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Both final Pléiades Neo satellites in their “self-stacked” configuration during mechanical tests


Final Pléiades Neo satellites ready to join rest of family

Toulouse, 18 May 2022 - The last two satellites of the Airbus-built, owned and operated Pléiades Neo constellation are on track for launch later this year, following successful final tests in Toulouse’s clean rooms.

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ITA Airways becomes first Italian A350 operator

ITA Airways, Italy’s new national carrier, has taken delivery of its first A350, becoming the 40th operator of the type. The aircraft, which is on lease from ALAFCO, landed for the first time in Italy at Rome Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci International Airport on Wednesday evening.

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Airbus partners with MAGicALL to develop the electric motors of CityAirbus NextGen

Airbus has selected MAGicALL to supply the motors of the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft CityAirbus NextGen.

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Front-line aircraft mechanics

The shortage of pilots regularly makes headlines around the world, but another lack in the aviation workforce also poses a significant challenge to airlines: the scarcity of skilled aircraft mechanics.

And just as Airbus created its entry-level pilot cadet training programme to motivate and educate a new generation of young aviators, the company is now focussing on helping the aviation sector expand the ranks of aircraft mechanics.

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The making of a hero

An auction of A380 parts will be held in October 2022 in Toulouse and online. It will bring much emotion to enthusiasts as well as giving them the opportunity to acquire emblematic elements of the jumbo sized Airbus aircraft.

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Metaverse Challenge

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Envision the future of air travel

Airbus and HeroX competition seeks novel ideas to explore the travel experience through the Metaverse.
Shared prize fund of $30,000 offered for those who propose the most innovative and impactful “Metaverse and the Future of Flight” visions.

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