Flight envelope opened and key systems tests successfully performed
Airbus fleet will bring the airline into a new long haul future
As far as the visitors to the Paris Air Show were concerned, Airbus saved the best for last.
As part of its third test flight from Airbus’ Toulouse headquarters in southwestern France, the no. 1 A350 XWB headed north to offer a show-stopping performance in the skies above Le Bourget Airport today –...
466 Airbus aircraft orders & commitments across all product families;
A320neo Family retains 60 percent market share;
A350 XWB, A330 and A380 all continue to outsell the competition.
Persistent rainy weather throughout this week’s Paris Air Show did not dampen the event’s business environment for Airbus, which announced key wins across its entire product line for an impressive 466 new sales and commitments.
“The rain brought us some very good luck,” said John Leahy, Airbus Chie...