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New Singapore Airlines A380 takes to the skies

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Qatar Airways reconfirms and upsizes its order for 50 A321neo ACF

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American Airlines is first retrofit customer for Airbus’ new Airspace XL luggage bins on its A321 fleet

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CALC takes delivery of its first A320neo

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First A330-300P2F enters service with DHL

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China Airlines takes delivery of A350 XWB powered with biofuel mix

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Aircraft Photos & Infographics

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13 December 2017

SIA A380 New First Class-SIA Copyright

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year, at a special ceremony hosted by Airbus in Toulouse. The aircraft delivered today is the first in the airline’s fleet to feature its recently launched on-board cabin products and innovations.

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13 December 2017

SIA A380 New Business Class-SIA Copyright

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year, at a special ceremony hosted by Airbus in Toulouse. The aircraft delivered today is the first in the airline’s fleet to feature its recently launched on-board cabin products and innovations.

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07 December 2017

A321neo ACF Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has re-affirmed its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order for 50 A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration). The selection of the largest member of Airbus’ single-aisle Family reflects the airline’s need for efficiency and additional capacity. This updated order replaces the original one placed in 2011.

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05 December 2017

A320neo CALC Frontier Delivery

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited ("CALC"), the Hong-Kong based lessor, has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, and in parallel celebrated handing it over to lessee Frontier Airlines.

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01 December 2017

A330-300P2F In Flight Rendering

DHL Express has become the first operator to take delivery of the A330-300 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) converted aircraft from Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the joint venture between ST Aerospace and Airbus. This delivery, which took place at EFW’s freighter conversion facilities in Dresden, follows the successful completion of test flights in October and awarding of the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in November. DHL Express has firm orders for eight A330-300P2F units in total, with additional options to receive another 10.

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01 December 2017

Wallpaper Aircraft December 2017

Wallpaper Aircraft December 2017

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30 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 1

Johari Abdul Ghani (Malaysia’s Second Minister of Finance), at left, and Captain Izham Ismail (CEO of Malaysia Airlines Berhad) celebrate delivery of the airline’s first A350-900 widebody jetliner

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30 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 2

With the arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport of Malaysia Airlines’ first A350-900, this carrier became the 17th airline to operate the world’s most modern and efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft

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30 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 3

Malaysia Airlines’ first A350-900 passes under a water cannon salute at Kuala Lumpur International Airport after arriving on its delivery flight

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30 November 2017

A350 XWB China Airlines First Flight With Sustainable Fuel

Taiwanese carrier joins sustainable fuel initiative for Airbus delivery flights

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30 November 2017

A350 XWB China Airlines First Flight With Sustainable Fuel

Taiwanese carrier joins sustainable fuel initiative for Airbus delivery flights

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29 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 4

The first A350-900 for Air Lease Corporation has been delivered to Malaysia Airlines, becoming the initial A350 XWB in the Malaysian carrier’s fleet

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29 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 5

Malaysia Airlines received its first of six A350-900 widebody jetliners, all to be operated on lease from Air Lease Corporation

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29 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 6

The first A350-900 for Malaysia Airlines will be initially deployed on flights within Asia; starting in early 2018, the airline will utilise A350-900s on its premier long-haul service from Kuala Lumpur to London

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29 November 2017

First A350 XWB delivery to Malaysia Airlines 7

Malaysia Airlines’ initial A350-900 widebody jetliner was added to its existing fleet of 24 Airbus aircraft, composed of six A380s, 15 A330-300s and three A330-200F freighters

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First A330-300P2F delivered: exterior view Sven Döring / Agentur Focus
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29 November 2017

First A330-300P2F delivered: exterior view

Taking delivery of an A330-300P2F (Passenger-to-Freighter conversion) in December 2017, DHL Express became the first operator in Airbus’ A330-300 freighter conversion programme

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28 November 2017

Eric Schulz

Eric Schulz, EVP, Chief of Sales, Marketing & Contracts

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28 November 2017

John Leahy

Affectionately known to airlines around the world as “Mr. Airbus”, John Leahy will retire after 33 years of service, with more than 16,000 aircraft sold under his leadership

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28 November 2017

E Fan X Photo

Dr. Frank Anton, Head of Siemens eAircraft; Mark Cousin, Airbus Head of demonstrators; Paul Stein, Rolls-Royce CTO

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24 November 2017

Airbus Foundation And Air Mauritius Ferry Flight

Humanitarian action by Airbus Foundation with Air Mauritius

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15 November 2017

Imprimir, Indigo Partners A320neo announcement - infographic

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

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26 July 2017

100th A350 XWB Delivered To China Airlines Infographic

The fastest widebody production ramp-up for the leading manufacturer

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21 July 2017

A320neo S7 Infographics E July 2017

First to operate the A320neo in Russia.

