Tag: Airbus

Airbus joins COVID-19 battle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020 15:51

Airbus’ production and engineering teams in Mobile have teamed up with the University of South Alabama to produce 3D-printed, reusable face masks and mask tension release bands for medical personnel ... Read More

How Airbus is fighting the war on Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020 20:00

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated to governments of the Airbus home countries, namely France, Germany, ... Read More

Airbus will resume partial production

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020 21:58

Airbus SE  announces that it expects production and assembly work to partially resume in France and Spain on Monday, 23 March following health and safety checks after the implementation of ... Read More

Airbus is pausing production

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020 07:22

Airbus decided to pause production of airplanes and issued this press-release Monday morning saying: Airbus SE continues to closely monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 virus across the globe and ... Read More

Airbus and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore sign MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020 19:15

Airbus and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enable urban air mobility (UAM) in Singapore. The MOU was signed today at ... Read More

€3,6 billion fine: Airbus settles with French, UK and US authorities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020 21:13

Airbus has reached final agreements with the French Parquet National Financier (PNF), the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO), and the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) resolving the authorities' investigations into ... Read More

Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020 16:16

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The test crew comprising of two pilots, two flight test engineers ... Read More

Airbus adds XL capacity to its fleet with BelugaXL

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020 15:09

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ramp-up of commercial aircraft programs. The aircraft, which is an ... Read More

Air Canada takes delivery of its first Airbus A220 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019 23:45

Air Canada has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, designed, built and delivered from the Mirabel A220 program facilities in Canada. The first aircraft out of an order ... Read More

Air Caraibes takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019 15:22

Air Caraibes (a member airline of Groupe Dubreuil) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000, the largest member of Airbus’ new generation A350XWB Family, making it the first French ... Read More

Air France–KLM Group orders 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019 16:45

Airbus announced that Air France–KLM Group has firmed up an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft to modernize its single-aisle fleet. The aircraft are intended to be operated by Air ... Read More

Qantas picks Airbus A350-1000 over Boeing jets for world’s longest flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019 23:37

Australia's flag carrier and its largest airline by fleet size, Qantas Airways, has announced that it had opted for Airbus’ A350-1000 aircraft for its upcoming nonstop Sydney to London service ... Read More

Lufthansa flying laboratory: 85 orbits around the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019 16:45

The Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 "Leverkusen" is about to make its 462th measurement flight in the service of atmospheric and climate research. For 15 years now, the long-haul aircraft D-AIHE has ... Read More

Airbus acquires Seattle-based MTM Robotics

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019 18:24

Airbus has acquired industrial automation company, MTM Robotics, for an undisclosed sum. The move deepens Airbus’ commitment to expanding advanced robotics capabilities within its manufacturing processes. The MTM business will ... Read More

New Airbus A321neo joins Pegasus Airlines fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019 14:40

Pegasus Airlines has received its second A321neo aircraft as part of its 100 Airbus aircraft order in 2012, which was the single largest-ever aircraft order in the history of Turkish ... Read More

Burnham Sterling advises Hawaiian Airlines on Japanese financing of 6 Airbus aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 01:09

Burnham Sterling & Co. LLC today announced it acted as exclusive financial adviser and placement agent to Hawaiian Airlines for the Japanese yen (JPY)-denominated financing of four Airbus A330 and ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 18:05

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. The A321XLR is ... Read More

Airbus supports Grand Prix Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2019 18:35

Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, was chosen as the official secure communications technology provider for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Formula 1 race security ... Read More

Airbus logged orders for 222 commercial aircraft in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019 17:15

Airbus marked another month of high-volume bookings with new orders logged for 222 commercial aircraft in November, covering the A320neo Family, A330neo and A350 XWB members of its product line ... Read More

WTO: US Airbus tariffs should be reduced by around $2 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019 19:35

According to the World Trade Organization, the US should immediately reduce the $7.5 billion in tariffs that the WTO authorized to the US in October by around $2 billion. This ... Read More

16 Airbus workers fired for ‘industrial espionage’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019 17:15

European aerospace and defense company Airbus has dismissed 16 employees in a division handling German military projects, including a department manager, without notice, after it was revealed that they were ... Read More

Scandinavia’s SAS takes delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 19:18

Scandinavian airline SAS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the newest operator of this latest generation, highly efficient widebody aircraft. The airline has a total of eight ... Read More

British easyJet orders 12 more Airbus A320neo jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 02:08

British low-cost airline easyJet has exercised purchase rights to increase its fleet of A320neos by 12 new aircraft. The agreement takes the carrier’s total order for the A320neo Family to ... Read More

Airbus A320 dethrones Boeing 737 as world’s best-selling jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 00:15

In the decades-long race between European plane maker Airbus and US aircraft manufacturer Boeing, the Seattle-based company seems to be slipping from the top spot as its star aircraft, the ... Read More

Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019 16:50

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight Airbus A220-300 aircraft. The MoU was signed today in the presence of HE ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s flynas orders 10 A321XLR jets at 2019 Dubai Airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019 16:40

flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a firm order for 10 A321XLRs at the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The agreement in Dubai was signed by Bandar Almohanna, flynas Chief ... Read More

GECAS orders 32 Airbus aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019 15:17

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient wide-body Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range ... Read More

Inspired by nature: Airbus boosts aircraft environmental performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019 00:15

Airbus has unveiled fello’fly, its latest demonstrator project inspired by biomimicry*, that is set to boost the environmental performance of commercial aircraft and make a significant impact on emissions reduction ... Read More

Boeing crashes do not benefit anyone, says Airbus, while pocketing billions in new orders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019 23:01

Emirates airline's order of 50 Airbus A350 aircraft worth $16 billion came as the first major deal, after a disappointing first day of Dubai Air Show 2019 failed to secure ... Read More

Emirates Airline orders 50 Airbus A350XWB jets at Dubai Airshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019 16:00

Airbus and Emirates Airline have signed a purchase agreement for 50 A350-900s - Airbus’ newest generation widebody aircraft. The order was signed at Dubai Airshow 2019 by His Highness Sheikh ... Read More

120 jets: Air Arabia places $14 billion order with Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019 15:25

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), today set another milestone with one of the region’s largest single-aisle aircraft orders of 120 Airbus ... Read More

Airbus: Single-pilot aircraft with AI will become reality over next decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 19:59

Airbus Chief Technology Officer, Grazia Vittadini, said that European aerospace giant is currently working on a single-pilot aircraft model to meet rising air travel demand. Demand for air travel doubles ... Read More

Fiji Airways takes delivery of first of its two Airbus A350 XWBs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 15:43

Fiji Airways has become the first airline from the South Pacific region to take delivery of the A350 XWB, the world’s most modern all new wide-body aircraft. The A350-900 which ... Read More

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019 14:55

At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services from market leading commercial and military aircraft to ... Read More

Airbus unveils Air Canada’s first A220

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019 22:46

Air Canada’s first Airbus A220 was unveiled this week when it rolled out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel. In December, Air Canada will ... Read More

Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 19:20

October was a landmark month for Airbus in terms of new business, with orders logged for 415 new commercial jetliners. This includes one of the company’s largest-ever transactions with a ... Read More