Farnborough Airshow 2008

Airbus brings the eco-efficient A380 to Farnborough Air Show

7 August 2008 Headline news


A highly successful Farnborough Airshow for Airbus

A highly successful Farnborough Airshow for Airbus
18 July 2008 Headline news


A highly successful Farnborough Airshow for Airbus

India’s Kingfisher Airlines showcases its A330-200

17 July 2008

Kingfisher Airlines is proudly displaying one of its first new A330-200s at the 2008 Farnborough Airshow as this Indian-based airline prepares to inaugurate widebody service on international long-haul routes.

From jetliners to handbags: Airbus leads new studies in recycling retired jetliners

17 July 2008

Europe’s PAMELA programme for the environmentally-friendly disposal of retired aircraft is entering its second phase, with the focus now turning to newer-generation jetliners and advanced materials such as composites.

Airbus maintains its market leadership

17 July 2008

Airbus’ strong commercial performance at this week’s Farnborough Airshow underscores the value of its modern and efficient aircraft product line – especially during today’s challenging times for airlines around the world.

Airbus announces orders worth over US$ 40 billion at Farnborough Airshow

Airbus announces orders worth over US$ 40 billion at Farnborough Airshow
17 July 2008 Press Release

Airbus announced transactions covering 256 aircraft, valued at US$ 40.5 billion at the 2008 Farnborough Air Show. These transactions include firm orders for 247 aircraft and nine commitments. This also reflects a strong aerospace market despite the global economic uncertainties.

Alis Aerolinee Italiane selects A330-200F en

Alis Aerolinee Italiane selects A330-200F en
17 July 2008 Press Release

Alis Aerolinee Italiane, an Italian cargo start-up company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the acquisition of five A330-200 Freighter aircraft, plus three options. An engine choice has not been made yet.

Innovation and technology are focus of Airbus’ stand

16 July 2008

Innovation has long been a key contributor to Airbus’ worldwide success in the commercial jetliner marketplace. At this year’s Farnborough Airshow, the company also is using innovative techniques on its exhibit stand to highlight the advantages of its next-generation A350 XWB and to demonstrate the ...

AerCap becomes launch customer for new Airbus A320/A321 freighter

AerCap becomes launch customer for new Airbus A320/A321 freighter
16 July 2008 Press Release

Netherland based leasing company AerCap today signed a firm contract with Airbus Freighter Conversion GmbH (AFC) to convert 30 of AerCap's passenger A320/A321s into freighter aircraft (P2F).

"The A320 and A321P2Fs are setting new standards in the feeder freighter market", says ...

Airbus supports the Green Wave campaign

Airbus supports the Green Wave campaign
16 July 2008 Press Release

 

 

Asiana Airlines orders 30 Airbus A350 aircraft

Asiana Airlines orders 30 Airbus A350 aircraft
16 July 2008 Press Release

Asiana Airlines of South Korea has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of 30 A350 XWB aircraft, plus 10 options. Delivery of the aircraft will begin in 2016 and the airline will take a combination of all three variants of the A350. The carrier will operate the aircraft on its regio

Airbus single-aisle family "approved" for on-board mobile phone system

15 July 2008 Press Release

 

 

Airbus signs cooperation agreement with Blue Sky Alliance for consumables, expandables and standard hardware service

Airbus signs cooperation agreement with Blue Sky Alliance for consumables, expandables and standard hardware service
15 July 2008 Press Release

During the Farnborough Airshow, Airbus signed a cooperation agreement with Blue Sky Alliance, covering the distribution of Consumables, Expendables and Standard Hardware (CES) for Airbus aircraft.

Blue Sky Alliance GmbH is a joint venture of three leading distributors

Airbus recognises suppliers for best in-service performance for customer support

Airbus recognises suppliers for best in-service performance for customer support
15 July 2008 Press Release

Airbus recognises its top performing suppliers in its Annual Supplier Support Rating, which reflects the results of the 2007 Customer satisfaction Rating process for Suppliers In-service Support Performances.

This process developed by Airbus identifies Suppliers perfo

Aeroflot orders five Airbus A321s

Aeroflot orders five Airbus A321s
15 July 2008 Press Release

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of five A321 aircraft to add to its growing medium haul fleet. The contract was signed at the 46th Farnborough International Airshow.

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Aviation Capital Group to acquire 23 additional A320 Family aircraft

Aviation Capital Group to acquire 23 additional A320 Family aircraft
15 July 2008 Press Release

United States based lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 23 Airbus A320 Family aircraft. With this contract, the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp will have ordered 68 A320 Family aircraft since March 2007 and will have 148 A320 Fam

Qatar Airways to acquire four additional Airbus A321s

Qatar Airways to acquire four additional Airbus A321s
15 July 2008 Press Release

Qatar Airways, the national airline of Qatar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purchase of four Airbus A321 aircraft. The agreement was signed at a ceremony at the 46th

Aircraft lessor DAE Capital signs firm order for 100 Airbus aircraft

15 July 2008 Press Release

DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing and financing division of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 30 Airbus A350-900 and 70 Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the Dubai air show in November 2007.

Tunisair places firm order with Airbus for A350s, A330s and A320s

Tunisair places firm order with Airbus for A350s, A330s and A320s
15 July 2008 Press Release

North African airline Tunisair, celebrating its 60th

Etihad Airways' order provides a high note on the Air Show’s first day

14 July 2008

Airbus opened the 2008 Farnborough Airshow by announcing a major new business agreement with Etihad Airways, underscoring the continued worldwide demand for efficient, capable aircraft in meeting airlines’ future fleet needs.

Airbus maps out its strategy for long-term industry leadership

14 July 2008

Airbus will continue as an industry-leading aircraft manufacturer by focusing on four key pillars for its future evolution: integration, internationalisation, innovation and the empowerment of its employees.

Saudi Arabian Airlines orders eight A330s

Saudi Arabian Airlines orders eight A330s
14 July 2008 Press Release

Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudi Arabia?s national airline, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for eight A330-300 wide body aircraft, as part of its fleet modernisation plan.

VSMPO signs agreement on titanium E

14 July 2008 Press Release

VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation, the Russian Titanium manufacturer, Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer, and its shareholder EADS, the European Aerospace and Defense Company, signed a framework agreement on titanium supply.

 

A310 testbed demonstrates the refuelling boom for A330-200 MRTT military tankers

16 July 2007

The flying display at Farnborough includes a very special Airbus aircraft that is helping to qualify a new-generation aerial refuelling system for the A330-200 Multi-role Tanker Aircraft (MRTT).

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