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Finnair orders A350s and A340s for future long-haul fleet

30 March 2006 Press Release

Finnair has firmed up its decision to acquire the A350 by signing a firm contract for the purchase of nine Airbus A350-900s. The Finnish carrier also has options for four additional aircraft. Finnair had initially announced its intention to modernise and increase its long range capacity with the new...

CSA Czech Airlines takes delivery of its first new A320

30 March 2006 Press Release

The Czech national carrier CSA Czech Airlines took delivery of its first directly purchased A320 during a ceremony in Toulouse today. The delivery is the first of 12 aircraft included in CSA's purchase contract last year for the six A319s and six A320s, and follows the delivery of aircraft from...

Authorities approve A380 successful evacuation trial

29 March 2006 Press Release

The European Aviation and Safety Agency (EASA) and the American Federal Aviation Administration, FAA gave their "seal of approval" to the successful A380 evacuation trial performed at Airbus' site in Hamburg, Germany, on Sunday, 26th March, during which 853 passengers and 20 crew members left t...

A380 successfully completes evacuation test

A380 successfully completes evacuation test
26 March 2006 Press Release

Airbus successfully completed the passenger evacuation trial on development A380 MSN7, paving the way for the Authorities to certify the aircraft in time for delivery by the end of 2006. During the trial, all of the 873 participants were able to leave the aircraft and reach ground within the 90 seco...



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