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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

Libyan Wings orders three A350 XWBs and four A320neo’s

18 November 2013 Press Release

Newly launched airline chooses Airbus

Etihad Airways orders 50 A350 XWB, 36 A320neo and one A330-200F

17 November 2013 Press Release

Another vote of confidence from a leading Middle East carrier for Airbus

Qatar Airways expands its Airbus A330 Freighter fleet

17 November 2013 Press Release

Deal worth $2.8bn for up to 13 A330-200Fs including options

Complementing three A330-200Fs already operated by Qatar Airways.

Emirates orders 50 additional A380s, boosting fleet to 140

17 November 2013 Press Release

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum: “A380 continues to be Emirates’ flagship”

Passengers willing to invest time and money in search of comfort

17 November 2013 Press Release

International research from Airbus reveals that a new generation of discerning passengers are increasingly researching in-flight seat comfort prior to booking long haul full service flights. They are also prepared to dig deeper into their pocket to pay for more comfort in economy.  Some 54 per ...

Airbus Corporate Foundation coordinates Humanitarian Relief Aid to the Philippines

15 November 2013 Press Release

Airbus A340 flight test aircraft en route from Lyon with 28 logistics and rescue specialists on board plus nearly 30 tonnes of humanitarian goods facilitated by ‘Action Contre la Faim’

Delivery Flight of Philippine Airlines’ newest Airbus A321 with medical team and 11 tonnes of relief goods dispatc...

Latin American airlines need over 2,300 new aircraft in next 20 years

15 November 2013 Press Release

Intra-regional route development gives region huge potential for growth

easyJet, Airbus and Nicarnica Aviation successfully create first ever significant artificial ash cloud for test purposes.

13 November 2013 Press Release

AVOID sensor concept proven to detect and estimate concentrations of volcanic ash in the atmosphere

Germania becomes new Airbus A321 operator

13 November 2013 Press Release

Aircraft equipped with Sharklet wing tip fuel saving devices

Airbus highlighting two corporate jets at Dubai Airshow

13 November 2013 Press Release

Demonstrating comfort and space par excellence

Airbus delivers first A319 with Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) to American Airlines

12 November 2013 Press Release

FAA certifies ROPS technology on A320 Family

Airbus showcases Innovation at the Dubai Airshow

12 November 2013 Press Release

Most modern aircraft, services and products take centre stage

Japan’s Vanilla Air takes delivery of first A320 with Sharklets

12 November 2013 Press Release

Narita-based low-cost carrier becomes newest Airbus operator

A320neo programme starts first major-component assembly

8 November 2013 Press Release

First A320neo engine pylon assembled in Toulouse

Other NEO subassemblies taking shape soon across Airbus sites

Tigerair is first in Asia to retrofit A320 with Sharklets

5 November 2013 Press Release

Tigerair of Singapore today unveiled the first A320 aircraft to be retrofitted in Asia with Sharklets. Five A320s have already been delivered to Tigerair with Sharklet-ready wings, with the retrofit work being undertaken by Sepang Aircraft Engineering in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sharklets are made f...

Fifth and final A350 XWB test aircraft enters final assembly line

4 November 2013 Press Release

Assembly of MSN5, the fifth and final member of the A350 XWB flight test fleet is now underway with the fuselage joining process. This follows the recent arrival of the three fuselage sections at the A350 XWB final assembly line in Toulouse, France.

Local new hires to Airbus Americas begin global career adventure

30 October 2013 Press Release

First group of manufacturing-related employees for assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.

Airbus launches Sharklet retrofit for in-service A320 Family aircraft

29 October 2013 Press Release

Cuts fuel burn by up to 4%, lengthens in-service life

JetBlue Deal Marks 10,000th Airbus A320 Family Order

29 October 2013 Press Release

Order includes: 35 new aircraft; 18 upsized models; launches Sharklets retrofit programme

Airbus calls on aviation industry to set a new standard for long-haul comfort

28 October 2013 Press Release

Airbus proposes 18 inch (45.72cm) seat width as the standard for future long haul economy air travel

EVA Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321 equipped with Sharklets

23 October 2013 Press Release

Carrier becomes Taiwan’s first operator of Airbus’ wing tip fuel saving devices

Airbus and Global Engineering Deans Council hand out the first award for diversity in engineering education

22 October 2013 Press Release

Wichita State University representative wins for her initiative to increase diversity in engineering.

Airbus receives prestigious European Award

22 October 2013 Press Release

Recognition for European integration and economic achievement

VivaAerobus places Latin America’s biggest Airbus aircraft order

21 October 2013 Press Release

Mexican low-cost airline to renew fleet with order for 52 A320 Family aircraft

Airbus ACJ319 highlights wide-cabin comfort at NBAA show

17 October 2013 Press Release

Most comfort and space of any business jet

Second A350 XWB test aircraft successfully completes first flight

14 October 2013 Press Release

The second A350 XWB to fly, MSN3, has just landed back at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France, shortly after 14:30 hours local time, after successfully completing its first flight that lasted approximately five hours.

The A350 XWB test aircraft, MSN3, was flown by Frank Chapman and Thierry Bourges, Air...

Airbus opens its doors to young girls - “Les Elles du Futur”

14 October 2013 Press Release

Schoolgirls discover professions in aeronautics

World freighter fleet to reach almost 3,000 aircraft in next 20 years

10 October 2013 Press Release

Strong long-term traffic growth with the emerging countries set to outpace the growth of developed countries;

Dedicated freighters will remain an essential part of world cargo – belly cargo proportion to remain unchanged;

Mid-sized aircraft account for largest freighter segment, requiring almost 1...

Airbus and Japan Airlines sign their first ever order

7 October 2013 Press Release

Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed a purchase agreement for 31 A350 XWBs (18 A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s), plus options for a further 25 aircraft. This is JAL’s first ever order for Airbus aircraft.* It is also the first order Airbus has received from Japan for the A350 XWB, confirming its continuing s...

Airbus donates A300 flap to Pennsylvania State University

4 October 2013 Press Release

Recent inventory checks at Airbus’ Spares Center in Ashburn, Virginia revealed a treasure which was handed over today to Penn State’s College of Engineering.

Airbus has donated a like-new flap for an A300 aircraft to school leaders in University Park, Pennsylvania. The flap, which will be used for...

Airbus develops presence in Malaysia with new services

2 October 2013 Press Release

Manufacturer to expand footprint in South East Asia

Airbus elected ‘most appealing employer in France’ for the third year running

2 October 2013 Press Release

A forward-looking company offering real career opportunities

Sichuan Airlines takes delivery of its first A321 with Sharklets

27 September 2013 Press Release

Captures growth with larger, eco-efficient single-aisle model

Air Namibia takes delivery of its first Airbus A330

27 September 2013 Press Release

A330s to modernize long-haul fleet.

Garuda Indonesia starts taking delivery of new A330-300 fleet

26 September 2013 Press Release

Aircraft feature premium products for long range services

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