cleaning.

 

The first customer aircraft painted in this new, state-of-the-art way is the 5000th Airbus airc...

Airbus brings maintenance training closer to customers through its MRO Network

13 December 2007 Press Release

Airbus is extending the scope of the Airbus MRO Network in a new area with the creation of the Airbus Maintenance Training Network. As part of its commitment to providing customers with a full range of proximity services, this initiative has been designed to make access to Airbus Maintenance trainin...

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