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Airbus top management team confirmed

12 September 2007 Press Release

Two weeks after his arrival in Toulouse, Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Enders has appointed his top management team.

The new Airbus Executive Committee (EC) will comprise nine members, three less than previously. Confirmed EC Members are Chief Operating Officer (COO)...

Brazilian airline TAM takes delivery of its first A321s

Brazilian airline TAM takes delivery of its first A321s
11 September 2007 Press Release

Leading Brazilian carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas has taken delivery of its first two A321s.

TAM's new A321s are powered by International Aero Engines V2500s and seat 220 passengers in a single -class layout.

TAM already operates an Airbus fleet of 86 aircraft comprising 15 A319s, 61 ...

Aviation Capital Group orders 25 additional A320 Family aircraft

10 September 2007 Press Release

US based lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has signed a firm contract for 25 additional A320 Family aircraft, including six A319s, 15 A320s and four A321s. With this order, the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp will have 121 A320 Family aircraft in its portfolio.

"We decided to a...

Aegean Airlines buys a further six Airbus A320s

Aegean Airlines buys a further six Airbus A320s
6 September 2007 Press Release

The fast growing Aegean Airlines has ordered six more A320s. This will eventually bring their fleet to 25 A320 Family aircraft. The first new aircraft was delivered earlier this year to the Greek airline.

The airline's A320s are powered by IAE V2500 engines, and are equipped with a comf...

More than 380 patents for the A380

28 August 2007 Press Release

During the A380 development phase, Airbus filed more than 380 patent applications for technologies developed for the all new double-decker. Since the programme was launched in December 2000, these new technologies have been put through rigorous testing. Significant breakthrough innovations have been...

EgyptAir buys up to eight wide-body Airbus aircraft

EgyptAir buys up to eight wide-body Airbus aircraft
27 August 2007 Press Release

EgyptAir, headquartered in Cairo has signed a firm contract to buy five A330-200 wide-body aircraft with an option for an additional three.

"Expanding our fleet with the Airbus A330-200 will allow EgyptAir to continue its impressive route network growth which now numbers over 60 int...

Airbus A318 Elite to make NBAA debut

23 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A318 Elite, the newest member of the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family, will be displayed at NBAA for the first time, introducing new standards of comfort, elegance and spaciousness to the mid-size top-of-the-line market.

The aircraft being displayed is the first ever pr...

ACT Airlines commits for two A330 freighters

17 August 2007 Press Release

ACT Airlines, headquartered in Istanbul, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for two A330-200 freighter aircraft.



"Expanding our fleet with the Airbus A330-200F will allow us to further meet Turkey's demand for air cargo transportation. The A330-200F is the ideal...

Airbus will deliver first A380 to Singapore Airlines on 15th October

16 August 2007 Press Release

In line with the announced plan of delivering the first A380 to Singapore Airlines in October 2007, Airbus today confirms that the formal hand-over will take place on Monday 15th of that month.

After a dedicated delivery ceremony in Toulouse, the flagship of the 21st century will take-off fo...

A380 World Tour continues with major airports in Asia and the U.S.

13 August 2007 Press Release

Airbus' A380 will embark for a series of demonstration tours starting on 30th August. Key airports in South-East-Asia and the U.S. will be visited.

The Asia-A380-tour will be conducted with flight-test-aircraft MSN (Manufacturer's Serial Number) 007, powered by four Rolls Royce Tre...

Airbus A380 approved to operate on 45m runways

31 July 2007 Press Release

Airbus? A380 has received approval from both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be operated on runways with a width of 45 metres (150 feet) or more. Most of the world airports have 45m runways as standard width.

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Changes in Airbus Management

Changes in Airbus Management
16 July 2007 Press Release

Following changes and simplification at the EADS organisational structure, Tom Enders, previously Co-CEO of EADS, has been nominated CEO of Airbus SAS, reporting to the sole CEO of EADS, Louis Gallois.  He will be supported by Fabrice Bregier, who remains COO of Airbus.

In his new position as...

Airbus delivers last A300 to Fedex

12 July 2007 Press Release

The last A300 to leave the Airbus Final Assembly Line, an A300 Freighter, was delivered to FedEx on 12

Brazilian carrier TAM to acquire 22 A350 XWBs and four additional A330-200s

29 June 2007 Press Release

Leading Brazilian carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 22 A350 XWBs, as well as for four additional A330-200s. TAM was the launch customer for the A350 in Latin America when it signed a contract for ten aircraft in December 2005. Since then, and after a thorough eva...

Joint venture contract signed for the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin

Joint venture contract signed for the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin
28 June 2007 Press Release

The joint venture contract for the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Tianjin was signed today in Beijing between the Chinese Consortium and Airbus in the Great Hall of the People. Visiting German Minister of Economics and Technology Michael Glos and Airbus Chief Operating Officer Fabri...

