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Discover the aeronautical professions: Lycée Airbus Open Day on Saturday February 22

13 February 2014 Press Release

Registration for the 2014 academic year starts on February 15, 2014 – Opening of an Examination Centre for students in Reunion Island

Aerolíneas Argentinas places order for four A330-200s

13 February 2014 Press Release

Aerolíneas Argentinas has signed a purchase agreement for four Airbus A330-200s to renew and consolidate their widebody fleet. Aerolíneas Argentinas will announce the engine selection at a later date.

Argentina’s flagship carrier will deploy the new A330 aircraft for medium and long haul routes fro...

THAI Smile extends its Airbus’ Flight Hour Services contract to 20 A320 aircraft

13 February 2014 Press Release

Securing the highest service level

Asian passengers shaping long haul economy air travel

13 February 2014 Press Release

New research shows comfort is key to Asian passengers

Airbus and Satair open new Singapore centre

12 February 2014 Press Release

Serving the airline and MRO customers in the Asia-Pacific region

Airbus and SIA to establish flight training centre in Singapore

12 February 2014 Press Release

Airbus and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a flight training joint venture in Singapore.

Airbus ProSky opens new offices in Singapore

12 February 2014 Press Release

A step towards Air Traffic Management (ATM) modernization in Asia-Pacific

Amedeo firms up order for 20 A380s

12 February 2014 Press Release

New market opportunities for the A380

Airbus Americas Posts First Manufacturing Jobs for Mobile Assembly Line

11 February 2014 Press Release

First job openings for manufacturing activities include Aircraft Mechanics, Cabin Installers, Aircraft Electricians

VietJetAir finalises major A320 Family order

11 February 2014 Press Release

Airline to acquire up 100 Airbus single aisle aircraft

Asia-Pacific needs 11,000 aircraft over the next 20 years

11 February 2014 Press Release

Includes 4,100 widebodies for the world’s fastest growing market

Aeroflot becomes first Russian airline with Sharklet equipped A320

10 February 2014 Press Release

Aeroflot, Russian national carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with sharklets, becoming the first in Russia to benefit from these new fuel saving wing tip devices. Aeroflot’s A320, powered by CFM56 engines, features a comfortable two class cabin, seating 158 passengers wi...

Airbus and A*STAR to establish new R&T activities in Singapore

10 February 2014 Press Release

Revolutionary Big Data Analytics technology to accelerate innovation at Airbus

A350 XWB makes its Singapore début

10 February 2014 Press Release

Passes 1000 flight test hours milestone

A350 XWB makes debut at Doha

5 February 2014 Press Release

First service readiness checks at Qatar Airways’ new hub

Benoit Defforge is named Managing Director of Airbus Corporate Jets

5 February 2014 Press Release

Responsible for all Airbus corporate jet activity

Airbus Posts Supply Chain and IT Jobs for Assembly Line in Mobile

4 February 2014 Press Release

Seeking Supply Chain Surveillance Coordinator, IT Manager and IT Specialists

Airbus to have major presence at Singapore Airshow

4 February 2014 Press Release

• showcasing cabin comfort and innovation

• demonstrating A350 XWB and widebody leadership

First-hand A350 XWB experience

4 February 2014 Press Release

Qatar Airways CEO in Toulouse

A350 XWB MSN3 completes cold weather testing in Iqaluit Canada

28 January 2014 Press Release

Airbus’ A350 XWB MSN3 development aircraft with a team of 48 Airbus specialists has completed cold weather trials at Iqaluit, Canada. Temperatures reached down to -28°C. The scope of the trials included: APU and engine starts after cold soak; verifying system behaviour; low-speed taxi and rejected t...

Airbus welcomes A380 operations in India

27 January 2014 Press Release

Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation approves A380 operations in India

Airbus forms a sustainable fuel Centre of Excellence in Malaysia

27 January 2014 Press Release

Partnership aims to promote local production of sustainable jet fuels

Airbus Mobile Assembly Line’s First Building Taking Shape

23 January 2014 Press Release

Milestone reached with final truss lifted into place

A350 XWB to take centre stage at Singapore Airshow

23 January 2014 Press Release

First full air show display for world’s most modern mid-size widebody

Asiana Airlines signs FHS Components contract with Airbus for its A380 fleet

23 January 2014 Press Release

Securing the highest service level for daily A380 operations

First Manufacturing Employees for Airbus Assembly Line in Mobile, Alabama, start training in Hamburg, Germany

16 January 2014 Press Release

The first group of employees who will support the production processes for Airbus’ U.S.-based A320 Family assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, reported for their on-the-job-training in Hamburg this week. Over the next months, the manufacturing engineers, station managers and a quality manager will work...

