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
Order includes: 35 new aircraft; 18 upsized models; launches Sharklets retrofit programme
Airbus proposes 18 inch (45.72cm) seat width as the standard for future long haul economy air travel
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
Wichita State University representative wins for her initiative to increase diversity in engineering.
Recognition for European integration and economic achievement
Mexican low-cost airline to renew fleet with order for 52 A320 Family aircraft
Most comfort and space of any business jet
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...
Schoolgirls discover professions in aeronautics
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...
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...
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...
Manufacturer to expand footprint in South East Asia
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Captures growth with larger, eco-efficient single-aisle model
A330s to modernize long-haul fleet.
Aircraft feature premium products for long range services
First aircraft scheduled for delivery in second quarter of 2014