Wrapping up its best performance ever at a biennial Farnborough Airshow, Airbus logged new business for 496 aircraft – including 133 widebody jetliners with agreements involving the newly-launched A330neo and in-production A330ceo versions, along with the soon-to-enter-service A350 XWB.
Airbus is going the “Xtra” mile to ensure the A350 XWB’s successful service entry – developing its own “airline” – designated Airline 1 – to evaluate the A350 XWB in typical operating conditions.
The Xtra that makes a difference: Airbus’ busy flight test campaign for the A350 XWB’s service entry this year
Much can happen in a year. Just look at Airbus’ A350 XWB flight test and certification programme as proof.
A350 key to modernising Air Mauritius’ all Airbus long-haul fleet
Widebody excellence is a fundamental part of Airbus’ DNA, tracing its roots to the company’s origins and providing the most modern and comprehensive product line, consisting of its A330, A350 XWB and A380 families.
These jetliners are designed to serve all higher-capacity markets worldwide, a...
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