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Airbus will deliver first A380 to Singapore Airlines on 15th October

16 August 2007 Press Release

In line with the announced plan of delivering the first A380 to Singapore Airlines in October 2007, Airbus today confirms that the formal hand-over will take place on Monday 15th of that month. After a dedicated delivery ceremony in Toulouse, the flagship of the 21st century will take-off for Singap...

A380 World Tour continues with major airports in Asia and the U.S.

13 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A380 will embark for a series of demonstration tours starting on 30th August. Key airports in South-East-Asia and the U.S. will be visited. The Asia-A380-tour will be conducted with flight-test-aircraft MSN (Manufacturer's Serial Number) 007, powered by four Rolls Royce Trent 900 e...

Airbus A380 approved to operate on 45m runways

31 July 2007 Press Release

Airbus? A380 has received approval from both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be operated on runways with a width of 45 metres (150 feet) or more. Most of the world airports have 45m runways as standard width.

 

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Changes in Airbus Management

Changes in Airbus Management
16 July 2007 Press Release

Following changes and simplification at the EADS organisational structure, Tom Enders, previously Co-CEO of EADS, has been nominated CEO of Airbus SAS, reporting to the sole CEO of EADS, Louis Gallois.  He will be supported by Fabrice Bregier, who remains COO of Airbus.

In his new position as...

Airbus delivers last A300 to Fedex

12 July 2007 Press Release

The last A300 to leave the Airbus Final Assembly Line, an A300 Freighter, was delivered to FedEx on 12th of July 2007. Over the life of the programme a total of 821 A300/A310 have been ordered and to date there are more than 630 A300s and A310s in service with about 80 operators. Airbus? long-term ...

Brazilian carrier TAM to acquire 22 A350 XWBs and four additional A330-200s

29 June 2007 Press Release

Leading Brazilian carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 22 A350 XWBs, as well as for four additional A330-200s. TAM was the launch customer for the A350 in Latin America when it signed a contract for ten aircraft in December 2005. Since then, and after a thorough eva...

Joint venture contract signed for the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin

Joint venture contract signed for the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin
28 June 2007 Press Release

The joint venture contract for the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Tianjin was signed today in Beijing between the Chinese Consortium and Airbus in the Great Hall of the People. Visiting German Minister of Economics and Technology Michael Glos and Airbus Chief Operating Officer Fabri...

Uzbekistan Airways signs contract for six A320s

28 June 2007 Press Release

Uzbekistan Airways, Uzbekistan's national carrier, has signed a firm order for six Airbus A320 aircraft, further enlarging its Airbus fleet. The announcement was made at a signing ceremony in Tashkent. The decision of the airline for Airbus follows a thorough evaluation process. The new A320s w...

Qatar Airways to take two more Airbus ACJs

26 June 2007 Press Release

Qatar Airways has placed a commitment for two Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs), adding to the three Airbus ACJ Family aircraft that it already operates. The new deal also takes this year's sales of the Airbus ACJ Family (excluding widebodies) to 19 - almost as many as the 20 sold in the whole ...

easyJet buys a further 35 Airbus A319s

25 June 2007 Press Release

European low-cost carrier easyJet has signed a contract for 35 additional Airbus A319 aircraft taking their total order for the aircraft to 227. The aircraft will be powered by CFM-56 engines from CFM-International. Marking easyJet's rapid Airbus fleet expansion since their first Airbus aircraf...

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