Tag: A400M

Airbus Delivers Two A400M Airlifters to Two Different Nations in One Day

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has for the first time formally delivered two A400M new generation airlifters to two different nations in one day. The company handed over the aircraft on March 20, to the European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR), in charge of the management of the A400M Programme, representing Germany and France – at a ceremony […]

Airbus A380 and A400M Production Cuts Put 3700 Jobs at Risk

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the previously announced changes to the A380 and A400M delivery plans, Airbus confirms the formal adjustment of production rates for its A380 and A400M programmes. The new plan, which was presented to the European Works Council, involves the production of six A380s per year starting from 2020 and eight A400Ms per year, also as […]

Airbus to Discus Job Cuts with European Works Council

Reading Time: 1 minute As a result of continued poor interest in both the Airbus A380 commercial passenger jet and the A400M turboprop military aircraft, Airbus is being faced with making substantial reductions in the workforces associated with these two aircraft. According to a Company press release: Airbus has a policy of first addressing workforce issues with its social […]

Airbus Jumps Most in Nearly a Decade

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. The company said that it surged to a net profit of 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) in the fourth quarter, from a loss […]

Watch How Airbus Makes A Groundbreaking Family Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute In a groundbreaking first, Airbus flies its A350 XWB, A400M, Eurofighter Typhoon and H160 together in a one-of-a-kind performance. This aeronautical achievement symbolizes the new united Airbus family. More than ever, we make it fly.    

Germany Seeks Further 12.7 Million Euros from Airbus for A400M Delays

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to Reuters, Germany’s defence ministry said it is asking for 12.7 million euros in damages from Airbus Group SE for delays in the delivery of a fourth A400M military transport plane that it received last month. “The German military has claimed the full 12.7 million euros in compensation that were contractually negotiated for delays […]