Uzbekistan Airways signs contract for six A320s

28 June 2007 Press Release

Uzbekistan Airways, Uzbekistan's national carrier, has signed a firm order for six Airbus A320 aircraft, further enlarging its Airbus fleet. The announcement was made at a signing ceremony in Tashkent.

The decision of the airline for Airbus follows a thorough evaluation process. The new...

Qatar Airways to take two more Airbus ACJs

26 June 2007 Press Release

Qatar Airways has placed a commitment for two Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs), adding to the three Airbus ACJ Family aircraft that it already operates.

The new deal also takes this year's sales of the Airbus ACJ Family (excluding widebodies) to 19 - almost as many as the 20 sold in th...

easyJet buys a further 35 Airbus A319s

25 June 2007 Press Release

European low-cost carrier easyJet has signed a contract for 35 additional Airbus A319 aircraft taking their total order for the aircraft to 227.

The aircraft will be powered by CFM-56 engines from CFM-International.

Marking easyJet's rapid Airbus fleet expansion since their firs...

National Air Services (NAS) signs to buy up to 38 A320 Family aircraft

22 June 2007 Press Release

Riyadh based National Air Services (NAS) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to buy up to 38 Airbus A320 Family aircraft for the company?s budget airline arm, NASair. The agreement was signed at the 47th International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget. The agreement includes 20 firm commitments and 18

Renewed momentum for Airbus' leading products, ends Paris Air Show with 425 firm orders

22 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus ends the 47

Singapore Airlines signs contract for 20 A350 XWB

22 June 2007 Press Release

Singapore Airlines has signed a contract for the purchase of 20 A350-900 XWBs to meet its requirements on medium to long-range routes across the Asia-Pacific region from 2013 onwards. This order, which firms up the Letter of Intent placed in July 2006, represents another major commitment to t

Avianca orders 19 additional Airbus aircraft

21 June 2007 Press Release

Colombia?s national flag carrier Avianca has signed a firm contract for 19 additional Airbus aircraft of which 14 A320 Family aircraft and five A330-200s. This additional order converts options. It brings the total of firm orders from Avianca up to 57 Airbus aircraft.

BAA Jet management becomes new Airbus ACJ customer

21 June 2007 Press Release

BAA Jet Management has placed a commitment for an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ), becoming the first customer for the type to be based in Hong Kong with extensive business there and in mainland China. The order reinforces the Airbus ACJ Family?s leadership of top-of-the-line corporate jet sa

Tiger Airways orders up to 50 more A320 aircraft

Tiger Airways orders up to 50 more A320 aircraft
21 June 2007 Press Release

Tiger Airways, Singapore's fast growing low-fare carrier, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an additional 30 Airbus A320s and 20 options. Tiger Airways currently operates a fleet of nine A320s, with 11 more to be delivered by 2010. With the latest order, Tiger Airways' fleet has the...

Mandala Airlines places first A320 order from Indonesia

Mandala Airlines places first A320 order from Indonesia
21 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

Hong Kong airlines buys 51 widebody and single aisle Airbus aircraft

Hong Kong airlines buys 51 widebody and single aisle Airbus aircraft
21 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

Flyington Freighters order six additional Airbus A330-200F aircraft

20 June 2007 Press Release

Flyington Freighters, the Reddy family?s air freight company have ordered an additional six Airbus A330-200F. The agreement signed at the 47th International Paris Air show at Le Bourget takes their total order for the aircraft to 12.

Airbus A318 approved for steep approach

Airbus A318 approved for steep approach
20 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus A318 models, fitted with Pratt & Whitney PW6000 engines, were approved for Steep Approach on Tuesday 19th

MNG Airlines orders A330 Freighter

MNG Airlines orders A330 Freighter
20 June 2007 Press Release

MNG Airlines, the largest Turkish cargo operator, has placed a firm order with Airbus for two A330-200Fs, plus one option.  This follows the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed in January this year, following the industrial launch of the A330 Freighter. 

Ural Airlines to order five Airbus A320

Ural Airlines to order five Airbus A320
20 June 2007 Press Release

Ural Airlines, one of the leading Russian airlines, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of five Airbus A320 aircraft as part of the modernisation of its medium range fleet. 

Aircastle orders 15 A330 Freighters

Etihad Airways order 12 wide-body Airbus aircraft

Etihad Airways order 12 wide-body Airbus aircraft
20 June 2007 Press Release

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 12 Airbus wide-body aircraft including the newest model in its freighter product range, the A330-200F. The order is for five A330-200s, four A340-600s and three A330-2

Airbus recognises suppliers for best performance for in-service aircraft support

20 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus highlights its top performing suppliers in its Annual Supplier Support Rating, which reflects the results of the 2006 Customer satisfaction survey of Suppliers In-service Support Performances.

