The National Business Aviation Association's annual meeting and convention in Florida provided the setting for Airbus to highlight its continuing sales success with the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family, which has logged 11 new orders plus four commitments so far this year.
The Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Network met for a second time in late October to discuss new initiatives for future cooperation in Airbus services and to validate the Network's role as an enabling tool to deliver new and enhanced services to Airbus customers.
The Airbus strategy to expand its executive jet/VIP market presence in North America has moved forward with the first U.S. order for an Airbus Corporate Jetliner.
Lufthansa Technik has signed a preliminary agreement with Airbus for cooperation on A380 VIP cabin completion projects, and unveiled its latest interior concepts for this 21st century flagship jetliner.
Airbus has launched the newest member of its Airbus Corporate Jetliner family - the A318 Elite - which has been ordered by Swiss charter company Comlux AG for deliveries beginning in early 2007.
China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of its 100th Airbus aircraft in a ceremony at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport October 27, making it the first carrier in the Asia-Pacific region to operate more than 100 Airbus aircraft.
Airbus' second new engineering centre which will open in early 2007 at Mobile, Alabama - will perform design work on interior furnishings for the all-new A350.
A full-scale A380 cabin mock-up at the Seoul Airshow offers the first opportunity in Asia for industry executives and the general public to see this aircraft's spacious passenger cabin.
Airbus strengthens its ties with academia by donating an A320 fixed base simulator for advanced flight deck education.
Air New Zealand plans to introduce RNP (required navigation performance) approaches for their A320s, which will further improve landing operations in poor weather.
An improved online tool available from Airbus allows customers to easily follow the customization, assembly and delivery of their aircraft.
Qatar Airways, official airline of the 2006 Asian Games, receives the first of seven new A330-300s painted with images inspired by two of the Games' 39 sports.
Alitalia has adopted the Future Air Navigation System B (FANS B) to improve the level of communication between its Airbus A321s and air traffic controllers.
Wings for the new A350 long-range aircraft are undergoing wind tunnel testing in the U.K., Germany and France to validate and refine their design.
Two new Airbus virtual training tools have been approved by France's DGAC aviation authority for use in courses taken by aircraft maintenance technicians.
Upgrade Services help Airbus operators reduce the operating costs of their in-service aircraft while improving their reliability and flexibility with customised upgrades across the whole Airbus fleet. Leading airlines and leasing companies are using Airbus' upgrade services to help ...
His Royal Highness The Duke of York visited Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, praising the company and its workers as models of Europe's capability to be a world leader in aviation and technology.
Duke of York praises Airbus' success
Airbus' newly-opened Engineering Centre in Beijing will perform work that includes an important share in the A350 airliner programme.
Chinese low-cost carrier United Eagle has become the latest operator of A320 Family aircraft, joining nine other carriers that have been added to the ranks in 2005.
The popular A320 Family has accumulated a combined total of 40 million flight hours, making it the first Airbus airliner family to attain this milestone.
Rapid growth of the Chinese aviation market is expected to generate the need for some 200 large aircraft over the next 20 years, according to Airbus market forecasts.
A survey published in the June issue of Fortuna China the Chinese edition of America's Fortune magazine has ranked Airbus ahead of its competitor as a top brand in 2005, based on indicators that include product quality, market share and company influence in the market.
The creation of a new engineering centre in the U.S. state of Alabama will support the development of civil and military Airbus widebody aircraft.
The first of two new A380 simulators is now installed at the Airbus Training Centre in Toulouse. The new simulators will benefit from an enhanced visual system and an incorporated flight analysis system.
The 555-seat A380, revealed to the public at a ceremony in January and due to enter service in 2006, is the most advanced, spacious and efficient airliner yet produced. Launched in December 2000, the aircraft which Airbus sees as the flagship of the 21st century was designed in close col...
The man who devised the technology which gives pilots of Airbus aircraft vital early warning of close terrain ahead has been officially recognised as one of the world's great inventors.
Don Bateman is credited with saving countless lives with his ground proximity warning system and its l...
Christopher Wickens, a retired psychology professor and head of the Aviation Research laboratory at the University of Illinois, USA, received this yearâ€™s Flight Safety Foundation/Airbus Human Factors Award for his groundbreaking research in human factors in aviation. The award was given by John La...
Interview with Dr. David Warren, inventor of the Black Box
Airbus and General Electric have completed a noise reduction programme launched two years ago to meet new demands in noise sensitive regions. The programme concerned more particularly the A300B4 powered by General Electric's CF6-50 engines and was performed in cooperation with Airbus customers....
The month of January drew more than 1.65 million visitors to www.airbus.com as a global audience came to Airbus' corporate website for its unveiling of the 555-seat A380.
Airbus and Gamesa Aeronáutica have signed an Agreement of Intent at the Airbus plant in Getafe (Madrid), establishing a framework for performance and participation in the new Airbus A350 programme, which was commercially launched last December. The agreement also allows for the joint planning o...
Gamesa signs an agreement of intent to participate in the A350
All-freighter carrier Air Hong Kong has taken delivery of an A300-600F General Freighter aircraft the 800th widebody aircraft to roll off the production line and the fifth to be delivered to the airline.
The A319 demonstrates superior performance capabilities in challenging high-altitude airport conditions
All-business transatlantic flights and corporate shuttle service are part of the A319's daily operations
All-business transatlantic service and corporate shuttle operations are all in a day's work for the A320 Family
The assembly of Airbus' new A380 at Toulouse, France is building up to the rate of four aircraft per month
The A320 cabin allows airlines to choose the seating configurations that best match their requirements