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Airbus A350 XWB completes its Route Proving World Tour

14 August 2014 Press Release

On track towards Type Certification in Q3 this year

Airbus chooses AIDC as new supplier for best-selling A320 Family

14 August 2014 Press Release

Taiwanese corporation to supply composite panels for aft belly fairing

The A350 XWB arrives in Sao Paulo for the first time ever

7 August 2014 Press Release

The world’s newest, most modern and efficient aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, made its Brazilian debut, arriving at Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), in Sao Paulo, on Wednesday, 6th August.

The aircraft, MSN 005, is one of five A350 XWB prototypes used to perform comprehensive flight test and ...

The A350 XWB arrives in Santiago for the first time ever

7 August 2014 Press Release

World tour in final phase of testing to reach certification

The A350 XWB makes its debut in New Zealand

6 August 2014 Press Release

World tour in final phase of testing to reach certification

The A350 XWB makes its debut in Australia

5 August 2014 Press Release

World tour is final phase of testing to reach certification

The A350 XWB arrived in Johannesburg for the first time ever

4 August 2014 Press Release

The world’s newest, most modern and efficient aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, has just wrapped up its successful African debut, leaving at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport this morning on its next test flight to Sydney, Australia. 

The aircraft, MSN 005, is one of five A350 XWB p...

IAG firms up for 8 Airbus A350-900

1 August 2014 Press Release

World’s most modern Widebody airliner joins Iberia’s long-haul fleet

ANA Holdings firms up order for A320neo Family

31 July 2014 Press Release

ANA to become first A320neo operator in Japan

One Year of Success with Airbus Managed Inventory for Latin America MRO Aeroman

30 July 2014 Press Release

Aeroman, an El Salvador based Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operation, is celebrating its first successful year of operating the Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) service. AMI ensures the optimised replenishment of high-usage, non-repairable parts at the customers’ facilities, guaranteeing part...

Airbus terminates purchase order with Skymark Airlines for A380s

29 July 2014 Press Release

Following discussions with Skymark Airlines and in light of the airline’s expressed intentions in respect of the A380, Airbus has in accordance with its contractual rights, notified Skymark Airlines that the purchase order for the six A380s signed in 2011 has been terminated. Airbus is reserving all...

A350 XWB arrives in Hong Kong for the first time ever

28 July 2014 Press Release

The world’s newest, most modern and efficient aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, landed for the very first time at Hong International Airport (HKAI) earlier today.

The aircraft, MSN 005, is one of five A350 prototypes used to perform comprehensive flight test and development trials. The aircraft has to...

The A350 XWB embarks on final certification phase

24 July 2014 Press Release

World route proving tour to visit 14 cities

Hawaiian Airlines to order six A330-800neo aircraft

23 July 2014 Press Release

First U.S. airline to join launch list for new aircraft type

A350 XWB MSN001 successfully conducted ‘Maximum Energy Rejected Take-Off’ test

22 July 2014 Press Release

Airbus has successfully performed the ‘Maximum Energy Rejected Take-Off’ (MERTO) test with the A350 MSN001 on the morning of Saturday 19th July at Istres Air Force Base in France. MERTO, which follows on from the previous ‘High Energy Rejected Take-Off’ (HERTO) preparation test conducted by MSN001 t...

Airbus wins business worth more than $75 billion for 496 aircraft at Farnborough Air Show 2014 – a new Airbus record at Farnborough

17 July 2014 Press Release

• Customers endorse newly launched A330neo with 121 commitments;

• A320neo Family continues to outpace the competition with 317 orders

• Airbus achieves the 3,000th A320neo Family order during the show

Transaero Airlines commits to 20 A330s

17 July 2014 Press Release

First A330neo launch customer in Europe

Hong Kong Aviation Capital orders 70 A320neo Family aircraft

17 July 2014 Press Release

Lessor confirms strong market demand for the efficient A320neo Family

Airbus, British Airways, Heathrow and NATS partner for ‘Quieter Flights’

