Present at the press conference at Dubai Airshow 2017 were John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customer; Bill Franke, Managing Partner of Indigo Partners; Enrique Beltranena, CEO of Volaris; Barry Biffle, CEO of Frontier Airlines; Estuardo Ortiz, CEO of JetSMART; József Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air
Emirates welcomes 100th A380 to its fleet celebrating milestone delivery in Hamburg. Speech Tom Enders, Airbus Chief Executive Officer - Speech HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive officiated the ceremony - Cabin Visit - Emirates crew and Airbus employess forming a "100" together
Toulouse, 19 October 2017 – The first A330neo took off this morning at Blagnac in Toulouse, France at 09.57 hrs local time, for its maiden flight taking place over south-western France. The aircraft, MSN1795, is a A330-900 and the first of three certification flight-test aircraft to fly, powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans.
See our first A330neo performing Rolls-RoyceTrent 7000 engines run and rejected take-off latest major tests before its first flight
Toulouse, September 26th, 2017 – Airbus’ A340 laminar-flow “BLADE” test demonstrator aircraft (A340-300 MSN001) has made its successful maiden flight for the EU-sponsored Clean Sky “Blade” project. The aircraft, dubbed “Flight Lab”, took off from the Tarbes aerodrome in southern France at local time 11:00, and after a series of successful tests it landed at Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse Blagnac. The overall flight time was 3hrs/38mins.
Airbus and Cathay Pacific sign agreement for 32 A321neo aircraft to renew fleet and extend its regional routes Interviews Christopher Buckley Airbus, Executive VP Sales - Europe, Africa and Asia/Pacific. Rupert Hogg CEO, Cathay Pacific Group Rainer Ohler Airbus Executive Vice President, Communications
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