Press releases

Airbus launches new VIP widebody cabin-concept

20 October 2014 Press Release

Introduces a new way to greater capacity, comfort and capability

Airbus to adjust A330 production rate to nine a month

17 October 2014 Press Release

Transition towards A330neo

Qatar Airways’ first A350 XWB completes its maiden flight

16 October 2014 Press Release

First customer aircraft takes to the sky

Airbus ACJ319 highlights trend to larger cabins at NBAA

16 October 2014 Press Release

Giving customers more comfort and space in the sky

EASA certifies A350 XWB for up to 370 minute ETOPS

15 October 2014 Press Release

. First new airliner ever to be approved before EIS for “ETOPS Beyond 180 minutes”

. Includes an option for up to 370 minute maximum diversion time, for the most efficient, reliable and direct long-range routings of any two-engined aircraft.

Airbus opens its doors to schoolgirls: “Elles du Futur - Girls for the Future of Aeronautics”

15 October 2014 Press Release

Discovering aeronautical professions

IndiGo signs MoU for 250 A320neo aircraft

15 October 2014 Press Release

Important endorsement for Airbus’ leading single aisle aircraft Family

VietJetAir’s first A320 on order from Airbus enters final assembly

13 October 2014 Press Release

Final assembly of VietJetAir’s first A320 on order from Airbus is now underway in Toulouse, France. This is the first of up to 100 of the best-selling single aisle aircraft that will be acquired by the airline under a deal finalised in February this year. 

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Airbus-China partnership keeps growing

10 October 2014 Press Release

Letter of Intent on wide-body cooperation

China Aviation Supplies (CAS) opts for 70 A320 Family aircraft

10 October 2014 Press Release

An important endorsement for Airbus’ single aisle Family

Global Airbus and GEDC award applauds initiatives that bring diversity to engineering

9 October 2014 Press Release

Three finalists selected including a candidate from Australia and two from the US.

Spring Airlines to become the first customer for Sharklet retrofit in China

9 October 2014 Press Release

China’s first LCC invests in new technologies for fuel-saving

Airbus readies A350 XWB for first customer Qatar Airways

2 October 2014 Press Release

Inaugural delivery scheduled before year end

First A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines enters final assembly

30 September 2014 Press Release

Final assembly of the first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines has begun at the Roger Béteille Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.

Scheduled for delivery in mid-2015, the aircraft will see Vietnam Airlines become the first Asian airline to fly the A350 XWB and the second operator in the world...

Airbus A350-900 receives EASA Type Certification

30 September 2014 Press Release

Major milestone achieved on time, on cost and on quality

A380 ‎first aircraft in Etihad Airways’ fleet to display new livery

26 September 2014 Press Release

For the first time, Etihad Airways unveiled its all-new livery design on its first Airbus A380 at a special ceremony at the Airbus site in Hamburg‎, Germany.

 The airline’s first flagship aircraft‎ will now go through its final phase of cabin furnishing, followed by groun...

First A320neo successfully completes first flight

25 September 2014 Press Release

 

· Kicking off a 3,000 hour flight test programme

· Paving the way for entry into airline service in the 4th quarter of 2015

First A320neo takes off for its first flight

25 September 2014 Press Release

The first A320neo to fly has lifted off at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France at 12 noon local time. The aircraft is flown by Airbus Experimental Test Pilots Philippe Pellerin and Etienne Miche de Malleray. Accompanying them in the cockpit are Test-Flight Engineer Je...

Emerging markets and Urbanisation driving air traffic growth

24 September 2014 Press Release

Over 31,000 new aircraft required in the next 20 years, worth US$4.6 trillion

A320neo Family sets new standards with 20% reduced fuel burn

23 September 2014 Press Release

A result of Airbus’ latest cabin innovations reinforced by further engine enhancements

Airbus Americas seeking next group of Liaison Engineers for Mobile Assembly Line

22 September 2014 Press Release

• Liaison Systems Engineer-Powerplant & Mechanical

• Liaison Systems Engineer-Cabin Systems

• Liaison Engineer-Structure

IAG converts eight A330-200 options into firm orders

22 September 2014 Press Release

Iberia to become new operator of the efficient A330-200

A350 XWB takes centre stage at Istanbul airshow 2014

19 September 2014 Press Release

Airbus products support the fast growing Turkish market

 

 

easyJet orders 27 more A320 aircraft

18 September 2014 Press Release

A320 Family delivers the best operating costs and passenger comfort

Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo

17 September 2014 Press Release

Successful A320 operations expand with eco-efficient NEOs

Lufthansa Group orders 10 A320ceo aircraft for Eurowings

17 September 2014 Press Release

Eurowings to become new A320 operator

Qatar Airways flies into a new era of travel with delivery of its first A380

17 September 2014 Press Release

World’s flagship aircraft takes Gulf airline to new heights with innovative solutions and bespoke design

Airbus launches new pivoting overhead carry-on stowage bins for A320 Family with order from Delta Air Lines

16 September 2014 Press Release

A320 Family non-stop cabin innovation: offering passengers the greatest overhead stowage volume per passenger of any single-aisle airliner

Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace launch “Space-Flex v2” cabin option

16 September 2014 Press Release

• Providing A320 Family operators with increased galley capacity while offering up to six extra seats for higher-density seating;

• Offers a lavatory for “Persons with Reduced Mobility” (PRM) capability.

Sen. Sherrod Brown, Rep. Mike Turner, Airbus and the National Composite Center host procurement conference to bolster Ohio’s aerospace iIndustry

15 September 2014 Press Release

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, David Williams, Vice President of Procurement for Airbus Americas, and the National Composite Center (NCC) today co-hosted a procurement conference for Ohio business representatives and state officials to promote and facilitate increased business...

Beluga celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first flight

12 September 2014 Press Release

Flight hours per aircraft have since doubled and will do so again by 2017

Airbus to Open Flight Training Center in Monterrey

12 September 2014 Press Release

VivaAerobus selects Airbus as Flight Training provider

Airbus showcases innovations and passenger comfort at Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) 2014 Expo

12 September 2014 Press Release

• Explore the Airbus comfort standard

• High-definition video A380, A350 XWB, A330 & A320 cabin walkthroughs

• Latest A320, A330neo, A350 XWB and A380 cabin updates

 

Visit Airbus at: Stand # 1438, Tuesday 16th – Thursday 18th September

Dedicated Media Briefing & announcements: Tuesday 16th @ ...

Airbus establishes flight operations documentation centre in Bangkok

10 September 2014 Press Release

Subsidiary to produce standard manuals and customisation services

Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Systems, The National Aerospace Centre, and Airbus to research use of fuel cells for commercial airliners

2 September 2014 Press Release

A new chapter has been opened in the quest to make commercial air transport more environmentally and economically sustainable, with the agreement by Airbus and South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre to jointly fund research by Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) into the application of fuel cells on airl...

Airbus ACJ319 offers largest cabin at Jet Expo

2 September 2014 Press Release

Delivers more of what customers want

Aegean Airlines adds two additional aircraft to its previous A320ceo order

28 August 2014 Press Release

Now seven new aircraft to join the all-Airbus single aisle fleet

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

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