Airbus Americas Seeking Second Group of Liaison Engineers for Mobile Assembly Line

15 January 2014 Press Release

• Liaison Engineer-Installation

• Liaison Engineer-Structure

• Liaison Engineer-Systems

Airbus sets new records in orders, deliveries and backlog

13 January 2014 Press Release

Market lead in widebody and single aisle aircraft

New Airbus aircraft list prices for 2014

13 January 2014 Press Release

Price adjustment for Airbus’ modern, fuel-efficient aircraft Family

A350 XWB passes ultimate load wing test

13 January 2014 Press Release

Another step on the road towards certification for the A350 XWB

Skymark Airlines’ first A380 has started final assembly in Toulouse, following painting and delivery of tailplane from Hamburg

13 January 2014 Press Release

The vertical tailplane (VTP) for the first A380 for Skymark Airlines has been painted with the Japanese airline’s logo at Airbus’ facilities in Hamburg and transported by Beluga to Toulouse, where final assembly of the aircraft is now underway. This paves the way for completion and subsequent delive...

A350 XWB in Bolivia for high altitude testing

9 January 2014 Press Release

The A350 XWB development aircraft, MSN3, is in Bolivia where it will perform a series of tests at the high altitude airfields of Cochabamba and La Paz. Cochabamba is around 8,300 feet above sea level, and La Paz is one of the world’s highest airports at 13,300 feet. 

Operations at such high al...

A350 MSN2 rolls out of paint hangar with special 'Carbon' livery

2 January 2014 Press Release

Will also be the first to fly with full passenger cabin for 'Early Long Flights'

Zhejiang Loong Airlines firms up order for 20 A320 Family aircraft

30 December 2013 Press Release

Airline becomes new Airbus customer and operator

Emirates Airline firms up order for 50 additional A380s

23 December 2013 Press Release

Total order rises to 140 A380s

Air Caraïbes commits to six A350XWBs

20 December 2013 Press Release

Air Caraïbes places firm order for three A350-1000s and will lease a further three A350-900s from ILFC.

AirAsia X orders 25 more A330-300s

18 December 2013 Press Release

Airline embarks on major expansion with popular Airbus widebody

Airbus signs MoU with Honeywell and Safran to develop electric taxiing solution for the A320 Family

18 December 2013 Press Release

• Projected fuel savings and CO2 reductions up to four per cent per trip

• Providing A320 Family operators autonomy from pushback tractors

• Taxiing-related carbon and NOx emissions cut by more than half

 

Asiana Airlines’ first Airbus A380 performs its maiden flight

16 December 2013 Press Release

Asiana Airlines’ first A380 has successfully completed its maiden flight. The A380 flew on Friday from Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse, France to the aircraft manufacturer’s site in Hamburg, Germany, where it will undergo painting and cabin furnishing.

Asiana Airlines will become the twelfth operato...

Philippine Airlines and Airbus Corporate Foundation coordinate fourth humanitarian flight for typhoon Haiyan victims

10 December 2013 Press Release

One month after Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, struck the Philippines, thousands of people are still left homeless and without food or water.

Since the disaster happened in early November this year, Airbus’ Corporate Foundation has coordinated three relief and goodwill

Kuwait Airways to buy ten A350-900 and fifteen A320neo Family aircraft

9 December 2013 Press Release

Fleet development based on the super-efficient A350 XWB and A320 Families

First Sharklet production retrofit completed for Turkish Airlines

6 December 2013 Press Release

Marking the first retrofit achieved on an A321 aircraft in Europe

Airbus Signs Agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5 December 2013 Press Release

Airbus has signed a research agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the use of digital manufacturing in aerospace. Working with Neil Gershenfeld, director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) and his team, the aircraft manufacturer will evaluate how the digital...

Airbus Corporate Foundation and Aviation Sans Frontières send clothing and school supplies to Thailand on THAI’s newest A380

2 December 2013 Press Release

Clothes for children and paper, pads and pens shipped to Bangkok

Airbus Corporate Foundation coordinates third humanitarian flight to the Philippines to support relief operations for Haiyan victims

28 November 2013 Press Release

After Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, struck the Philippines beginning of November, the country is still in great need, with thousands of people remaining homeless and without food or water.

After a relief flight from Toulouse with an Airbus A340 test aircraft, and a second one...

Aircraft required to serve Brazilian market to nearly triple by 2032

26 November 2013 Press Release

Region’s largest market represents 35 percent of Latin America’s air traffic

Airbus wins 160 orders and commitments worth US$44 billion at Dubai

20 November 2013 Press Release

Biggest Dubai Airshow ever for Airbus

Airbus Corporate Foundation, Emirates Airline, and Action Against Hunger partner to deliver humanitarian cargo

20 November 2013 Press Release

Relief for malnutrition shipped to Dubai on Emirates’ 38th A380

Air Algérie orders three A330 passenger aircraft

19 November 2013 Press Release

Air Algérie has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for three A330-200 passenger aircraft as part of the carrier’s continued growth plans. This order has been placed at Dubai Airshow 2013.

The new aircraft will be deployed on medium and long haul routes from the Air Algérie hub in Algeria. Air Alg...

Emirates to implement Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) Service

19 November 2013 Press Release

Automatically replenishing inventory levels at Emirates’ facilities

Guaranteeing parts availability & decreasing inventory stock levels

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