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26 September 2017
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Airbus BLADE Makes First Flight WEB

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.

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09 May 2017
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Airbus Achieves Automatic Air-to-Air Refuelling Contact

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully demonstrated automatic air-to-air refuelling (AAR) contacts with a fighter aircraft from a tanker’s refuelling boom – the first time in the world that this has been done.;_LINE_TERMINATEDFor more info: http://bit.ly/2qmeiRm

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03 April 2017
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Airbus' A319neo takes to the skies

The first A319neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight on 31 March 2017, with the aircraft taking off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport in Germany and landing five hours later at Airbus’ Toulouse, France headquarters location.</div>

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01 March 2017
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LEAP-1A-powered A321neo receives type certification

The A321neo (new engine option) powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines has been granted joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), following a comprehensive series of safety and performance tests during its certification campaign – which is highlighted in this compilation video.

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23 February 2017
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In the making: Air Caraïbes’ first A350 XWB

On 28 February 2017, Air Caraïbes took delivery of its first A350-900 to become the 11th operator worldwide to receive this environmentally-friendly, new-generation widebody aircraft.

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13 February 2017
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In the making: Air India’s first A320neo

Follow the initial Air India A320neo as it advances through the manufacturing process – beginning with the delivery of components to the final assembly line and concluding with this milestone jetliner in flight.&nbsp;

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15 December 2016
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In the making: Lufthansa’s first A350 XWB

Follow the initial Lufthansa A350 XWB as it advances through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France and concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight.&nbsp;<div>Visit the <a href="http://www.a350xwb.com/delivery/lufthansa/">A350XWB delivery page</a></div>

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14 December 2016
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Certified: A321neo with Pratt & Whitney engines

The A321neo (new engine option) powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines underwent numerous safety and performance tests during its certification campaign – which is highlighted in this compilation video.

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24 November 2016
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Airbus A400M Refuelling Contacts With Second A400M

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has further expanded its capabilities as a tanker by successfully demonstrating air-to-air refuelling contacts with another A400M.More info: http://bit.ly/2fMXURz

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08 November 2016
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In the making Air Astana’s A320neo

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has become an operator of Airbus’ highly fuel-efficient A320neo (new engine option) jetliner. The A320neo is the world’s best-selling product line – continuing Airbus’ reputation for innovation with two new engine choices offered, along with Sharklet wingtip devices and the latest cabin enhancements. Watch the NEO “take shape” for Air Astana in this highlight video.

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22 October 2016
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Airbus: 10,000 aircraft deliveries and counting

With delivery of its 10,000th aircraft, Airbus has marked a major achievement that underscores the company’s evolution from a European upstart in the 1970s to a global market leader. This video illustrates Airbus’ growth over the past four decades, and also looks ahead to the future.

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22 October 2016
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Highlights: First A350 XWB delivery for Finnair

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.

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22 October 2016
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The A350-1000 Trent XWB-97 engine takes flight

The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 – which is the new engine for Airbus’ A350-1000 – successfully completed its first flight test on 5 November 2015, aboard the company’s dedicated A380 “Flying-Test-Bed” aircraft. This video clip highlights key moments from the milestone evaluation, which began from Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse and lasted approximately four hours.

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22 October 2016
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A320neo with Pratt & Whitney engines is certified

Airbus’ Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100G-JM-equipped A320neo (new engine option) version received dual Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on 24 November 2015. Relive the highlights of the rigorous flight test campaign, which accumulated over 1,070 flight test hours for three A320neo aircraft. The certification programme tested the aircraft’s airframe and systems well beyond design limits to ensure all air worthiness criteria were successfully met.

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22 October 2016
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Airbus’ A320neo receives double “seal of approval”

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.

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22 October 2016
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In the making: the first TAM Airlines A350 XWB

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.

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22 October 2016
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The year in review: Airbus' 2015 highlights adjusted

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.

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22 October 2016
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The A320neo Family: unbeatable fuel efficiency

The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus’ A320neo (new engine option) family, which is creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. Learn more about the game-changing product line with this video.

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22 October 2016
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Singapore Airlines A350 XWB in the making

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.

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21 October 2016
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A320neo takes to the skies with LEAP- 1A engines

The first A320neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight on 19 May 2015, with the aircraft taking off and landing in Toulouse, France. This video clip includes comments and insights from Airbus and CFM International officials, as well as members of the flight crew.

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21 October 2016
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Airbus delivers its first 242-tonne A330-300 variant to Delta Air Lines

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.

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21 October 2016
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Delivered: Delta Air Lines receives the first 242-tonne A330-300

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.

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21 October 2016
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Ready for delivery: Tunisair’s first A330

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.

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21 October 2016
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In the making: Vietnam Airlines’ first A350 XWB

The first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines takes shape in this video clip, which highlights the delivery of components, assembly, painting and other key production steps, and concludes with the milestone widebody jetliner in flight.

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