The market confirmed the Airbus’ A320neo programme’s right “ingredients” with firm orders for more than 300 of these highly efficient single-aisle aircraft announced during this week’s 2014 Farnborough Airshow.
Industrial partnerships: Airbus selects Rolls-Royce and Aircelle for the A330neo’s engine propulsion system
In addition to Airbus’ busy Farnborough Airshow as a venue for high-profile announcements of the initial A330neo customers, this industry event also included the signing of industrial agreements with two key suppliers on this new engine option (NEO) version of the workhorse A330 jetliner family.
Airbus has made continuous progress toward its ambitious blue5 targets for manufacturing, highlighting the company’s efforts to increase profits and introduce eco-friendly techniques across production activities.
The blue5 initiative seeks to reduce the environmental impact of Airbus’ manufac...
Airbus is going the “Xtra” mile to ensure the A350 XWB’s successful service entry – developing its own “airline” – designated Airline 1 – to evaluate the A350 XWB in typical operating conditions.
With more than 60 million passengers carried since it commenced commercial operations, the A380 has proven itself as a true 21st century flagship for airlines across the globe.
The A380 is “right at home” as a centre of attention at the 2014 Farnborough Airshow – underscoring the key role it plays in connecting city-pairs around the world, including a major international hub not far from the location of this biennial UK-based aerospace event.
Since its 2007 commercial service entry, the A380 has become a true globetrotter, serving key routes and high-value long-haul passengers at the world’s busiest international airports.