Tag Archives: Airbus

Airbus marks the commencement of the intensive construction phase for its new EUR43 million satellite hub

Unique ventilation technology cuts operating costs by 70 percent FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the ceremonial laying of the foundation stone for the new Integrated Technology Centre (ITC), Airbus marks the commencement of the intensive construction phase for its new … Read the full press release

Scientists and engineers to discuss the threat posed by asteroids and comets at the 5th Planetary Defence Conference (PDC) in Tokyo

Space experts to meet in Tokyo to discuss ways to deflect asteroids TOKYO, Japan, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and engineers from all over the world will gather from 15 to 19 May in Tokyo, Japan, at the 5th Planetary Defence … Read the full press release

Airbus: Asiana Airlines the 12th airline to operate the world’s most efficient twin engine widebody airliner

TOULOUSE, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three class … Read the full press release

Airbus Interiors Services: Airbus launches new offer to support airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies

Dedicated to supporting airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies; Scope covers the entire Airbus family; Delivering Airbus standards and innovative products with improved agility. HAMBURG, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has launched a new offer: Airbus Interiors Services (AIS). Based … Read the full press release

SITA and Airbus join forces to provide the most advanced cyber security solution for the air transport industry

New offer to allow immediate detection and remedial action DUBAI, U.A.E., 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Center Services customized for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services will … Read the full press release

Airbus-built SES-10 telecommunications satellite to replace and provide additional capacity for TV, enterprise and mobility services

Cape Canaveral, FL, U.S.A., 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and … Read the full press release

Airbus to showcase its new cabin innovations at Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany from 4th to 6th April

Visit Airbus at Hall B5, Stand 5B20 – from Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th April; Media Briefing: Tuesday April 4th 09.30hrs; New A380 cabin enablers showcased; Two Widebody Airspace full-scale mockups; See into the future of in-flight Airbus’ virtual reality … Read the full press release

Airbus To Establish Its First Greenfield Training City in Asia

New Delhi, India, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus is setting up a greenfield training facility at Aerocity, New Delhi, to support India’s growing need for Airbus aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers. The ground-breaking for the Airbus India Training Centre was performed … Read the full press release

First High-Power All-Electric Telecom Satellite Now Ready for Shipment from Airbus

All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station manoeuvers inaugurates significant mass savings on this class of mission TOULOUSE, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EUTELSAT 172B, the first high power all-electric telecommunications satellite, is now ready for shipment on 20 March from the Airbus … Read the full press release

Airbus to exhibit at the Avalon Airshow in Australia, 28th February to 5th March 2017

MELBOURNE, Australia, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus will feature its extensive range of products, leading-edge capabilities and industrial partnerships in the Pacific via a high-profile presence at the Avalon Airshow in Australia. The 13th edition of the show will take place … Read the full press release

Airbus announces the appointment of Mikail Houari as President for Africa and the Middle East

Mikail succeeds Habib Fekih who retires after 30 years Dubai, UAE, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has appointed Mikail Houari, 50, as President for Africa and the Middle East region. Mikail, who previously served as Deputy President for Africa and the … Read the full press release

Airbus calls on SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and students for the “Enter the SpaceDataHighway” challenge

Aims to foster innovation for its brand-new laser-based space communication system Winner will be awarded €75,000 investment and will get support of Airbus BizLab TOULOUSE, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmitting large volumes of data in near real time through space at … Read the full press release

Wearable tech: Airbus honored Accenture with the Best in Class Award for Innovation at the 2016 Airbus Supplier Conference

HAMBURG, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has honored Accenture with the Best in Class Award for Innovation. This award, presented at the 2016 Airbus Supplier Conference, recognizes the success of a wearable technology initiative that was designed to improve the manufacturing … Read the full press release

Leonardo-Finmeccanica: Definition Study of the European MALE RPAS Programme launched

Manching, Germany, 30-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Since beginning of September the development of a common European drone has entered a new phase. The contract for the Definition Study of the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) … Read the full press release

Volaris becomes the first operator of the Airbus A320neo in North America

Largest Airbus customer in Mexico first to operate best-selling, fuel-efficient aircraft TOULOUSE, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Low-cost carrier Volaris took delivery of its first A320neo, making the airline the first operator of the A320neo in North America. Volaris is Mexico’s … Read the full press release

Airbus: Philippines based Cebu Pacific to order two A330-300s

Reflecting success of Airbus widebody on carrier’s long haul low fare routes PARIS, 02-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Manila-based Cebu Pacific has placed a firm order with Airbus for two A330-300s. The aircraft will join an existing fleet of six A330s flying … Read the full press release

