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A380 sets world record for number of emergency slides deployed

27 June 2006 Press Release

The world's largest passenger aircraft set another record last week. 16 emergency slides were deployed at the same time using only the aircraft's battery power. This is the largest number of evacuation slides ever inflated simultaneously in any passenger aircraft.


The tests form part of a...

Airbus MRO Network welcomes Lufthansa Technik AG as new member

19 June 2006 Press Release

One of the world's largest and most experienced aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) providers, Lufthansa Technik AG, Germany, signed an agreement with Airbus to become a new member of the Airbus MRO Network. Lufthansa Technik AG, with its roots going back as far as the early fifties...

Airbus maintains target date for A380 certification and first delivery by year end, but announces shift in the production programme

13 June 2006 Press Release


Airbus has informed its customers today that a review of the A380 programme has shown that the delivery schedule will undergo a shift of six to seven months due to production ramp-up issues. In parallel, Airbus confirmed to its customers the satisfactory progress of the flight test campaign, ...

Stumpf Group becomes new Airbus ACJ customer

13 June 2006 Press Release

Austria-based Stumpf Group, internationally renowned for its industrial and real-estate investments, is to acquire an Airbus ACJ, becoming a new customer.


Stumpf Group's activities encompass major shareholdings in a number of corporations, including global leaders that are enabling products su...



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