Press releases

Fabrice Bregier new Chairman of Airbus Corporate Foundation Board

19 December 2012 Press Release

During its last Board of Directors meeting on 17th December, the Airbus Corporate Foundation appointed Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO, as its new Chairman of the Board, succeeding Tom Enders, CEO of EADS, who headed the Foundation since its creation in 2008 and who has been app...

Pegasus selects up to 100 A320neo Family Aircraft

18 December 2012 Press Release

Second largest NEO order from a European airline

Air Astana takes delivery of its first A321 directly ordered from Airbus

14 December 2012 Press Release

The Airline to further benefit from the A320 Family’s unique fuel efficiency and commonality

AirAsia orders 100 more A320s

13 December 2012 Press Release

Another major order for ongoing growth at Asia’s largest low cost carrier

Starflyer takes delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus A320

12 December 2012 Press Release

Japan’s carrier strengthens its network with 100% Airbus fleet

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre launches new luxurious website

12 December 2012 Press Release

The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC), the specialist in Airbus Corporate Jet VIP cabin completion and customised nose-to-tail services, has launched a new website, innovating in the business aviation market in both design and mindset.

Airbus to display two corporate jets at MEBA show

6 December 2012 Press Release

Widest and tallest cabins of any business jet

Iraqi Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A330

4 December 2012 Press Release

First Airbus widebody aircraft to be delivered to Iraq

First flyable A350 XWB "MSN1" structurally complete

4 December 2012 Press Release

Aircraft makes its first journey ‘on wheels’

Airbus Corporate Foundation and Aviation Sans Frontières send medical equipment to Thailand on THAI’s second A380

3 December 2012 Press Release

Medical equipment for Bangkok Hospital and €50,000 donation for children’s home

Qatar Airways endorses the larger A350 XWB models

3 December 2012 Press Release

Strong customer commitment for the high capacity A350-1000

A320 Sharklet EASA certification paves the way for airlines to benefit from significant fuel savings potential

3 December 2012 Press Release

Certification of the other aircraft/engine variants with Sharklets to follow,

Fuel savings above expectations

First Airbus simulator supporting A320neo training in China ready for operation

3 December 2012 Press Release

The first A320 full-flight simulator upgradable to support the flight training of A320neo was put into operation today at the Hua Ou Aviation Training Centre in Beijing, a joint venture between Airbus China and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS). Captain Hu Zhenjiang, deputy director gene...

XL Airways France becomes a new A330-300 operator

30 November 2012 Press Release

A330’s efficiency and reliability keeps boosting the aircraft’s customer base

Airbus receives work-study trophy

29 November 2012 Press Release

The “Carnet de Vol Alternance” initiative rewarded

Qantas becomes a launch customer for Airbus’ iPad Electronic Flight Bag solution

29 November 2012 Press Release

Combining Airbus’ EFB content with the iPad portable device

Airbus offers new 242 tonne A330 takeoff-weight capability to extend market coverage

29 November 2012 Press Release

242 tonne option increases revenue payload on longer missions

Extra fuel capacity extends range by around 500nm at full passenger payload

Opening new direct flights with A330-300s between South-East Asia and Europe

Corsair celebrates its first A330-300

27 November 2012 Press Release

New levels of efficiency and comfort on Corsair routes

TransAsia Airways takes delivery of its first A330

26 November 2012 Press Release

First widebody aircraft for growing Taiwanese carrier

China’s Tibet Airlines takes delivery of its first FALC A319

23 November 2012 Press Release

China’s Tibet Airlines has taken delivery of its first A319 assembled at the Airbus Tianjin Final Assembly Line (FALC). The A319 delivered today is the fifth A319 to join the all Airbus fleet operated by lhasa based Tibet Airlines. The airline received its first Airbus A319 in July 2011 in Hamburg, ...

