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Airbus books almost $70 billion at 2013 Paris Air Show

Airbus Airbus books almost $70 billion at 2013 Paris Air Show

At the 2013 Paris Air Show, Airbus won US$68.7 billion worth of business for a total of 466 aircraft, which shows the resilience of the commercial aviation industry.

United Airlines announces order for Airbus A350-1000 aircraft

United Airlines And Airbus United Airlines announces order for Airbus A350-1000 aircraft

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Airlines today announced an order with Airbus for new A350-1000 aircraft.

Singapore Airlines finalizes order for up to 50 more A350 XWBs

Singapore Airlines finalizes order with Airbus Singapore Airlines finalizes order for up to 50 more A350 XWBs

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has increased its orders for the A350 XWB with an additional 30 A350-900s, plus options for a further 20 aircraft. The agreement firms up a commitment announced last ...

Air France-KLM confirms future with A350 XWB

Air France-KLM and Airbus Air France-KLM confirms future with A350 XWB

The Air France-KLM Group has finalized a firm contract for 25 A350-900 aircraft and for a further 25 options. These aircraft will become an essential element in the Group’s future fleet ...

Best and worst aircraft crash rates revealed

Air travelers should seek out Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 Best and worst aircraft crash rates revealed

SYDNEY, Australia - The world's first airline safety and product rating website has cautioned travelers to steer clear of the LET410, Antonov AN-12, Ilyushin 76, and CASA 212 aircraft which have ...

Air New Zealand gets its first A320 with Sharklets

Wing tip devices save up to four percent in fuel Air New Zealand gets its first A320 with Sharklets

Air New Zealand has taken delivery of its first A320 equipped with fuel saving wing tip devices, or Sharklets, at a ceremony during the 50th Le Bourget Paris airshow.

Lufthansa firms up order for 100 A320 Family aircraft

Lufthansa Largest Airbus airline customer and operator in Europe Lufthansa firms up order for 100 A320 Family aircraft

LE BOURGET, France - The Lufthansa Group has firmed up a previous Supervisory Board decision from March this year and signed for 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo ...

First Airbus A350 XWB successfully completes first flight

Airbus A350 XWB First Airbus A350 XWB successfully completes first flight

The first A350 XWB to fly has landed back at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France at 14.05 hours local time after successfully completing its first flight that lasted four hours and five minutes (245 ...

Cebu Pacific takes delivery of its first A330-300

Cebu Pacific Cebu Pacific takes delivery of its first A330-300

TOULOUSE, France - Cebu Pacific has taken delivery of its first A330-300 during a special ceremony in Toulouse today.

Airbus competition showcases new ideas for future aviation industry

Fly Your Ideas global competition Airbus competition showcases new ideas for future aviation industry

TOULOUSE, France - Planes powered by body heat, luggage floating on a bed of air and even aircraft running on cow power (methane gas) - these are just some of the revolutionary ideas, developed by ...

Airbus shows off its latest products at 50th Paris Air Show

50th international Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airbus shows off its latest products at 50th Paris Air Show

Airbus is showcasing its latest commercial and military product range at the 50th international Paris Air Show at Le Bourget from June 17th to 23rd, 2013.

Singapore Airlines to order up to 50 more A350 XWBs

Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines to order up to 50 more A350 XWBs

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will purchase up to 50 more A350 XWB aircraft. The agreement covers a firm order for 30 more A350-900s plus options for a further 20 aircraft.

Airline competition set to heat up as South African gets 20 more Airbus A320s

Africa aviation Airline competition set to heat up as South African gets 20 more Airbus A320s

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The news coming from Johannesburg, that South African Airways (SAA) is due to take progressive delivery of 20 Airbus A320 aircraft, will serve as a reminder for other African airlines that ...

Airbus unveils new A350 XWB jet

Airbus Airbus unveils new A350 XWB jet

Airbus has showed off its new A350 XWB, rolling out its first flyable plane on Monday fresh from the paintshop in company livery.

Jet Airways likely to place record order with Boeing and Airbus

Indian Carrier To Order 200 New Jets Jet Airways likely to place record order with Boeing and Airbus

NEW DELHI, India - Jet Airways (India) Ltd. will likely announce orders for as many as 200 planes from Boeing Co.

