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Airbus wins new Asian customer for Airbus ACJ

13 February 2008 Press Release

A new Asian customer has placed a firm order for an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), consolidating and further expanding the strong presence that the company's aircraft already have in the region.

 

The aircraft will feature a luxurious VIP interior, and will be powered by CFM International CFM5...

Airbus Forecast for the next 20 years

7 February 2008 Press Release

 

According to its latest Global Market Forecast, Airbus foresees a demand for some 24,300 new passenger and freighter aircraft valued at US$ 2.8 trillion between now and 2026. This will create an average annual delivery of some 1,215 aircraft, up from the previously forecast 1,130 average del...

Airbus welcomes the launch of Clean Sky joint technology initiative

5 February 2008 Press Release

Airbus welcomes the launch of the European Clean Sky initiative to help reach ambitious environmental targets by 2020, set out by the Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE), through technology. "The environmental challenges facing aviation today are global and will require multi...

Hawaiian Airlines signs firm order for 12 Airbus widebodies: contract includes six A350 XWBs

Hawaiian Airlines signs firm order for 12 Airbus widebodies: contract includes six A350 XWBs
4 February 2008 Press Release

Hawaiian Airlines Inc., Hawaii's largest airline, has signed a firm order for six A350 XWB-800s and six A330-200s. This deal finalises a Memorandum of Understanding announced in November 2007. The airline will begin receiving their new A330s in 2012, and will take delivery of their first A3...

Airbus completes first test flight with alternative fuel on civil aircraft

Airbus completes first test flight with alternative fuel on civil aircraft
1 February 2008 Press Release

An Airbus A380 aircraft has successfully completed the world?s first ever flight by a commercial aircraft using a liquid fuel processed from gas (Gas to Liquids - GTL) in the first stage of a test flight programme to evaluate the environmental impact of alternative fuels in the airline market. The...

Airbus A380 commences alternative fuel test flight programme

Airbus A380 commences alternative fuel test flight programme
1 February 2008 Press Release

 On Friday, February 1st, 2008, the Airbus A380 will launch the company?s alternative fuel research programme by becoming the first commercial aircraft to fly with a synthetic liquid fuel processed from gas (Gas to Liquids ? GTL) in a three hour flight between Filton, UK and Toulouse, France.

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Harald Wilhelm appointed Chief Financial Officer

1 February 2008 Press Release

Harald Wilhelm has been appointed Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, replacing Hans-Peter Ring, who will remain Chief Financial Officer of the EADS group. Until now, Harald Wilhelm was Chief Controlling Officer and deputy to the Chief Financial Officer as from January 2007. Prior to this...

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH announces repeat order for A320 Family aircraft

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH announces repeat order for A320 Family aircraft
31 January 2008 Press Release

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH today announces a follow-on order for additional nine A320 Family aircraft. The order will raise NIKI?s fleet to 20 A320 Family aircraft. The successful Vienna-based low cost carrier NIKI will employ the new Airbus jets on routes to European cities and holiday destinations. The a...

Atlantic Airways becomes new customer for Airbus A319

Atlantic Airways becomes new customer for Airbus A319
30 January 2008 Press Release

Atlantic Airways, flag carrier of the Faroe Islands and based in Sørvágur, has signed a firm contract for one Airbus A319 plus one option, and becomes a new Airbus customer. Atlantic Airways' Airbus A319s will feature a comfortable single-class cabin layout. The aircraft will be operated on the...

Airbus attends Singapore Airshow

29 January 2008 Press Release

Airbus will attend the Singapore Airshow, taking place in Singapore from 19th to 24th February. The manufacturer's participation will feature an A380 development aircraft, which will take part in the daily flying schedule and will also be on view at the static display area throughout the week.

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