Latin American airlines will require more than 2,100 new aircraft in next 20 years

16 November 2012 Press Release

Region’s airlines to benefit from second highest traffic growth in the world

AJW Capital buys two A340-500s

15 November 2012 Press Release

AJW Capital becomes newest Airbus aircraft customer

Maldivian Airlines becomes a new A320 operator

15 November 2012 Press Release

Modern, best selling A320 Family continues to expand its operator base

Chinese customer orders Airbus ACJ319

14 November 2012 Press Release

Reinforces Airbus corporate jet presence in China

Interjet signs purchase agreement for 40 A320neo

13 November 2012 Press Release

Mexican airline latest in Latin America to select world’s best selling aircraft

Airbus welcomes European Commission response to ICAO Council outcome

12 November 2012 Press Release

Aviation industry moves one step closer to a global solution on aviation emissions

Airbus extends RFID part-marking across all its aircraft families

12 November 2012 Press Release

Efficient and error-proof identification of aircraft components

Afriqiyah Airways places firm order for four more A350 XWBs

12 November 2012 Press Release

Libyan carrier also up-sizes its original order for six A350-800s to larger A350-900s

Brazil will require nearly 1,100 new aircraft in next 20 years

8 November 2012 Press Release

World’s fourth largest passenger traffic market expects demand worth $160 billion

ATM teams from Airbus and EADS to participate in seven SESAR JU Integrated Flight Trials

8 November 2012 Press Release

Paving the way for reduced emissions and optimising airspace capacity throughout the North Atlantic and Continental Europe

TransAsia Airways orders six additional A321neo

8 November 2012 Press Release

Second NEO order for the Taiwanese company

Airbus A380 wins prestigious UK award

7 November 2012 Press Release

Noise Abatement Society award recognises Airbus A380 for reduced noise.

Airbus makes last call for entries in €30,000 Fly Your Ideas challenge

7 November 2012 Press Release

Students still have chance to shape future of flight with one month to go

Airbus to showcase latest products at Airshow China 2012

6 November 2012 Press Release

A320neo model on show for the first time in China

EVA Air becomes new A321 operator

31 October 2012 Press Release

Aircraft delivered on lease via Aviation Capital Group

Aeroflot takes delivery of its 100th Airbus aircraft, an A330

31 October 2012 Press Release

Carrier benefits from Airbus’ unique fleet commonality

ICBC Leasing takes delivery of its first Airbus aircraft

30 October 2012 Press Release

Chinese lessor relies on the world’s leading single-aisle A320 Family

Etihad Airways orders two more A330 passenger aircraft

30 October 2012 Press Release

Another vote of confidence for efficient, reliable A330

Airbus introduces ACJ318 Enhanced

29 October 2012 Press Release

New version brings extra features and options

Airbus ACJ319 to feature at NBAA show

29 October 2012 Press Release

Showcases largest cabin of any business jet

A320neo's first Pratt & Whitney test engine takes shape

26 October 2012 Press Release

Significant milestone reached and A320neo programme on track

Sepang Aircraft Engineering chooses Airbus Managed Inventory

25 October 2012 Press Release

• Airbus’ tailor-made solution will automate inventory management

• Leading to improved base maintenance services for lead customer Air Asia and other Airbus operators

Singapore Airlines to order more A380s and A350 XWBs

24 October 2012 Press Release

Maximum comfort and efficiency for medium and long haul routes

French Prime Minister inaugurates A350 XWB Final Assembly Line

23 October 2012 Press Release

Facility named after Airbus pioneer and founding father, Roger Béteille


A350 XWB vertical tail plane gets its livery

22 October 2012 Press Release

The vertical tail plane of the first flyable A350 XWB (MSN1) has just come out of the paint hall in Toulouse sporting the well-known Airbus blue and white livery. This is the first A350 XWB component to be painted in the Airbus livery. 

The 10 metre tall, composite vertical tail plane is produ...

Airbus Americas to grow business with S. California Manufacturers

19 October 2012 Press Release

Airbus currently spends $1 billion-plus in region, seeks to double spending with U.S. companies

Airbus and the Global Engineering Deans Council launch award to encourage more diversity in engineering programmes at universities worldwide

17 October 2012 Press Release

Ten thousand US dollar prize to reward diversity champion

Turkish Airlines orders another 15 Airbus A330 aircraft

9 October 2012 Press Release

Efficient reliable A330 family remains the popular choice

Airbus voted most attractive employer in France for the second year running

3 October 2012 Press Release

This award bears testimony to the aircraft manufacturer’s innovative HR policy

Philippine Airlines orders 10 more A330s

1 October 2012 Press Release

Airline increases recent order to over 60 Airbus aircraft





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