Tag: Airbus

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Airbus A320ceo/neo Full Flight Simulator is Ready for Training at BAA Training Spain

Reading Time: < 1 minute One more Full Flight Simulator (FFS) upgraded with recent Airbus Std. 2.0, Airbus A320ceo/neo, has passed final acceptance tests and Initial Evaluation and is now declared “Ready For Training” (RFT) at BAA Training Spain in Barcelona. This Level-D full-scope flight compartment replica equipped with two ceo and two neo engine types was manufactured by L3Harris […]

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Airbus and ITA Airways Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility in Italy. The two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions. Alfredo Altavilla, Chairman of ITA Airways, said: “The partnership between ITA Airways and Airbus started with the […]

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Airbus Will not Supply Parts to Russian Operators

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus halted the supply of components to Russia and ceased supporting Russian airlines. The announcement late on Tuesday came as aircraft and engine manufacturers, lessors and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers with Russian clients face various EU and U.S. bans, including leasing planes, exporting new aircraft and providing parts. Airbus said on Wednesday: “In […]

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Airbus Is About to Test Hydrogen Engine on A380 Superjumbo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has collaborated with CFM International to test hydrogen propulsion on an A380, its largest airplane. The flights on the aircraft that will include a modified version of the current engine will begin in 2026. The aim is to prepare for entry-into-service of a zero-emission plane by 2035. “This is the most significant step undertaken […]

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Airbus Aims to Deliver 720 Aircraft This Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Optimistic on a stable rebound in the aviation industry, Airbus expects to deliver 720 commercial aircrafts this year. Deliveries of new Airbus aircraft are set to grow 18% to a total of around 720 this year, the company said, surpassing the 2017 level but still far away from its record high of 863 planes. “We […]

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Airbus is Creating Its Own Cargo Airline called Airbus Beluga Transport

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus on Tuesday said it is renting out its giant Beluga aircraft to outside customers. The whale-shaped planes are usually used to transport large aircraft parts for its planes like wings and fuselage sections between its factories in Europe. Airbus is forming a new airline called Airbus Beluga Transport to fly large cargo for space, […]

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Airbus Will Build the First Aircraft “Lifecycle” Service Center in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the city of Chengdu and Tarmac Aerosave for the development of the first sustainable aircraft “lifecycle” service centre in China. This agreement will include multiple of activities from aircraft parking and storage, upgrades, conversions, maintenance and dismantling for various airplane types. “This is another concrete contribution […]

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Boeing 2021 Aircraft Deliveries Surged

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing’s sales and deliveries of new planes increased in 2021, but the plane manufacturer still ended the year behind its main rival Airbus. According to Boeing, it delivered 340 aircraft, up from 157 in 2020. However, Airbus surpassed Boeing, having delivered over twice the number handled by Boeing, and it became the world’s largest airplane […]

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Airbus Increases Deliveries By 8% In 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has remained the world’s largest plane maker for the third year running as it outperformed Boeing by delivering 611 jets in 2021, up 8% from the year before. A320 family aircraft were unsurprisingly the most delivered planes throughout the year, with 483 deliveries. The A350 was the next most frequently delivered, with 55 handovers. […]

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Airbus Has Got a Massive Order for 255 A321 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has received an order for 255 additional A321neo Family aircraft under a joint Indigo Partners agreement: Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines. The firm order was signed at the Dubai Airshow. This order brings the total number of aircraft ordered by the Indigo Partners’ […]