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Aviation Capital Group orders 20 Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

Aviation Capital Group orders 20 Airbus A320 Family Aircraft
23 April 2007 Press Release

United States based lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has placed a firm order for 20 Airbus A320 Family aircraft. The order is for four A319s, 14 A320s and two A321s.

ACG, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp, already has more than 70 A320 Family aircraft in its portfolio...

Israir buys three A320s and becomes Israel?s first Airbus customer

Israir buys three A320s and becomes Israel?s first Airbus customer
17 April 2007 Press Release

Israel based carrier Israir Airlines signed a firm order for three Airbus A320 aircraft on 17th April, 2007, making the airline the first Airbus customer in the country. The deal marks Airbus' breakthrough in the Israeli market.

The aircraft will be configured in all economy class with ...

First A400M VTP arrives at EADS CASA facilities in Madrid to start static structural test

First A400M VTP arrives at EADS CASA facilities in Madrid to start static structural test
17 April 2007 Press Release

Today marks another key milestone in the A400M military transport aircraft programme, with Airbus delivering the first A400M VTP (Vertical Tail Plane) from Stade, Germany, to Getafe, Spain, where the static test aircraft final assembly is taking place.

As the VTP left Airbus' Stade site...

Airbus showcases industry-leading cabin solutions at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2007

16 April 2007 Press Release

At the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg/Germany which opens on April 17, 2007, leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus will underscore its industry leading position in aircraft cabin interiors and design based around three principles, comfort, efficiency and services, by showcasing innovative cabin d...

First A400M wings delivered to Final Assembly Line

First A400M wings delivered to Final Assembly Line
11 April 2007 Press Release

Today marks another key milestone in the A400M military transport aircraft programme, with Airbus delivering the first pair of A400M wings from the UK to Seville, Spain, where aircraft final assembly is taking place.

As the wings left Airbus' Filton, Bristol site today on an Airbus A300...

Airbus starts painting first A380 for Singapore Airlines

Airbus starts painting first A380 for Singapore Airlines
11 April 2007 Press Release

Following timely completion of the cabin installation of the first A380 for Singapore Airlines, Airbus has started the paintwork on this aircraft. The A380 will stay about three weeks in the company's paint-shop in Hamburg/Germany. In addition to the actual painting, most of the other work in t...

Patrick Gavin appointed Executive Vice President Engineering, Charles Champion becomes Executive Vice President Customer Services

10 April 2007 Press Release

Patrick Gavin has been appointed Executive Vice President Engineering, effective 16th April, in replacement of Alain Garcia, who will become Technical Advisor to the CEO prior to retiring at the end of June. As such Mr Gavin is a member of the Airbus Executive Committee. Simultaneously, Charles Cham...

First Centre Wing box delivered for A400M final assembly

First Centre Wing box delivered for A400M final assembly
29 March 2007 Press Release

The first centre wing box, the 'structural heart' of the A400M military transport aircraft, has been delivered from the Airbus Nantes site in France to Seville in Spain, where it arrived yesterday, Wednesday 28th March. Deliveries of major structural sections for the first A400M military t...

New appointments at Airbus for operations and procurement

27 March 2007 Press Release

Gerald Weber (57) has been appointed Head of Operations and Member of the Airbus Executive Committee as of 2nd April. Mr Weber was until recently Head of Truck Product Creation and Member of the Board "Commercial Vehicles" at DaimlerChrysler AG and has held senior positions at A.T. Kearney and Volks...

NIKI received the first Airbus A319 featuring the new cabin

NIKI received the first Airbus A319 featuring the new cabin
22 March 2007 Press Release

The Austrian carrier NIKI has received its first Airbus A319 at the occasion of a delivery ceremony in Hamburg. The A319 selected by NIKI is the first A320 Family aircraft worldwide delivered with the new state of the art cabin interior, making the aircraft quieter, lighter, brighter and more spacio...

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