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.
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.
On 20 September Airbus inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Tianjin, taking a further step in the expansion of its global footprint and partnership with China. Julien Montcru Head of Operations Completion Centre A330 comes back on this human adventure
On 20 September Airbus inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Tianjin, taking a further step in the expansion of its global footprint and partnership with China. A great human adventure between Europe and China.
The exceptional partnership between Airbus and Cathay Pacific Airways was marked by a unique concert in Toulouse, France this week that celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region – and coincided with Cathay Pacific’s latest announcement for Airbus jetliners.
During the Paris Air Show 2017 Airbus has launched a new open digital aviation data platform, Skywise, in collaboration with Palantir Technologies. Matthew Evans explains the basis of this disruptive innovation.
The delivery of Air Caraïbes’ first A350 XWB jetliner – an A350-900 version leased from AerCap – is shown in this video, highlighting the special ceremony held in Toulouse, France. It included speeches from top management at Air Caraïbes, AerCap, Rolls-Royce and Airbus.
In a key milestone, Airbus and China Airlines together marked the delivery of the carrier’s first A350 XWB aircraft, which is an A350-900 version. With the handover, China Airlines becomes the ninth operator of the world’s newest and most-efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft. See the best “sights and sounds” from the 30 September 2016 delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France – which was attended by executives from China Airlines, Airbus and engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce.
Airbus marked a major milestone on 14 October 2016 with handover of the company’s 10,000th aircraft – a A350-900 provided to Singapore Airlines. The special delivery ceremony was held in Toulouse, France, and featured comments from Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders and Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong.
It was a red, white and blue theme as Airbus officially inaugurated its first U.S. manufacturing facility – an A320 Family final assembly line located in Mobile, Alabama – on 14 September 2015. The ceremony featured comments from key state, federal and local officials, as well as top Airbus and Airbus Group management – all of whom reinforced the strong relationship between Airbus and Mobile.
The delivery of Finnair’s first A350 XWB on 7 October 2015 is shown in this video, highlighting the special ceremony held in Toulouse, France –which included speeches from Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Brégier Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo; and Eric Schulz, President – Civil Large Engines, Rolls-Royce. With handover of its no. 1 A350 XWB, Finnair became the first European operator – and third worldwide – for Airbus’ new-generation widebody jetliner.
On 7 October 2015, Finnair became the first European carrier – and the third worldwide – to receive a new-generation A350 XWB jetliner from Airbus. In this video, the operator’s employees take you behind the scenes and highlight the tremendous effort that led to this milestone delivery – which has opened a new era for Finnair.
The A320neo’s airworthiness certification from European and American aviation authorities – both achieved in November 2015 – cleared the path for this best-selling single-aisle aircraft’s commercial service entry. In this video, Airbus Senior Vice President A320 Family Programme Klaus Roewe explains how the certification process works.
The first A350 XWB for TAM Airlines – delivered 16 December 2015 – takes shape in this video clip. It highlights the delivery of components, assembly, painting and other key production steps, and concludes with the milestone widebody jetliner in flight.
This video recaps a wide range of commercial and operational achievements for Airbus during 2015. Highlights for the year included the company’s 9,000th total aircraft delivery, the official inauguration of the new U.S.-based A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, as well as key milestones for the company’s market-leading product line of advanced and modern jetliners.
Singapore Airlines’ first A350 XWB takes shape in a video that follows this milestone jetliner’s build-up from the fly-in of major airframe components to its progression through the final assembly process at Toulouse, France, and culminated by majestic views of the aircraft in flight.
Watch the first Airbus 242-tonne maximum takeoff weight A330-300 variant – which was delivered to launch customer Delta Air Lines in May 2015 – take shape. This video follows the aircraft manufacturing process from final assembly to flight testing.
In a key programme milestone, Airbus’ delivered its first 242-tonne maximum takeoff weight A330-300 variant, which was received by U.S.-based launch customer Delta Air Lines. This enhanced member of the A330 Family offers increases range at lower costs, and underscores Airbus’ philosophy for incremental innovation, while serving as a platform for the A330neo. Relive the highlights of the delivery ceremony held at Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse, France on 28 May 2015 as Delta Air Lines officially welcomed the 242-tonne A330 into its fleet.
The no. 1 A330 for Tunisair is the “star” of this video clip, which spotlights the widebody jetliner’s assembly and other activities leading up to its delivery in June 2015.