Tag: Airbus


  • Europe & CIS : Airbus will deliver 12 more A380s this year

    Airbus will meet its target of delivering 12 A380 super jumbo aircraft this year, the company’s chief executive pledged recently, brushing aside reports that manufacturing and engineering difficulties had again put the project behind schedule. The 525-seat,......

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  • Airbus

    Airbus, owned by Franco German EADS, is to double the amount of vendor financing it offers to about US$2.64 billion next year, the Financial Times reported. The financing is aimed at supporting commercial aircraft sales and maintaining......

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  • Airbus trials P&W’s geared turbofan

    Airbus trials P&W’s geared turbofan

    Following earlier trials with Boeing, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney (P&W) have commenced a series of flight tests to evaluate the ‘PurePower’ PW1000G technology demonstrator engine which features P&W’s patented ‘Geared Turbofan’ (GTF) architecture. The tests are......

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  • Europe/ CIS: Airbus sells its UK wing component plant

    Europe/ CIS: Airbus sells its UK wing component plant

    Airbus and GKN have signed a contract under which GKN will purchase the wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit based at Airbus’ site at Filton, near Bristol, UK. This includes all operational business, assets and activities being......

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  • Singapore: Airbus, SIA sign A330 support package

    Airbus has finalised a Total Support Package (TSP) agreement with Singapore Airlines to maintain its future fleet of 19 A330 aircraft. The TSP, which will be performed by Airbus Customer Service, will provide fleet management in addition......

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  • Airbus

    Airbus COO-Customers John Leahy said the manufacturer has agreed to sell 280 additional aircraft to Chinese airlines. He was in Tianjin to mark the opening of the newest A320 Family Final Assembly Line. Leahy said as many......

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  • Airbus Tianjin

    Airbus officially opened its first final assembly line outside Europe with Sunday’s inauguration of the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders officiated at a ceremony......

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