The no.1 Airbus Corporate Jets ACJ320neo has been assembled and will be delivered to Acropolis Aviation of the UK, followed by cabin outfitting at AMAC in Basle, Switzerland; this NEO (new engine option) member of the A320 Family is powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines
With delivery of its no. 1 A350-900 on 8 August 2018, Air China became the first Chinese mainland customer to receive a member of Airbus’ A350 XWB Family – which features the latest aerodynamic design, carbon fibre fuselage and wings, plus new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines
Air China delegation visiting Airbus
From left to right :
Véronique Creissels, Senior Vice President Communications Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Head of News & Media Relations
Cao Jianxiong, Deputy Party Secretary and Vice President of Air China Group and Air China Ltd.
George Xu, Chief Executive Office, Airbus China
The initial Ultra Long Range A350 XWB for delivery to launch customer Singapore Airlines – which will be operated on non-stop services from Singapore to the U.S. – rolls out of Airbus’ Toulouse, France paint shop displaying the carrier’s distinctive livery
The first of seven A350-900 Ultra Long Range aircraft for delivery to Singapore Airlines shows off its distinctive livery after rolling out from Airbus’ Toulouse, France paint shop; handover of this milestone aircraft is planned for later in 2018
To meet the expected demand for some 540,000 new pilots over the next two decades, Airbus has created a pilot cadet training programme that includes ab initio training; the Escuela de Aviacion Mexico pilot school is its launch partner
Reflecting Airbus’ commitment to assure the long-term availability of qualified flight crew, the company has initiated an ab initio pilot cadet training programme – with the Escuela de Aviacion Mexico pilot school as the launch partner
The A350-1000 will be deployed on Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop route from Hong-Kong to Washington D.C., representing the longest flight – approximately 17 hours – performed by any airline from Hong Kong
Representing Airbus’ largest-ever jetliner acquisition announcement, the four portfolio airlines of Indigo Partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will double its existing A320neo Family fleet
Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus”. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.
Continuing a partnership with Airbus of 10 years, Air Astana has taken delivery of its first A320neo (new engine option) aircraft – leased from Air Lease Corporation – to become the initial NEO operator in the CIS