The family grows (1988-1991)
Airbus built on its success with development of the A330 and A340 aircraft.
How is an aircraft built
An Airbus jetliner is the product of highly-efficient cooperation.
Delivering to the customer
The delivery phase for an Airbus jetliner is spread over four or five days.
Final assembly and tests
Airbus has final assembly lines in France, Germany, China and the U.S.
Transport of major aircraft sections
Airbus has a transportation system to airlift sections of its jetliners.
Design offices and engineering centres
Airbus relies on a network of regional facilities for design & engineering.
The A220-100: Purpose-built to serve the 100-135 seat jetliner segment.
Test programme and certification
Airbus aircraft undergo rigorous flight test and certification campaigns.
Airbus-built freighters fulfil a full range of cargo lift requirements.
Airbus’ production organisation manages industrial activities.
A220-State-of-the-art 100-150-seat jetliners join Airbus’ single-aisle line-up.
Preparing the future (2009-2010)
Airbus celebrated four decades of innovation and success in 2009.
The A220-300 was specifically designed for the 130-160 seat jetliner market.
Airbus in Russia
Russia is important to Airbus as a market and source of partnerships.
Putting “teeth” in Europe’s front-line combat aircraft
History of Airbus combat fighter aircraft, from the Tornado to the Eurofighter Typhoon.
First order, first flight (1970-1972)
The A300's first order and first flight were major achievements for Airbus.
The A300-600 is a benchmark for performance, reliability and profitability.
Previous Generation Aircraft
Previous Generation Airbus jetliners continue to be reliable in service.
Airbus prioritizes commonality throughout its families of modern jetliners.
Technology and Innovation
Airbus applies technologies that provide real benefits for stakeholders.