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Airbus opens discussions at national level on Power8 implementation

31 May 2007 Press Release

Following comprehensive discussions on the Power8 programme during several Airbus European Works Council (ECA) meetings, Airbus is now starting negotiations at national level with its social partners, with regular reviews at ECA level to continue. These negotiations are to analyse in more details th...

70 Airbus aircraft for Avianca

70 Airbus aircraft for Avianca
30 May 2007 Press Release

Colombia's national flag carrier Avianca is acquiring 70 Airbus aircraft, including 38 firm orders (33 A319s/A320s and five A330-200s) and 32 options (27 A319s/A320s and five A330-200s). "With this order, Avianca will enter a new era in terms of advanced aircraft technology and passenger comfor...

Qatar Airways orders 80 Airbus A350XWBs

Qatar Airways orders 80 Airbus A350XWBs
30 May 2007 Press Release

Qatar Airways has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to buy 80 of the all-new Airbus A350XWB aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Elysée Palace in Paris in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, and Mr Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Fr...

Airbus: First numerical simulation center for flight physics opened

29 May 2007 Press Release

The first simulation center for flight physics called "C2A2S2E  (Center for Computer Applications in AeroSpace Science and Engineering)? was opened today at the Braunschweig Research Airport in Germany. The ?30m project is sponsored by Airbus, the German Aerospace Center DLR and the State of Lo...

Finnair takes delivery of its first Airbus A340-300E

25 May 2007 Press Release

Finnair took delivery from Airbus today of its first long-range A340-300E (E for Enhanced), the first of an initial order of three placed in December 2005. Since, Finnair has increased its order for Airbus long haul aircraft, adding seven A330/A340s and 11 A350XWBs. The A350XWB is Airbus? latest me...

Avion Aircraft Trading signs for eight A330-200F - Icelandair Cargo to become new operator

24 May 2007 Press Release

Icelandic Avion Aircraft Trading has firmed up its deal with Airbus and has signed a contract for eight A330-200 Freighter aircraft, increasing its initial commitment (MOU) by two. This follows the finalisation of a first leasing arrangement with Icelandair Cargo for four A330-200Fs. Deliveries to A...

Airbus joins United Nations Global Compact

23 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus has joined the United Nations Global Compact, an international initiative which brings businesses together with UN agencies, civil society, and government to advance ten universal principles in the areas of the environment, human rights, labour, and anti-corruption. Launched in 2000, the Glob...

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre adds to cabin-outfitting choice

22 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus is re-structuring and re-launching the former EADS Sogerma cabin-outfitting business, providing additional capacity and choice to its corporate jet customers in a market where there is strong demand and a shortage of capacity. Called the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre, the business regroups EADS...

Airbus ACJ Family leads in top-of-the-line corporate jet sales

22 May 2007 Press Release

Airbus' Corporate Jet (ACJ) Family has won 14 firm orders since the beginning of the year, more than any other high-end top-of-the-line corporate jet, consolidating its leadership of the sector. Airbus also won firm orders for three VIP Airbus A340s, taking total sales of its corporate jets to ...

Fokker Services becomes an Airbus-Approved outfitter

22 May 2007 Press Release

Stork subsidiary Fokker Services of The Netherlands has been named an approved outfitter for Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJ), giving customers more choice in cabin completions. The approval follows an extensive Airbus audit and evaluation of the company, which is an experienced cabin outfitter in t...




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