In over 10 months since the A350 XWB’s first flight, Airbus has rapidly advanced through this next-generation jetliner’s development schedule with the first four flight-test aircraft now flying.
Airbus has set up the Airbus Composite Recycling Advisory Board to establish the company’s vision, strategy, objectives, and roadmap for recycling and reusing composite materials.
Airbus’ Sharklets are proving their popularity among customers with demand for the company’s “Sharklet In-service Retrofit” option, which allows operators of older in-service A320ceo (current engine option) Family aircraft to benefit from these wingtip devices’ significant cost savings and performan...
Airbus introduces hybrid “RFID Integrated Nameplates” for tracing parts across all aircraft families
Airbus is introducing a new innovation, “RFID Integrated Nameplates”, to further expand its RFID (radio-frequency identification) deployment and enhance the traceability of aircraft parts that it produces and uses internally.
Air traffic service provider NATS of the UK has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus ProSky to jointly devise solutions for improving the air traffic system’s efficiency.
Final assembly of the first Airbus A320neo is advancing rapidly in Toulouse, France, putting this “new engine option” jetliner programme on track for its maiden flight later this year, to be followed by the initial customer delivery in 2015.
Airbus ProSky has been awarded a contract by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to study and develop recommendations for Asia Pacific Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM).
IATA’s Asia/Pacific Region ATFM study is supported by the ICAO Asia Pacific ATFM Steering Group and ...