16 July 2014 Press Release

Industry initiative to study noise reduction procedures

Air Mauritius orders six A350 XWB

16 July 2014 Press Release

A350 key to modernising Air Mauritius’ all Airbus long-haul fleet

Airbus recognises suppliers for best in-service performance

16 July 2014 Press Release

Supplier Support Rating award winners judged by 111 Airbus operators

AirAsia X to order 50 A330neo

15 July 2014 Press Release

Launch customer for new version of best-selling widebody

Airbus A320neo surpasses 3,000 firm orders

15 July 2014 Press Release

Ongoing success for the newest member of Airbus’ Single Aisle Family

Avolon signs commitment for 15 A330neo aircraft

15 July 2014 Press Release

Becomes launch customer for the new Airbus Widebody aircraft

CIT commits to order 15 A330neo and 5 A321ceo aircraft

15 July 2014 Press Release

A330neo momentum builds, A321 on-going market hit

BOC Aviation orders an additional 43 A320 Family aircraft

15 July 2014 Press Release

Confirms A320 Family continues to be favourite with lessors worldwide

SMBC Aviation Capital orders 115 A320 Family aircraft

15 July 2014 Press Release

Lessors strengthens portfolio with world’s fastest selling aircraft

AerCap firms up order for 50 A320neo Family aircraft

14 July 2014 Press Release

Strong appeal of fuel-efficient A320neo continues to attract lessors worldwide

Air Lease Corporation signs for 25 A330neo and 60 A321neo

14 July 2014 Press Release

Leading lessor announces first commitment for A330neo

A330neo: Powering into the next decade

14 July 2014 Press Release

Building on the proven economics, versatility and high reliability of the hugely popular A330, the A330-800neo and A330-900neo launched in July 2014 will reduce fuel consumption by a further 14% per seat compared with today’s A330, making them the most cost efficient, medium range widebody aircraft ...

IAG orders 20 A320neo Family aircraft

14 July 2014 Press Release

Aircraft are intended for operation by British Airways

Airbus launches the A330neo

14 July 2014 Press Release

Adds new members to its market-leading Widebody Family

Emirates takes delivery of its 50th Airbus A380

10 July 2014 Press Release

41 tonnes of relief goods on board this ferry flight.

Airbus’ first A320neo reaches completion

1 July 2014 Press Release

Gearing up to first flight in September 2014

Airbus’ leading wide-body aircraft Family on show at Farnborough

1 July 2014 Press Release

The A350 XWB takes centre stage with UK airshow debut

Airbus hosts the third edition of “Carnet de Vol Alternance”

23 June 2014 Press Release

Job dating days for some 350 Airbus apprentices

A350 XWB test fleet now complete: ‘MSN005’ – the fifth and final flight-test aircraft takes to the skies

20 June 2014 Press Release

With the first flight today of A350 MSN005, the five-strong development fleet is now complete. Being the second passenger cabin-equipped A350 and tasked with route proving and ETOPS validation, MSN005 embodies the operationally defin...

Airbus and the CESI training organisation sign a partnership agreement.

19 June 2014 Press Release

Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer worldwide, and CESI, the training and higher education group, have reached a partnership agreement in the areas of training that is designed to develop and strengthen their relations.

This collaboration is organised along the

A350 XWB completes hot weather testing in Al Ain

18 June 2014 Press Release

Focussing on engines and systems performance in hot weather conditions

Airbus launches the fourth edition of its Fly Your Ideas challenge

17 June 2014 Press Release

Exploring new concepts and solutions of future aviation through co-innovation

Monte Belger Named President of Metron Aviation

13 June 2014 Press Release

Metron Aviation has announced that Monte Belger has been appointed President of Metron Aviation. Mr. Belger has a long, successful career in the aviation industry and was most recently Vice President of Industry Relations at the Dulles, Virginia-based company. 

Belger joined Metron in 2011 in ...

Volaris selects Airbus as Flight Training provider

13 June 2014 Press Release

Airbus to open its first flight training centre in Latin America

Lion Group’s first Airbus aircraft rolls out of paintshop

12 June 2014 Press Release

A320 for Lion Group’s full service unit Batik Air revealed in its full livery.

Wizz Air takes delivery of its 50th Airbus A320 in Toulouse

11 June 2014 Press Release

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost - low fare airline, has taken delivery from Airbus of its 50th A320 Airbus aircraft during a special ceremony in Toulouse, France, taking the total of its A320 fleet to 52. The carrier was one of the first Eastern European Airlines to take ...

Airbus and Emirates Airline agree to cancel A350 XWB order

11 June 2014 Press Release

Airbus confirms that Emirates Airline has decided to cancel its order of 70 A350 XWB aircraft*. The decision follows on-going discussions with the airline in light of their fleet requirement review, as demonstrated by their order of 50 additional A380 at the last Dubai Airshow and their continuous i...

First passengers experience A350 XWB

4 June 2014 Press Release

Airbus confirms A350 XWB maturity in typical airline operating conditions

Airbus provides insights into billionaire buying habits

3 June 2014 Press Release

Corporate jets are a lifestyle enabler

Delta Places Order for 15 A321ceo aircraft

2 June 2014 Press Release

Efficient aircraft will replace retiring jets

Airbus A350XWB embarks on Early Long Flights in typical operating conditions, with airline crew and Airbus employee passengers

2 June 2014 Press Release

The Airbus A350 XWB has started a campaign of Early Long Flights with cabin crew and passengers. The A350 (MSN 002) test aircraft equipped with cabin, took off on the first of two Early Long Flights from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at 09.20hrs (local). The two flights will be operated in a real airline...

Air New Zealand selects A320neo Family to modernise single aisle fleet

1 June 2014 Press Release

A321neo and A320neo maximises flexibility, efficiency and range

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