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10 July 2017

BelugaXL Infographic

The first of five BelugaXL transport aircraft will fly in mid-2018 and enter into service in 2019

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21 June 2017

A321neo Wow Air Infographic June 2017

WOW air, the Icelandic low-fare carrier, has taken delivery of its first A321neo at a ceremony during the 52nd Le Bourget Paris airshow.

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16 June 2017

A380plus Infographic June 2017

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.

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14 June 2017

easyJet_infographic_First A320neo delivery

easyJet – which received its first of 130 A320neo aircraft on order in June 2017 – has grown to operate Europe’s largest A320 Family fleet and is also Europe’s largest customer for the NEO

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24 May 2017

2016xxxx_A321neo, A320neo_Vistara_Infographic_May 2017

Airbus' A320neo Family incorporates the very latest technologies, including new-generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver fuel and CO2 savings

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20 April 2017

20170163_A321neo, Virgin America A321neo Infographic April 2017

Airbus delivers first ever A321neo to Virgin America

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06 March 2017

IFLYA380 Infographic March 2017

iflyA380.com at ITB Berlin 2017 - Airbus presents the world’s first online booking assistant of its kind and other travel trends at ITB from 8 to 12 March 2017

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16 February 2017

Infographic_Air India ALAFCO_first A320neo

Air India is the first Indian operator to receive a CFM-powered A320neo, with delivery occurring in February 2017

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16 January 2017

A350 XWB in service_December 2016

More than 6 million passengers already had enjoyed the A350 XWB’s exclusive in-flight experience as of December 2016

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15 December 2016

A321neo infographic_November 2016

Seating up to 240 passengers in a single-class layout, the A321neo enables airlines to increase capacity while benefitting from the lowest operating costs in the single-aisle category

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24 November 2016

20161644_A350-1000FF_BAT11, A350 1000 First Flight Infographic Nov 2016

The no. 1 A350-1000, manufacturer’s serial number MSN059, is one of three aircraft that will participate in the A350-1000’s flight test and certification programme

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08 November 2016

Air Astana A320neo_infographic

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

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26 October 2016

20162466_Infographics_EN, Infographic_First Scandinavian A320neo operator

Airbus’ A320neo provides a wide range of benefits for Scandinavian Airlines, which took delivery of its no. 1 aircraft in October 2016

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14 October 2016

Airbus 10,000th delivery_Infographic 1

As a market-leading and comprehensive product line that shares a track record of continuous innovation, every member of the Airbus jetliner “family” has contributed to the company’s 10,000 deliveries

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14 October 2016

Airbus 10,000th delivery_Infographic 2

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

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21 July 2016

20161767_Infographics, Pegasus Airlines A320neo_infographic

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

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11 July 2016

A350 XWB in service June 2016

A350 XWB in service at end of June 2016

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Aircraft videos

Singapore Airlines new A380 cabin        
 
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13 December 2017

Singapore Airlines new A380 cabin

The WOW factor on the A380 has just reached a new level thanks to its brand new cabin combining latest technology and comfort

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Blade Project        
 
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06 December 2017

Blade Project

Another leap forward towards cleaner and more fuel efficient aviation.

Live the A330neo First Flight from the cockpit        
 
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05 December 2017

Live the A330neo First Flight from the cockpit

As the second A330-900 has just taken successfully to the skies on the 4th of December, here is a chance to relive the first A330-900 flight on the 19th of October sharing it with our test pilots and test flight engineer in the cockpit

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Live the A330neo First Flight with our flight tests engineers        
 
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05 December 2017

Live the A330neo First Flight with our flight tests engineers

As the second A330-900 has just taken successfully to the skies on the 4th of December, here is a chance to relive the first A330-900 flight on the 19th of October sharing it with our test flight engineers

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First BelugaXL is getting its cargo door installed        
 
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05 December 2017

First BelugaXL is getting its cargo door installed

First BelugaXL is now structurally complete with its cargo door installed mid-November 2017.

BelugaXL - FAL starts        
 
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01 December 2017

BelugaXL - FAL starts

A short history of Airbus super transporters up to the BelugaXL (next super transporter generation) FAL start

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Airbus at Dubai Airshow 2017: Event highlights        
 
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16 November 2017

Airbus at Dubai Airshow 2017: Event highlights

See the highlights from Airbus’ presence at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, during which the company announced a total of 510 new aircraft orders and commitments – including the historic Memorandum of Understanding for 430 A320neo Family jetliners negotiated by private equity firm Indigo Partners for operation by four ultra-low-cost airlines in its portfolio.

