Tag: A350XWB

Airbus Secures Nearly 200 Orders for Its Aircraft in One Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus is enjoying a growing demand for its aircraft programs during Dubai Airshow 2019. During 18th November the European planemaker announced two major deals with world’s leading airlines: Emirates and Air Arabia. Emirates is a long-standing Airbus customer which operates the biggest Airbus A380 fleet in the world. The airline has 112 Airbus A380s, these […]

Airbus Takes Another Key Step to Strengthen Its Presence in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has announced that it is strengthening its cooperation and presence in China. With the aim to increase the number and type of aircraft produced in this country, the aircraft manufacturer and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Therefore, one of the main objectives focuses on the increase of the A320 and A330 family […]

Airbus Develops World’s First Mixed Reality Trainer for A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus, in cooperation with Japan Airlines (JAL) and JAL Engineering (JALEC), has developed a prototype application supporting new training solutions, taking advantage of the world’s most advanced Mixed Reality technology, Microsoft “HoloLens” and immersive headsets. This will enable the airline community to benefit from cost-effective and highly enhanced training and operational solutions, pushing the boundaries […]

First Air Mauritius A350 XWB Takes Shape

Reading Time: 2 minutes The wing-fuselage junction, the installation of the tailplane and also the tailcone have been completed. The aircraft is in the next assembly station for structural completion such as the installation of winglets, ground testing of mechanical, electrical and avionics systems. Next steps will include in particular cabin completion, engine installation, painting and flight tests. This […]

Airbus Profits Down As Problems Mount on A400M and Airliners

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Airbus Group reported a 50 percent dip in net profits for the first quarter of 2016 with net income of €399 million ($444 million), compared with €792 ($895 million). While the decline in net income can partly be explained by one-off items, the European company warned of further significant cost issues on both the […]