Qatar Airways CEO in Toulouse
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...
Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation approves A380 operations in India
Partnership aims to promote local production of sustainable jet fuels
Milestone reached with final truss lifted into place
First full air show display for world’s most modern mid-size widebody
Securing the highest service level for daily A380 operations
First Manufacturing Employees for Airbus Assembly Line in Mobile, Alabama, start training in Hamburg, Germany
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...
• Liaison Engineer-Installation
• Liaison Engineer-Structure
• Liaison Engineer-Systems
Market lead in widebody and single aisle aircraft
Price adjustment for Airbus’ modern, fuel-efficient aircraft Family
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
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...
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...
Will also be the first to fly with full passenger cabin for 'Early Long Flights'
Airline becomes new Airbus customer and operator
Total order rises to 140 A380s
Air Caraïbes places firm order for three A350-1000s and will lease a further three A350-900s from ILFC.
Airline embarks on major expansion with popular Airbus widebody
• 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 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
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
Fleet development based on the super-efficient A350 XWB and A320 Families
Marking the first retrofit achieved on an A321 aircraft in Europe
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
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
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...
Region’s largest market represents 35 percent of Latin America’s air traffic
Biggest Dubai Airshow ever for Airbus
Airbus Corporate Foundation, Emirates Airline, and Action Against Hunger partner to deliver humanitarian cargo
Relief for malnutrition shipped to Dubai on Emirates’ 38th A380
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...
Automatically replenishing inventory levels at Emirates’ facilities
Guaranteeing parts availability & decreasing inventory stock levels
Newly launched airline chooses Airbus
Another vote of confidence from a leading Middle East carrier for Airbus
Deal worth $2.8bn for up to 13 A330-200Fs including options
Complementing three A330-200Fs already operated by Qatar Airways.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum: “A380 continues to be Emirates’ flagship”
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 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...
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.
AVOID sensor concept proven to detect and estimate concentrations of volcanic ash in the atmosphere
Aircraft equipped with Sharklet wing tip fuel saving devices
Demonstrating comfort and space par excellence
FAA certifies ROPS technology on A320 Family
Most modern aircraft, services and products take centre stage
Narita-based low-cost carrier becomes newest Airbus operator
First A320neo engine pylon assembled in Toulouse
Other NEO subassemblies taking shape soon across Airbus sites
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...
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.
First group of manufacturing-related employees for assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.
Cuts fuel burn by up to 4%, lengthens in-service life