News & Events
… / All news / Press releases

Press releases

First Airbus A380 delivered to Qantas

First Airbus A380 delivered to Qantas
19 September 2008 Press Release

Australia's flagship airline, Qantas, has received the first of 20 Airbus A380s on order, at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. The Rolls-Royce powered aircraft was handed over to Qantas Chief Executive Officer, Geoff Dixon and Qantas CEO-Designate, Alan Joyce by Tom Enders, Airbus President and CEO an...

Air Caraibes launches the A350-1000 in Europe

15 September 2008 Press Release

French Caribbean carrier Air Caraïbes has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for three A350-1000 aircraft, and is with this purchase decision becoming the European launch customer for the largest version of the A350 XWB. The aircraft will be operated on the airline's network from Paris to the isla...

Airbus to provide total support package for Singapore Airlines' leased A330 fleet

15 September 2008 Press Release

Airbus has finalised a Total Support Package (TSP) agreement with Singapore Airlines to maintain its future fleet of 19 A330 aircraft.


The TSP, which will be performed by Airbus Customer Service, will provide fleet management in addition to line and base maintenance as well as full component suppo...

Airbus concluded negotiations to sell its wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit at Filton to GKN

15 September 2008 Press Release

Airbus and GKN have signed a contract under which GKN will purchase the wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit based at Airbus' site at Filton, near Bristol, UK. This will result in all operational business, assets and activities, within the parameters agreed, being transferred to GKN...

Airbus announces Power 8+

9 September 2008 Press Release

Airbus has presented today to its European Work Council (ECA) the Power8+ programme. It is designed to deliver cost savings of ? 650 Mio. in 2012, adding to the Power8 target of ? 2.1 bn for 2010. Power8+ will be partly achieved by extending the Power8 initiatives up to 2012 (? 350 Mio.) and partly ...

Afriqiyah Airways receives first Airbus A319

8 September 2008 Press Release

Afriqiyah Airways from Libya took delivery of its first medium range Airbus A319. This A319 is the first of three aircraft of this type to be delivered to the young and dynamic airline, and is part of an order signed in 2006, which also includes 11 A320s and three long range A330-200s. To date two A...

CIT Aerospace orders ten more Airbus single-aisle aircraft

4 September 2008 Press Release

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE CIT), a leading global commercial finance company, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for a further ten A320 Family aircraft. With this order, the total number of aircraft in the Airbus order book for the CIT Group now stands at 199 aircraft, comprising 157 A320 Family aircr...

Stefan Schaffrath, nuevo Responsable de Relaciones con los Medios Maggie Bergsma será su Adjunta

29 August 2008 Press Release

Stefan Schaffrath (41) ha sido nombrado nuevo Responsable de Relaciones con los Medios en Airbus S.A.S., efectivo a partir del 1 de septiembre de 2008. En este cargo será responsable de la gestión y coordinación de las actividades de prensa de Airbus en todo el mundo y actuará como portavoz de la co...

Stefan Schaffrath new Head of Media Relations; Maggie Bergsma as Deputy

29 August 2008 Press Release

Stefan Schaffrath (41) has been appointed new Head of Media Relations at Airbus S.A.S., effective 1 September 2008. In this position he will be responsible for the management and coordination of the Airbus' press activities worldwide and act as the company?s spokesperson. Maggie Bergsma (42) is...

Grupo Marsans takes delivery of their first Airbus A330-200

28 August 2008 Press Release

Grupo Marsans, Spain's largest tourism and transport group, has taken delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus A330-200 aircraft for its subsidiary Air Comet. The aircraft was formally handed over to Gonzalo Pascual, President of Grupo Marsans and Ignacio Pascual, CEO of Air Comet, in a ...



Orders & deliveries



A350 XWB



Twitter feed