This survey is designed by Airbus to identify Suppliers performance

Afriqiyah Airways orders six A350s and five Airbus A320s

Afriqiyah Airways orders six A350s and five Airbus A320s
20 June 2007 Press Release

Afriqiyah Airways has placed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of five A320s. In addition, this young and dynamic airline from Libya has selected the A350 XWB for its long-term expansion plan, signing a Memorandum of Understanding for the acquisition of six A350 XWBs. This follows a f

Aeroflot orders 22 A350 XWBs and additional five A321s

Aeroflot orders 22 A350 XWBs and additional five A321s
20 June 2007 Press Release

The Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has placed a firm order for 22 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, confirming its initial commitment signed last March. In addition, Aeroflot has signed a contract for the purchase of five additional A321s. Aeroflot will also operate a further ten new A330-200s, which

Lybian Airlines to order 15 Airbus aircraft including A350s, A330s and A320s

Lybian Airlines to order 15 Airbus aircraft including A350s, A330s and A320s
20 June 2007 Press Release

Libyan Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of four A350s, four A330-200s and seven A320s, thus modernising its fleet with the newest technology aircraft. The Libyan flag carrier will use the new aircraft to replace and expand its existing fleet

Kingfisher agrees to buy 50 Airbus widebody and single aisle aircraft

Kingfisher agrees to buy 50 Airbus widebody and single aisle aircraft
20 June 2007 Press Release

Kingfisher Airlines, the carrier headquartered in Mumbai, India has agreed to purchase up to 50 aircraft from Airbus. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Dr Vijay Mallya

Leasing company CIT firms up A350 XWB order and adds 25 A320 Family aircraft

Leasing company CIT firms up A350 XWB order and adds 25 A320 Family aircraft
20 June 2007 Press Release

CIT Aerospace, a business unit of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a leading global provider of commercial and consumer finance solutions, has signed a firm contract for seven A350 XWBs, firming up on its prior commitment for five A350s and simultaneously increasing its order. 

Airbus first to receive certification for on-board mobile phone system

19 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus is first to receive airworthiness certification for a cell-phone system on board an aircraft. On 18th June 2007, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved Airbus? GSM on-board system.

 

A380 Flight Test Team awarded prestigious Flight Award

19 June 2007 Press Release

The A380 Flight Test Team has received a prestigious Flight Award, recognizing the person or team that have displayed world-class professionalism in the manufacturing sector of propulsion, systems or avionics. 

Thai Airways International orders more A330s for regional fleet development and reconfirms its A380 order

19 June 2007 Press Release

Thai Airways International has placed a firm order for eight additional A330-300s, taking another significant step in its long-term Airbus fleet development plan. The new A330-300s will provide extra capacity on Thai Airways International?s extensive regional network from 2008 onwards.

Fly Asian Express orders 15 A330s for new long haul low cost operation

Fly Asian Express orders 15 A330s for new long haul low cost operation
19 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

Intrepid Aviation orders 20 A330 Freighters

Intrepid Aviation orders 20 A330 Freighters
19 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

Emirates Airline agrees to buy eight additional Airbus A380s

Emirates Airline agrees to buy eight additional Airbus A380s
18 June 2007 Press Release

US Airways signs on with Airbus for fleet renewal; Airline increases order for A350 XWB aircraft

US Airways signs on with Airbus for fleet renewal; Airline increases order for A350 XWB aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

US Airways and Airbus have agreed to terms for the airline to buy 92 Airbus aircraft for the airline's future fleet renewal needs. Included are orders for 22 of the all-new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.  The 92 total firm orders are comprised of 22 A350-800s, 10 A330-200s and 60 A320-family

Aircraft financer GECAS orders 60 A320 Family aircraft

Aircraft financer GECAS orders 60 A320 Family aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS), a unit of GE and a leading aircraft financier has signed a firm contract with Airbus for 60 additional A320 Family aircraft.

S7 Group orders 25 A320 aircraft

S7 Group orders 25 A320 aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

S7 Group, the managing company of S7 Airlines, has announced the purchase of 25 Airbus A320 aircraft. This deal marks the first time S7 Group has purchased aircraft directly from Airbus. The aircrafts will be operated by S7 Airlines, the largest Russian domestic carrier. 

Air France to order two additional A380s and 18 A320 Family aircraft

Air France to order two additional A380s and 18 A320 Family aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

 

 

Jazeera Airways orders 30 Airbus A320 aircraft

Jazeera Airways orders 30 Airbus A320 aircraft
18 June 2007 Press Release

Kuwait and Dubai based Jazeera Airways, the first private airline in the Middle East has signed a firm contract for the purchase of 30 Airbus A320 aircraft. The agreement quadruples the number of aircraft Jazeera Airways have ordered from Airbus from 10 to 40 A320s.

Nouvelair orders new A320s

18 June 2007 Press Release

Tunisian carrier Nouvelair has signed a contract for the purchase of two A320s. The Monastir-based charter carrier belongs to the Tunisian Travel Service (TTS) group, one of the leading companies of the Tunisian tourism industry. 

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