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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

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 (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 month.

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 strategy.

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 the w

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

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 with Sh

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 minut

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

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 stu

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 (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...

(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 sit

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

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

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 for

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

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 catalogue

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 part

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 Airbus’ gl