Press releases

First A350 XWB with wings complete emerges for outdoor testing

26 February 2013 Press Release

The first A350 XWB – MSN001 – now showing its completed wings, has moved to its next phase of ground testing, from Roger Béteille A350 XWB FAL “Station 30” to the Clément Ader area “Station 18” in Toulouse. The aircraft is structurally complete and shows the installed winglets, belly fairing panels,...

Airbus and THAI to develop strategic maintenance training partnership in Thailand

26 February 2013 Press Release

Sharing Airbus experience on long term basis for the benefit of our customers

Airbus Corporate Foundation and Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen send humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey

25 February 2013 Press Release

35 tonnes of blankets, food and medicine shipped on Turkish Airlines A310F

Asia-Pacific to drive demand for bigger and more efficient aircraft

25 February 2013 Press Release

Demand for nearly 10,000 new aircraft, including over 3,800 widebodies

Airbus and JetBlue unveil 1st A320 in North America with Sharklets

22 February 2013 Press Release

At a crewmember event today at its base at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), JetBlue Airways unveiled the first of its Airbus A320 aircraft to be outfitted with Sharklets. The aircraft – registration number N821JB – is also the first of any North American airline to featur...

Jetstar Japan takes delivery of its first A320 with Sharklet

19 February 2013 Press Release

Carrier becomes the first operator of the new fuel saving devices in Japan

Connecticut Senator visits Airbus

18 February 2013 Press Release

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal in the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line

Airbus activates “Plan B” for the A350 XWB batteries

15 February 2013 Press Release

Reverts back to nickel cadmium technology

Airbus supports new noise standard

14 February 2013 Press Release

Industry to further reduce aircraft noise by seven decibels

Avianca takes delivery of Sharklet equipped A320

13 February 2013 Press Release

First to benefit from fuel savings in Latin America

Airbus corporate jet is exhibited in Australia for first time

11 February 2013 Press Release

Highlights widest and tallest cabin of any business jet

A350 XWB’s Trent XWB engine achieves EASA type certification

7 February 2013 Press Release

Engine certification paves the way for A350 XWB first flight in the summer

Open Day at the Airbus Lycée, Saturday 16th February to discover the aeronautical professions it proposes for young people

7 February 2013 Press Release

Registration starts on 15th February for the 2013 school year

Turkish Airlines orders five additional A330 passenger aircraft

4 February 2013 Press Release

Repeat order great vote of confidence in A330s efficiency and reliability

Significant lessor order for Airbus’ newest, most fuel efficient aircraft

4 February 2013 Press Release

Significant lessor order for Airbus’ newest, most fuel efficient aircraft

School-Enterprise Agreement: Airbus and ENAC join forces

4 February 2013 Press Release

Top talent for a fast growing industry

Airbus Appoints Program Manager for its Mobile Assembly Line

1 February 2013 Press Release

Alabama-based Company Now Responsible for All Aspects of Facility’s Construction

GoAir takes delivery of its first Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklets

30 January 2013 Press Release

Taking fuel efficiency to new highs

IndiGo becomes the first Indian airline with Sharklet equipped A320

28 January 2013 Press Release

Operators benefit from up to four per cent fuel burn savings

‘Aerofund 3’: €150 million additional funds for the aeronautical sector

25 January 2013 Press Release

Airbus invests €40 million in the new SME support fund

Airbus selects students with most innovative ideas to shape the future of flight

24 January 2013 Press Release

Some 100 teams selected for second round in global Fly Your Ideas contest

New Top Management appointed at Airbus China

22 January 2013 Press Release

Eric Chen becomes Airbus China President and Rafael Gonzalez-Ripoll, COO

Cebu Pacific Air takes delivery of its first A320 with Sharklets

21 January 2013 Press Release

Latest version of best-selling A320 Family arrives in Philippines

Airbus beats order target and sets new company delivery records

17 January 2013 Press Release

Overwhelming market preference for the NEO continues

Airbus boosts revenue potential of A321neo with new cabin options

17 January 2013 Press Release

Adds more seats, reduces seat mile costs by five percent

New Airbus aircraft list prices for 2013

17 January 2013 Press Release

Price adjustment for most modern, fuel-efficient aircraft family

BOC Aviation orders 50 A320 Family aircraft, including 25 NEO

15 January 2013 Press Release

Confirms strong market demand for current and new engine options

Citilink orders 25 Airbus A320neo

14 January 2013 Press Release

Indonesian LCC builds modern Airbus fleet

Singapore Airlines firms up order for more A380s and A350 XWBs

11 January 2013 Press Release

Repeat order shows great endorsement of Airbus products

Avolon increases initial NEO commitment by signing firm order for 20

10 January 2013 Press Release

Becomes latest global lessor to include fuel efficient A320neo in their portfolio

THAI Smile to become first A320 commercial operator to use Airbus’ Flight Hour Services

10 January 2013 Press Release

Securing the highest service level and operations

Middle East Airlines firms up order for ten A320neo Family aircraft

9 January 2013 Press Release

World’s most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft continues to attract new customers

CIT adds ten A350 XWB aircraft to its portfolio

3 January 2013 Press Release

Repeat order from top lessor confirms strong market demand for A350 XWB

AirAsia becomes first operator of Airbus’ Sharklet equipped A320

21 December 2012 Press Release

A320 Family operators to benefit from four percent fuel burn savings

Airbus delivers first A330 Freighter in the Americas to Tampa Cargo

20 December 2012 Press Release

AviancaTaca cargo subsidiary receives first of four freighter aircraft

Over 6,000 students worldwide rise to the Airbus Fly Your Ideas challenge

19 December 2012 Press Release

Twice as many participants as in the previous competition to shape the future of aviation

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





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