April marks numerous milestones in Airbus’ order and delivery activities

Airbus April marks numerous milestones in Airbus’ order and delivery activities

April marked numerous milestones in Airbus’ order and delivery activities, bringing it to a new industry record backlog of 4,973 aircraft that corresponds to more than seven years of production ...

Two planes collide at Newark Liberty International Airport

Two jets collide in New Jersey Two planes collide at Newark Liberty International Airport

NEWARK, New Jersey - A Scandinavian Airlines A330 plane collided with an ExpressJet Embraer E145 on Wednesday evening at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Nepal Airlines buys 2 Airbus A320 planes

Nepal Airlines Nepal Airlines buys 2 Airbus A320 planes

PARIS, France — Airbus said Monday it had signed an agreement with Nepal Airlines for the sale of two short- to medium-range A320 planes in a deal worth $183 million (140 million euros) at ...

IAG and British Airways select the A350

A350-1000 to take major role in British Airways future long-haul fleet IAG and British Airways select the A350

After a thorough selection process, International Airline Group (IAG), and British Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft plus 18 options, as ...

Airbus breaks ground on new facility in United States

At least 1,000 new jobs in Mobile, Alabama Airbus breaks ground on new facility in United States

During a groundbreaking ceremony at the Mobile Brookley Aeroplex in Alabama, Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Bregier acknowledged the significance of the new A320 Family Assembly Line to ...

First single-aisle Airbus aircraft joins Hawaiian Air’s fleet

Hawaiian Airlines orders 16 A321neo aircraft First single-aisle Airbus aircraft joins Hawaiian Air’s fleet

Following a Memorandum of Understanding in January 2013, Airbus today announced a firm order for 16 A321neo aircraft from Hawaiian Airlines – the first single-aisle order of Airbus aircraft for ...

Lion Air orders 234 A320 Family aircraft

Indonesian low cost carrier becomes new Airbus customer with major order Lion Air orders 234 A320 Family aircraft

Indonesia’s Lion Air has placed a firm order with Airbus for 234 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 109 A320neo, 65 A321neo and 60 A320ceo. The deal sees the carrier become a new customer for ...

Turkish Airlines places its biggest order ever with Airbus

Turkish Airlines orders up to 117 A320 Family aircraft Turkish Airlines places its biggest order ever with Airbus

Turkish Airlines, the largest airline in Turkey, has signed a contract for up to 117 A320 Family aircraft (25 A321ceo, 4 A320neo, 53 A321neo and options for 35 additional A321neo aircraft).

Airbus delivers 100th A380

Airbus hands over its 100th A380 to Malaysia Airlines Airbus delivers 100th A380

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Airbus together marked a major achievement, with the hand-over of the 100th A380 to MAS at Airbus’ Henri Ziegler Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France.

Lufthansa Supervisory Board gives go-ahead for major Airbus order

Lufthansa to order 100 A320 Family aircraft and 2 additional A380s Lufthansa Supervisory Board gives go-ahead for major Airbus order

The Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board has approved the acquisition of 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo with Sharklets) and two A380s worth approximately US$ 11.2 ...

Airbus creates new Chief Innovation Officer position

Yann Barbaux appointed to foster an innovative culture Airbus creates new Chief Innovation Officer position

Yann Barbaux has been appointed Airbus Chief Innovation Officer, effective May 1, 2013. In this new role he will lead a team to manage an agile network of innovators throughout Airbus.

Airbus releases its latest orders and deliveries data

Airbus Airbus releases its latest orders and deliveries data

Airbus’ 2013 order book grew by 41 aircraft in February with its A320, A330 and A350 aircraft families, while 45 jetliners were delivered to customers during the month.

A330-200 Vallee De Mai makes maiden arrival at Mahe International

air seychelles’ second airbus lands A330-200 Vallee De Mai makes maiden arrival at Mahe International

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - All eyes went skyward on the Seychelles’ main island of Mahe yesterday around 1330 local time as Air Seychelles’ second Airbus A330-200, named Vallee de Mai, after the most-visited ...

JetBlue and Airbus reach agreement to retrofit A320 fleet with sharklets

JetBlue Airways and Airbus JetBlue and Airbus reach agreement to retrofit A320 fleet with sharklets

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with Airbus to acquire 110 ship-sets of retrofit Sharklets for the airline's in-service A320 aircraft.

Airbus supports new noise standard

Airline industry to further reduce aircraft noise by seven decibels Airbus supports new noise standard

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) has adopted a new noise stringency level for commercial airplanes.

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