Xample Development SARL developed Helitab Electronic Flight Bag Mobile technology for Airbus Helicopters Super Puma EFB

GENEVA, 02-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Xample Development Sarl, a worldwide leader in mobile technology based Aircraft navigation systems, announced an agreement on a mandate with Airbus Helicopter, a global leader and provider of Civil and Military rotary wings aircraft, for … Read the full press release

TAP Portugal signs with Airbus to upgrade the cabins of its A330s, A319s, A320s and A321s

Hamburg, 07-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TAP Portugal has signed an agreement with Airbus at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg to upgrade the cabins of its A330s, A319s, A320s and A321s. The engineering and certification of this extensive cabin retrofit programme … Read the full press release

Airbus expands its strategic partnership with China with the construction of Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Tianjin, China

Tianjin, China, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has taken additional steps in the expansion of its global footprint and its strategic partnership with China as construction gets underway for the Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) in Tianjin, China. The … Read the full press release

Airbus awards another production project at Azura Polska’s new facility in Poland

Investments taking shape in Poland with opening of Azura Polska facility in Łódź, where A350 XWB parts will be manufactured Airbus Helicopters’ design office and Łódź University of Technology are working on new generation aviation seats, to be manufactured by … Read the full press release

Comlux becomes the largest customer for Airbus’ new corporate jet family with the firm order for three Airbus ACJ320neo aircraft

BLAGNAC, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Comlux The Aviation Group has announced a firm order for three Airbus ACJ320neo aircraft, becoming the largest customer for Airbus’ new corporate jet family. The order also consolidates Comlux’s leadership in Airbus corporate jet deals, with … Read the full press release

Iran officials sign with Airbus for new aircrafts and civil aviation co-operation

PARIS, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to … Read the full press release

Airbus expands capabilities and reach of its service centre network for corporate jet customers and operators

Broader service centre network extends customer care Toulouse, France, 17-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus is enhancing the way that it cares for corporate jet customers and operators around the world, by expanding the capabilities and reach of its service centre network. The … Read the full press release

Airbus: easyJet to order further 36 A320 Family aircraft

Cumulative orders surpass 450 A320 Family aircraft Toulouse, France, 17-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — easyJet has signed a firm order for a further 36 A320 Family aircraft taking its cumulative order for the type to 451. The agreement for six A320ceo and 30 … Read the full press release

Airbus Perlan 2 glider achieved its successful first flight in Oregon

Glider makes successful first flight, begins journey to 2016 world record flight to 90,000 feet without an engine Toulouse, 25-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Perlan 2 glider, the world’s first engineless aircraft designed to reach the edge of space, achieved … Read the full press release

Airbus: all A400Ms now cleared by Spanish regulator DGAM for flight provided they have undergone the checks specified in the Alert Operator Transmission (AOT)

TOULOUSE, 23-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lifting of restrictions permits all aircraft to fly subject to completion of checks Airbus Defence and Space is about to recommence deliveries of Airbus A400M aircraft following the lifting of all remaining flight restrictions on new … Read the full press release

Airbus gives customers more comfort, range and efficiency with the launch of two new aircraft, the ACJ319neo and ACJ320neo

TOULOUSE, 21-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Launching two new aircraft, the ACJ319neo and ACJ320neo, gives Airbus the ability to offer customers a corporate jet solution with more comfort, range and efficiency. They build on the widest and tallest cabin that is … Read the full press release

Airbus begins final assembly of the first of 70 A350-900 for Singapore Airlines at its facilities in Toulouse, France

TOULOUSE, 21-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has begun final assembly of the first A350-900 for Singapore Airlines at its facilities in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 70 A350 XWBs ordered by the airline and is scheduled for … Read the full press release

Korean Air Aerospace selected by Airbus to supply new Sharklet wingtip devices for the A330neo

Blagnac, France, 27-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Korean Air Aerospace Division (KAL-ASD), the aerospace manufacturing division of the Korean Air Group, has been selected by Airbus to supply new Sharklet wingtip devices including a wingspan extension for the A330neo – the new … Read the full press release

Airbus: ORACLE TEAM USA trials new designs and systems on its testing platform AC45S boat for use in 2017 America’s Cup

Blagnac, France, 27-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the announcement in 2014 of the innovation partnership between Airbus and  ORACLE TEAM USA, the project has moved from the design offices to the open seas. The first in-water tests were carried out … Read the full press release