A new process brings composite repairs closer to aircraft operations

23 May 2017 Feature story

An innovative process for composite repairs on jetliners such as Airbus’ A350 XWB has been developed by an Airbus working group from company locations in Spain, Germany, the UK and France – with the procedure validated on an A350-900 flight test aircraft. 

While the repair process’ bonded tech...

Airbus Corporate Jets and Pagani announce Infinito cabin

22 May 2017 Press Release

Gives wings to Italian style and elegance

“Private Stowage Compartment” design wins Airbus Fly Your Ideas 2017 competition

17 May 2017 Press Release

Student finalists from around the world hone their ideas in Airbus labs

Taking flight with the Airbus “Iron Bird”

16 May 2017 Feature story

Long before an Airbus jetliner takes to the skies, the flawless operation of its electrics, hydraulics and flight controls is meticulously confirmed with the help of a giant test rig nicknamed the “Iron Bird.” 

The Iron Bird is a framework in which major working components are installed in the...

Airbus puts the A350-1000’s in-flight comfort and operability to the test

12 May 2017 Headline news

Airbus has taken another step in shaping the future of air travel with its Early Long Flight for the A350-1000, which put this A350 XWB stretched-fuselage variant through its paces during 12 hours aloft. 

The Early Long Flight, performed yesterday from Airbus’ Toulouse, France headquarters loc...

Red, green, and white: Shedding light on aircraft illumination

10 May 2017 Feature story

From take-off to landing, a jetliner’s external lights are vital to seeing and being seen. 

The Exterior Lights team in Getafe, Spain sets requirements for industry suppliers to design and manufacture such lighting – ensuring correct operation in all conditions, including very cold t...

Airbus BizLab boosts global start-ups to bring their projects to life

10 May 2017 Press Release

Nearly 1,000 start-ups have interacted with the BizLab over the last two years.

Design decision: Airbus employees put a smile on the BelugaXL’s “face”

25 April 2017 Feature story

Smile, it’s often said, and the world smiles with you. If true, the world will soon find itself grinning ear to ear, but it still won’t match the BelugaXL’s supersized expression of joy. 

With the first of five next-generation oversize cargo airlifters slated to enter service in 2019, Airbus a...

Airbus Corporate Jets: Your world above the world

19 April 2017 Feature story

An advertising campaign highlighting the liberty of movement, relaxation and peacefulness available aboard Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) product line has made its debut at one of the world’s largest gatherings for art and artists.

Unveiled at Artexpo New York 2017, the campaign – titled “Your world a...

Airbus names finalists for “Fly Your Ideas 2017” student competition

12 April 2017 Press Release

New technologies and business models to shape the future of aviation

Five teams compete for the crown of most innovative and a €30,000 prize




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