On Thursday, the A380 performed full airport compatibility tests to allow the Changi airport ground staff to familiarise themselves with the handling of the A380. This is the second time the aircraft comes to Singapore as it landed here in November during its Asia-Australia tour.
Asian Aerospace 2006
Press releases from the show
Airbus made two announcements at the air show this morning.
The first one concerns the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding by new low cost airline GoAir for the acquisition of ten A320 Family aircraft plus ten options. [...]
The second announcement concerned low cost carrier Adam Air of I...
Airbus Press Conference at Asian Aerospace ‘06 Showcasing at Singapore the most modern aircraft flying today
Speaking to the media, Airbus President and CEO Gustav Humbert flanked by COOs Charles Champion and John Leahy, stressed the commercial success of Airbus which achieved record results in 2005, and the warm response of airlines and airports to the A380. The aircraft, which visited Singapore once befo...
MAP, a French acronym meaning Mise Au Point, can be translated as engineering support to final assembly line and flight tests. The role of MAP - and of Mark Cousin as head of MAP - is to find solutions to all the minor problems that occur during the testing and production of an aircraft.