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Fabrice Brégier appointed Airbus Chief Operating Officer

Fabrice Brégier appointed Airbus Chief Operating Officer
31 October 2006 Press Release

Fabrice Brégier (45) has been appointed Airbus Chief Operating Officer (COO) with immediate effect by the EADS Board of Directors, while remaining a Member of the EADS Executive Committee. Together with Airbus CEO Louis Gallois, they will form the ?Airbus President's Office?.


Prior to assumin...

A380 begins technical route proving in final phase of certification process

31 October 2006 Press Release

The world's largest commercial airliner, the 555 seat Airbus A380, will start its technical route proving exercise on 13th November 2006 to carry out function and reliability tests at key airports around the world. This exercise is the last of the trials required for Type Certification, which i...

Shanghai Airlines becomes new Airbus customer by ordering five A321s

31 October 2006 Press Release

Shanghai Airlines has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of five A321s at the Zhuhai Airshow, making it a new Airbus customer and positioning the airline to become the 11th A320 family operator on the Chinese Mainland.


The five A321s are part of the 150 A320 family aircraft order...

Airbus A318 continues steep approach tests for compatibility approval at London City Airport

30 October 2006 Press Release

An Airbus A318 powered by CFM International CFM56-5 engines successfully performed a series of compatibility tests, including steep approaches, at London City Airport on Saturday 28th October, demonstrating the aircraft's good neighbour characteristics. The trials complement those previously ca...



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