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Airbus’ next-generation A350 XWB takes centre stage on Day 1 of the Paris Air Show

15 June 2015 Headline news

The world’s most modern commercial jetliner – the A350 XWB – kicked off the 2015 International Paris Air Show in style – “wowing” crowds at Le Bourget Airport just as it is impressing a growing number of passengers around the globe in commercial service.

Highlighting the A350 XWB’s major presence a...

Rolling out the red carpet: Preparations underway for Airbus’ major presence at the Paris Air Show

14 June 2015 Headline news

Airbus’ “stars of the show” are already lining up as the company is ready to highlight its market-leading commercial jetliners and continuous innovation at the aerospace industry’s oldest and largest gathering. 

The Airbus A350 XWB and A380 are expected today at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, ...

Airbus’ Fly Your Ideas student challenge attracts more diversity than ever before

2 June 2015 Headline news

Diversity is a key driver of innovation, so it’s no surprise that Airbus’ latest student challenge – Fly Your Ideas 2015, which sought innovative new concepts to help shape the future of aviation – featured the most diverse line-up of participants in this global competition’s history.

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Delta Air Lines receives its first 242-tonne A330-300

1 June 2015 Headline news

The introduction of the first increased maximum take-off weight A330-300 version into Delta Air Lines’ fleet demonstrates the success of Airbus’ incremental development strategy. This new aircraft will further enhance Delta Air Lines’ long-range international operations, and marks a new step in sign...

10 years in the skies: the A380’s numbers add up

27 April 2015 Headline news

Wherever it flies, the A380 continues to be an impressive sight as the jetliner’s route network expands to a growing number of destinations around the globe.


Ten years after the first take-off on 27 April 2005, Airbus’ A380 has clearly established itself as the world’s favourite Very Large Aircra...

At 10 years young, the A380 continues to “spread its love” for passengers and airline operators alike

16 April 2015 Headline news

When the A380 performed its maiden flight 10 years ago this month, it was clear that Airbus was once again shaping the future of air transportation.   


A decade later, the company’s vision and passion for aviation are keeping the A380 at the forefront – providing a very large jetliner t...

Improving performance with incremental innovation: The first enhanced 242-tonne A330 variant is granted EASA airworthiness approval

1 April 2015 Headline news

Underscoring the company’s philosophy for incremental innovation across its product line in order to meet ever-changing market needs, Airbus marked a key programme milestone with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of the first 242-tonne maximum take-off weight A330-300 variant.


Airbus BizLAb, from innovation to business

13 March 2015 Headline news

Airbus launched its first BizLab aerospace accelerator on 9 March. The 700m2 Toulouse facility is the first in a start-up-nurturing network that will extend to Hamburg and Bangalore. BizLab provides bright ideas with resources and support to take them to market faster. Guests at the inauguration hea...

Airbus in 2014 and beyond: “Delivering on commitments, preparing the future”

13 January 2015 Headline news

Airbus has set its sights on another busy year of commercial and industrial activity, having delivered on its commitments in 2014 – during which it achieved a new aircraft delivery milestone, attained an industry record backlog, and marked new progress toward a more agile and rapid-reacting organisa...

Innovation in motion: Airbus’ A330 increased maximum takeoff weight version completes its first flight

12 January 2015 Headline news

The newest evolution in Airbus’ market-leading widebody jetliner product line – the A330 with an increased 242-tonne maximum takeoff weight capability – is another step closer to entering service later this year after its successful maiden flight.  

Taking off from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport tod...





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