Drukair, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, operates out of the city of Paro – home to one of the world’s highest-altitude airports at 7,300 feet above sea level; Drukair’s new Airbus A320neo will be the largest aircraft to operate from Paro Airport
Airbus, in cooperation with Altran, has won the 2018 Crystal Cabin Award in the Material & Components category for its work on printed electrics – a new digital technology that uses printed conductive inks that could replace current electrical harnesses in an aircraft, reducing both weight and manufacturing costs
High quality pictures taken by Airbus’ new aircraft inspection drone are transferred to a PC database for detailed analysis using a software system that allows the operator to localise and measure any visual damage on the jetliner’s surface by comparing it with the aircraft’s digital mock-up
Representing Airbus’ largest-ever jetliner acquisition announcement, the four portfolio airlines of Indigo Partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will double its existing A320neo Family fleet
Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus”. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.
Continuing a partnership with Airbus of 10 years, Air Astana has taken delivery of its first A320neo (new engine option) aircraft – leased from Air Lease Corporation – to become the initial NEO operator in the CIS
Underscoring its ongoing increases in production, Airbus’ most recent 1,000 aircraft deliveries took only 19 months, compared to 19 years for its first 1,000 handovers. Overall, 40 percent of the company’s deliveries have occurred in the 2010-2016 timeframe
Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines becomes the first operator to fly the A320neo with LEAP-1A engines – bringing this Airbus single-aisle jetliner product line’s unbeatable fuel efficiency to the low-cost carrier’s fleet