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Supporting ORACLE TEAM USA marks a “turning point” for one Airbus engineer.

11 December 2015 Feature story

After spending his first five years at Airbus in hydraulics system testing, company engineer Xavier Guillot was looking to expand professional horizons. A perfect opportunity came in 2014 with his selection to be part of Airbus’ innovation partnership with the ORACLE TEAM USA sailing squad.

Calling...

Putting passengers first: An industry-wide commitment to advancing aviation safety.

7 December 2015 Feature story

Every day, millions of people board airplanes around the world, trusting that they will arrive at their destinations safely – whether they are visiting family or friends, travelling for an important business meeting or flying to experience a new part of the globe.

This high-level of confidence is w...

Approved: American Airlines captain becomes the first FAA-certified A350 XWB pilot.

30 October 2015 Feature story

It was all smiles for American Airlines’ John Dudley, as he became the first airline pilot certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Airbus’ all-new A350 XWB jetliner. 

“I’ve been waiting for this moment for eight years,” Dudley said at the Airbus training centre in Toulo...

Services by Airbus: going for growth

8 September 2015 Feature story

A new business unit called “Services by Airbus” has been launched within Airbus’ Customer Services operation, bringing a more integrated approach for worldwide operators and reinforcing the company’s service offering that keeps its market-leading jetliners competitive on every level.

“Our customers...

Welcome to Bermuda: the Airbus-ORACLE TEAM USA innovation partnership advances with co-location of engineering personnel

4 August 2015 Feature story

Last month brought a dramatic change of scenery for Airbus engineer Xavier Pol, who relocated from the company’s St. Martin campus in Toulouse, France all the way to the Atlantic island of Bermuda – where he is now furthering the Airbus innovation partnership with ORACLE TEAM USA as the sailing team...

A smarter view: Airbus looks into the future on the A330 final assembly line with “connected” glasses

31 July 2015 Feature story

Airbus is demonstrating its pioneering spirit to build the world’s best aircraft with an innovative new tool that is ready to increase efficiency and save time on the A330 final assembly line. 

Working with an industry partner, the company has developed a revolutionary “connected” glasses tool...

Staying close to its customers: The A350 XWB arrives in Dublin for a successful debut in Ireland

8 July 2015 Feature story

The all-new A350 XWB jetliner is making its first visit to Ireland, underscoring the close relationship between Airbus and its customers with operations in Ireland – including the largest global lessor AerCap and the country’s flag carrier, Aer Lingus. 

Airbus’ A350-900 flight test aircraft (M...

Remembering Jacques Rosay: A true pilot among pilots

15 June 2015 Feature story

At the Paris Air Show this week, Airbus is remembering and honouring its long-time test pilot Jacques Rosay, who made significant contributions to the company’s success and was the first pilot to fly Airbus’ A380 aircraft.   

He held various roles at the company, including Vice President ...

The best gets even better: Airbus’ A380 cabin modifications improve revenue potential

11 June 2015 Feature story

The A380 has been helping its operators capture more business, open new routes and increase profits since 2007 – confirming this double-deck jetliner’s reputation as the new “queen of the skies.” And as passenger demand continues to grow worldwide, Airbus is taking steps to further improve the A380’...

The power of Airbus’ A350 XWB in a flyable scale model

5 June 2015 Feature story

Nearly two years after the no. 1 A350 XWB’s maiden flight in 2013, a “first-of-its-kind” 1:20 scale model of this new-generation jetliner has joined the skies – the result of a project spurred by an aeronautical mechanic-in-training at Airbus.

The A350 XWB’s “smaller brother” performed its own inau...

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