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German carrier Blue Wings orders Airbus A320 Family aircraft

17 October 2006 Press Release

The airline Blue Wings, together with its shareholder Alpstream, has signed a contract with Airbus for 20 A320 Family aircraft, confirming a commitment announced during the Farnborough air show in July this year. Blue Wings is a German airline, based in Dusseldorf, in which Swiss investment holding ...

Airbus A380 powered by Engine Alliance engines to perform high altitude tests in Ethiopia

16 October 2006 Press Release

The Airbus A380 MSN009 powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines, took off from Toulouse today at 09:40 am local time for a six and a half hour flight to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia where it will complete a series of high altitude tests.

Addis Ababa is an airport situated at 7,500 feet, from whi...

Lufthansa places repeat order for Airbus A320 Family and A330-300 aircraft

13 October 2006 Press Release

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline based in Frankfurt, has signed a contract for 35 new aircraft from Airbus, confirming an earlier announcement by the airline in September. The order is for five A319s, ten A320s and 15 A321s, as well as five long range A330s. In addition, the agreement also ...

Louis Gallois appointed new Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer

Louis Gallois appointed new Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer
10 October 2006 Press Release

Louis Gallois took office at Airbus' headquarters in Toulouse today, meeting with the Airbus Executives, as well as with the local Officials and Union representatives. This follows his appointment yesterday evening by the EADS Board of Directors as new President and Chief Executive Officer of Airbus...

Airbus confirms further A380 delay and launches company restructuring plan

3 October 2006 Press Release

 

 

Airbus A380 Wake Vortex study completed

28 September 2006 Press Release

Following three years of exhaustive studies, the Airbus A380 Wake Vortex Steering Group has rendered its conclusions and is now in a position to recommend more specific guidance, based on a unique and very extensive flight test programme. The Steering Group comprised representatives from the Joint A...

Airbus Upgrade Services e-catalogue reaches milestone of 100 items on-line

28 September 2006 Press Release

Airbus Upgrade Services' electronic catalogue has reached the milestone of 100 items available on-line, on the Airbus Customer Services "Airbus|World" secured portal, offering customers the ability to purchase aircraft upgrades 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



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Lufthansa Technik is Airbus? 25th customised spares logistics (CSL) customer

25 September 2006 Press Release

Lufthansa Technik, one of the world's largest Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) providers, recently signed a Customised Spares Logistics (CSL) agreement with Airbus Spares Support and Services to become the 25th CSL customer. With this agreement, Airbus has won the largest CSL customer to ...

Airbus Military successfully passes critical milestone

22 September 2006 Press Release

Airbus Military has today successfully achieved the sixth contractual milestone of the A400M programme.



"Milestone Six", which involves the acceptance by the customer of the Class Two A400M Cockpit Mock-up is particularly significant since it is designated as one of the six "Critical Milest...

Airbus partners South Africa on research & technology programmes

21 September 2006 Press Release

South Africa and Airbus will cooperate in a new aerospace research and technology initiative which aims to identify and develop new advanced applications for the global aerospace industry.

The partnership, signed today between South Africa's Department of Science & Technology (DST) ...

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