Press releases

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

Asiana Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A380

26 May 2014 Press Release

11th operator of world’s largest and most efficient aircraft

CleanSky 2: Airbus leading Europe’s research & technology for future large commercial aircraft

21 May 2014 Press Release

• Underscoring Airbus’ industry leadership and commitment to innovation and R&T for the benefit of global air transport;

• Airbus’ to focus on the future fuselage and passenger cabin, the ‘cockpit of the future’, new propulsion systems and their integration.

Airbus Corporate Jets wins first in-service ACJ319 Sharklet retrofit

21 May 2014 Press Release

Sharklets save fuel and enhance appearance

Study shows mallee based jet fuel has firm roots

21 May 2014 Press Release

Biofuel from Australia’s mallee tree is viable and sustainable

Airbus Corporate Jets wins first in-service ACJ320 Sharklet retrofit

21 May 2014 Press Release

Sharklets save fuel and enhance appearance

Airbus wins ACJ320 order from Middle East customer

20 May 2014 Press Release

Aviation Link managing the aircraft

Aircraft serving Germany to nearly double by 2032

20 May 2014 Press Release

Germany remains top aviation market, but growth less than world average

First Airbus for Lion Group in final assembly

19 May 2014 Press Release

A320 for Lion Group’s full service unit Batik Air

Airbus performs its longest flight using sustainable jet fuel with KLM

16 May 2014 Press Release

A330-200 to support the ITAKA European programme for the use of biofuel

ILA Berlin Air Show 2014: Airbus to showcase cutting-edge products and innovations

14 May 2014 Press Release

First display of A350 XWB test aircraft at German Air Show

 

• Airbus’ all-new A350 stars in opening day, underlining widebody leadership

• Customer A380 and A400M complement fleet on display

Airbus highlights ACJ319 at EBACE

14 May 2014 Press Release

Capable cabin offers more options

VivaAerobus starts A320 operations in Mexico

14 May 2014 Press Release

Mexican low-cost carrier starts fleet transition, will become all-Airbus operator by 2016

Airbus supporting the world’s scientific community on climate research

12 May 2014 Press Release

Celebrates 20 years industry partnership gathering essential atmospheric data

- 20 years of non-stop in-flight measurements for a better scientific knowledge

- Several Airbus aircraft collecting worldwide atmospheric data daily.

- Over 41,000 commercial flights performed since 1994

 

Airbus’ first Family – the A300 – reaches 40

12 May 2014 Press Release

Airbus is proud to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the entry into service of its first aircraft – the A300B – operated by Air France as the launch customer.

Today leading the aviation industry, Airbus was focused at the very outset on innovation, by designing the A300B as the world’s first twin-e...

A350 XWB MSN004 successfully undertakes water ingestion tests at Istres

9 May 2014 Press Release

Airbus has successfully performed certification testing to demonstrate the A350 XWB’s ability to operate on wet runways. During these tests at Istres, France, the flight-test aircraft, MSN004, travelled through troughs containing at least 22mm of water depth, at a variety of speeds, starting at 60kt...

A350 XWB at McKinley Climatic Lab in Florida for more extreme weather tests

6 May 2014 Press Release

In order to go beyond certification requirements and testing to the extremes the first ever Airbus    A350 XWB to visit the United States, MSN (manufacturer’s serial number) 2 has arrived at McKinley Climatic Lab at Eglin Air Force base in northwest Florida. Over the next couple of we...

Royal Brunei Airlines selects the A320neo

5 May 2014 Press Release

Firm order for seven aircraft plus three options

Airbus Corporate Foundation, JetBlue and Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen send humanitarian aid to Haiti

18 April 2014 Press Release

Ten tonnes of medicine, sheets and blankets shipped on JetBlue A321

AirAsia to implement Airbus Managed Inventory service

15 April 2014 Press Release

• Automatically replenishing inventory levels at AirAsia facilities

• Guaranteeing parts availability and decreasing inventory stock levels

Airbus launches new version of ACJ319 corporate jet

14 April 2014 Press Release

Brings big-cabin comfort to broader market

China’s Tibet Airlines takes delivery of its first A319 with Sharklets

11 April 2014 Press Release

Wing-tip devices further enhance the A319’s superior high altitude performance

China’s Qingdao Airlines takes delivery of its first A320

10 April 2014 Press Release

Start-up airline chooses Airbus to launch operations

A350 XWB makes first touchdown in UK

10 April 2014 Press Release

Next generation Airbus flown in by British test pilot Frank Chapman

Airbus’ US A320 Final Assembly Line takes shape

10 April 2014 Press Release

Snapshot one year after ground-breaking in Mobile, Alabama

Airbus recognises cabin BFE suppliers’ customer support

8 April 2014 Press Release

Recognising suppliers for best in-service performance

Airbus expands the A350 XWB’s Catalogue offering for Economy with Recaro CL3710 seat

8 April 2014 Press Release

• Offering even more interior choices for A350 XWB operators

• Recaro introduces new seat model into the A350 XWB’s Catalogue

• Sogerma enriches the A350 XWB’s Premium Economy Seating offer

 

Airbus ACJ319 is exhibited at ABACE

8 April 2014 Press Release

Features modern design and large cabin

Skymark Airlines’ first A380 completes its maiden flight

8 April 2014 Press Release

Skymark Airlines’ first A380 has successfully made its maiden flight, following completion of the airframe assembly and system tests in Toulous...

Airbus creates coloring book to engage Mobile’s school children in aerospace industry

8 April 2014 Press Release

Airbus, the world-leading aircraft manufacturer, has authored a new coloring book about its A320 Family assembly line that is being constructed at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, in Mobile, Alabama. The book, entitled “Ready for Takeoff”, tells the story of the Airbus A320 aircraft and its assembly...

Airbus A350 XWB sets new standards in cabin design & development

7 April 2014 Press Release

Flight-test A350 XWB MSN002 unveiled its cabin interior

Airbus Chooses MAAS Aviation for Aircraft Paint Operation at Mobile Assembly Line

3 April 2014 Press Release

Construction of $13 million facility to begin second quarter 2014

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014:

2 April 2014 Press Release

Airbus showcases comfort without compromise

Visit Airbus at Hall 5, Stand B20 - from Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th April

First A380 for Asiana Airlines shines in full livery

27 March 2014 Press Release

The first A380 for Asiana Airlines was rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, marking the completion of its painting. The aircraft will then have completion of its cabin and enter a final phase of ground and flight tests in Hamburg, during which all cabin systems will be thoroughly tested, ...

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