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Dubai Airshow 2017: Air Senegal CEO Philippe Bohn        
 
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16 November 2017

Dubai Airshow 2017: Air Senegal CEO Philippe Bohn

Philippe Bohn, the CEO of Air Sénégal – which signed a Memorandum of Understanding for two A330neo jetliners at the 2017 Dubai Airshow – explains the operational advantages these aircraft will bring.

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Dubai Airshow: Indigo Partners record-setting A320neo announcement        
 
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15 November 2017

Dubai Airshow: Indigo Partners record-setting A320neo announcement

Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of 430 A320neo Family aircraft. This record-setting agreement – made public at the 2017 Dubai Airshow – marked Airbus’ largest-ever commercial jetliner announcement.

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Dubai Airshow 2017: JetSMART Airlines CEO and Founder Estuardo Ortiz        
 
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15 November 2017

Dubai Airshow 2017: JetSMART Airlines CEO and Founder Estuardo Ortiz

JetSMART Airlines is one of four Indigo Partners portfolio airlines that will receive A320 Family jetliners as part of the historic 430-aircraft Memorandum of Understanding announced at the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The operator’s CEO and Founder, Estuardo Ortiz, discusses the agreement in this video clip.

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Dubai Airshow 2017: Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena        
 
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15 November 2017

Dubai Airshow 2017: Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena

Enrique Beltranena, CEO of Volaris – one of Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines that will receive A320neo Family jetliners as part of an historic 430-aircraft Memorandum of Understanding – speaks at the 2017 Dubai Airshow.

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Dubai Air Show 2017: Day 2 highlights        
 
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14 November 2017

Dubai Air Show 2017: Day 2 highlights

Airbus' presence during the Dubai Airshow's busy second day is captured in this video. Among the highlights is a crowd-pleasing flight demonstration performed by the company's A350 XWB widebody jetliner.

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ACJ319 Comlux cabin walkthrough        
 
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14 November 2017

ACJ319 Comlux cabin walkthrough

Get an inside perspective of the ACJ319 – which has the widest and tallest cabin of any business jet – with this walkthrough of a Comlux Aviation-operated aircraft.

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"Airspace by Airbus" cabin advantages        
 
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14 November 2017

"Airspace by Airbus" cabin advantages

Speaking from inside an A330neo, Airbus SVP Marketing François Caudron highlights key advantages of the company's “Airspace by Airbus” cabin brand – which is transforming the flying experience for passengers.

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Dubai Airshow 2017: A focus on the ACJ319        
 
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13 November 2017

Dubai Airshow 2017: A focus on the ACJ319

Direct from the 2017 Dubai Airshow, ACJ VP Commercial Chadi Saade explains how the ACJ319 corporate jet responds to customer requirements with its best-in-class range, comfort and reliability.

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Dubai Air Show 2017: Day 1 highlights        
 
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12 November 2017

Dubai Air Show 2017: Day 1 highlights

The 2017 Dubai Airshow’s opening day included a key presence from Airbus. Among the highlights was a flight presentation performed by the company’s no. 2 A350-900 test aircraft.

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Teaser video: On our way to Dubai Air Show 2017!        
 
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09 November 2017

Teaser video: On our way to Dubai Air Show 2017!

We're getting ready for the world's oldest and largest aviation show. Are you ready? Make sure you don't miss any of our activities!

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100th Emirates A380 Delivery        
 
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03 November 2017

100th Emirates A380 Delivery

Emirates welcomes 100th A380 to its fleet celebrating milestone delivery in Hamburg.

A330neo First Flight interviews        
 
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19 October 2017

A330neo First Flight interviews

Learn more about the A330neo’s successful maiden flight – performed 19 October 2017 – in follow-up interviews with Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams and Experimental Test Pilot Thomas Wilhelm.

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Highlights of the A330neo first flight        
 
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19 October 2017

Highlights of the A330neo first flight

With a six-person test crew aboard, Airbus’ A330neo completes its four-hour maiden flight from Toulouse, France on 19 October 2017. The activity – conducted from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France – marks the start of this new-generation jetliner's flight test and certification campaign.

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Aircraft press kits

Aircraft footage

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13 December 2017

Singapore Airlines new A380 cabin

The WOW factor on the A380 has just reached a new level thanks to its brand new cabin combining latest technology and comfort

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06 December 2017

Blade Project

Another leap forward towards cleaner and more fuel efficient aviation.

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16 November 2017

Interview with Philippe Bohn, CEO of Air Senegal

Philippe Bohn explains what advantages the A330neo brings to his new company. B-Roll

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15 November 2017

Press Conference Barry Biffle, CEO of Frontier Airlines

A320neo Family order

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15 November 2017

Press Conference József Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air

A320neo Family order