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Etihad Airways is honoured for its reliable A380 operations

14 April 2016 Feature story

Airbus has recognised United Arab Emirates flag carrier Etihad Airways with a prestigious award for delivering the best-ever operational reliability performance in the first year of A380 operations. 

The Etihad Airways A380 fleet recorded an impressive 99.8 per cent operational reliability rat...

Landing within the runway length using Airbus’ ROPS alert system

13 April 2016 Feature story

Airbus’ innovative Runway Overrun Protection System (ROPS) is proving its usefulness in daily airline service around the world, and will be further enhanced with additional functionality based on operational experience.

Introduced on the A380 in 2009 – and now available on all in-production Airbus ...

“Smart glasses” show the future of Airbus’ innovative aircraft cabins

11 April 2016 Feature story

Airbus is providing immersive experiences with the company’s passenger cabins of tomorrow – leveraging “smart glasses” that integrate state-of-the-art 3D data technology for virtual, interactive tours of future aircraft interiors and their advanced functionalities. 

“Visits” with smart glasses...

A winner for all: The A380 helps airports, passengers and airlines stay ahead at busy hubs

8 April 2016 Feature story

Airbus’ A380 is making its mark on the world’s busiest hubs – opening up new opportunities for these airports, as well as their passengers and airlines – with the aircraft’s unmatched spaciousness, efficiency and comfort.

Currently operating at some 50 destinations, the double-deck, 544-seat-capaci...

Award-winning customer satisfaction: Airbus honours cabin suppliers at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2016

6 April 2016 Feature story

Airbus spotlighted the suppliers of Buyer-Furnished-Equipment (BFE) for its jetliner cabin interiors, acknowledging those companies that achieved notable customer satisfaction levels in 2015 with awards given to these top performers during this week’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany.&nbs...

Airbus Middle East: Serving operators in a dynamic air transport market

31 March 2016 Feature story

In serving one of the fastest-growing air transport regions worldwide, the Dubai-based Airbus Middle East organisation has seen a major growth in the numbers of Airbus-built jetliners flown by key operators throughout its area of responsibility. 

Airbus Middle East covers all aspects of the ai...

“Lining up” for innovation: A new non-destructive testing tool takes off with the Airbus A350 XWB

30 March 2016 Feature story

An easy-to-use testing tool for inspecting the composite airframe of Airbus’ popular A350 XWB jetliner has become a commercial success itself, with key airline customers ordering the device to support their daily operations. 

Named the Line Tool, this ultrasound system is used to inspect an A3...

Airbus highlights its market leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean

29 March 2016 Feature story

Airbus’ presence at this week’s FIDAE 2016 air show in Chile underscores the company’s leading presence in Latin America and the Caribbean, with more than 600 jetliners in operation and market share of 65 per cent based on the to-be-delivered aircraft backlog.

Rafael Alonso, the Airbus head in Lati...

The customer welcome reaches new heights at Airbus’ A320 Family final assembly facility in Germany

24 March 2016 Feature story

Airbus is further improving the welcome for airline customer personnel who monitor the build-up of A320 Family aircraft at its final assembly facilities around the world, with the latest initiative being a new SkyLounge meeting point at the Hamburg-Finkenwerder site in northern Germany. 

Outfi...

Airbus and India: A growing industrial cooperation

15 March 2016 Feature story

India is playing an increasingly important industrial role for Airbus as this country’s air transportation market continues to grow. 

Airbus’ cooperation with India offers the benefits of cost-competitiveness and a highly-skilled workforce, and is fully aligned with Prime Minister Narendra Mod...

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