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LAN Airlines takes delivery of its first A318

LAN Airlines takes delivery of its first A318
5 June 2007 Press Release

LAN Airlines ("LAN") has taken delivery of its first A318, powered by the new Pratt & Whitney PW6000 engines. LAN Airlines placed an order for 20 A318s in 2005. Currently the airline operates 34 Airbus aircraft of which 15 are A319s, 15 A320s and 4 A340-300s. The new A318 will be put into servic...

Airbus signs commitment charter to support suppliers

Airbus signs commitment charter to support suppliers
1 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus today signed a Commitment Charter towards its suppliers, that aims at reinforcing the links with the whole supply base for long term cooperation to meet the challenges ahead. In order to ensure a strong and competitive supply chain that is necessary to face these challenges, Airbus is committ...

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...



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