Tag Archives: Airbus

Airbus: Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor on its way to Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia

STEVENAGE, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor has left Airbus’ Stevenage site and is on its way to the launch site, the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Launch is currently planned on 9 October on a Rockot rocket. … Read the full press release

Luo Gang named CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China

Chinese research to support future Airbus products & services TOULOUSE, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luo Gang has been appointed CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China. A location will be announced at a later date … Read the full press release

Airbus: First A321neo for Swedish charter airline Novair

Fleet renewal underway with best-in-class single aisle aircraft TOULOUSE, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish charter airline Novair, has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A321neo will join Novair’s existing Airbus fleet of … Read the full press release

easyJet’s First LEAP Powered Airbus320neo is its 300th Airbus Delivery

easyJet is Europe’s largest customer for the neo easyJet announces new carbon emissions target of 72 grams per passenger kilometer by 2022 TOULOUSE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first LEAP-1A powered A320neo which is also the airline’s … Read the full press release

Laser Peening Metal Enhancement System Sold to ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg

Laser peening extends component service life through increased fatigue strength, improved damage tolerance, and enhanced corrosion cracking resistance. It has been widely adopted by combustion turbine manufacturers to prevent critical component failures. Dublin, Ohio, USA, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LSP … Read the full press release

Airbus, SGInnovate held first aerospace start-up event in Singapore

Focus on innovative aerospace concepts for a “Smart Nation” SINGAPORE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus’ first start-up event held over the weekend of 2-4 June in Singapore, attracted around 80 participants from the region, competing on aerospace concepts that could lead … Read the full press release

Airbus rolled out support communications to German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) troops

MUNICH, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has successfully rolled out support communications to German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) troops deployed to military bases in Lithuania. Labelled “Connect-D”, Airbus now supplies telephone, internet and media services to a total of 15 deployed Bundeswehr … Read the full press release

Airbus: Cebu Pacific of the Philippines orders seven A321ceo

Seven A321ceo to meet growth on domestic and regional services TOULOUSE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cebu Pacific of the Philippines has placed an order with Airbus for seven A321ceo to meet ongoing strong growth on its domestic and regional network. The … Read the full press release

Airbus Global Market Forecast 2017-2036: 34,170 passenger and 730 freighter aircraft worth a combined total of US$5.3 trillion will be needed

Additional need for 530,000 pilots and 550,000 technicians with services set to grow TOULOUSE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 planes … Read the full press release

Airbus the first aircraft manufacturer to deliver new jets using a blend of sustainable jet fuel

15 A350 XWB deliveries already dispatched to Cathay Pacific all with jet fuel blend TOULOUSE, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Showing its strong commitment towards eco-efficiency, Airbus becomes the first aircraft manufacturer to offer its customers the option of delivering new jets … Read the full press release

Airbus COO Fabrice Brégier and Chairman of NDRC of China sign MoU on aviation and aerospace

Memorandum of Understanding signals new chapter in partnership BERLIN, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on aviation and aerospace, further enhancing a spirit of cooperation. The MoU was signed in Berlin by Fabrice … Read the full press release

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