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Airbus completes first test flight with alternative fuel on civil aircraft

Airbus completes first test flight with alternative fuel on civil aircraft
1 February 2008 Press Release

An Airbus A380 aircraft has successfully completed the world?s first ever flight by a commercial aircraft using a liquid fuel processed from gas (Gas to Liquids - GTL) in the first stage of a test flight programme to evaluate the environmental impact of alternative fuels in the airline market. The...

Airbus A380 commences alternative fuel test flight programme

Airbus A380 commences alternative fuel test flight programme
1 February 2008 Press Release

 On Friday, February 1st, 2008, the Airbus A380 will launch the company?s alternative fuel research programme by becoming the first commercial aircraft to fly with a synthetic liquid fuel processed from gas (Gas to Liquids ? GTL) in a three hour flight between Filton, UK and Toulouse, France.

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Harald Wilhelm appointed Chief Financial Officer

1 February 2008 Press Release

Harald Wilhelm has been appointed Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, replacing Hans-Peter Ring, who will remain Chief Financial Officer of the EADS group. Until now, Harald Wilhelm was Chief Controlling Officer and deputy to the Chief Financial Officer as from January 2007. Prior to this...

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH announces repeat order for A320 Family aircraft

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH announces repeat order for A320 Family aircraft
31 January 2008 Press Release

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH today announces a follow-on order for additional nine A320 Family aircraft. The order will raise NIKI?s fleet to 20 A320 Family aircraft. The successful Vienna-based low cost carrier NIKI will employ the new Airbus jets on routes to European cities and holiday destinations. The a...

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