Tag: Airbus

ANA Receives First A380 From Airbus

Reading Time: 1 minute All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has received the first of its three Airbus A380 aircraft. ANA and Airbus held a ceremony in Toulouse, France to mark the handover of the plane as well as acknowledge the importance of the airline’s relationship with Airbus. Media events are also […]

Taiwanese STARLUX Airlines Orders 17 Airbus A350s

Reading Time: 1 minute A new Taiwanese airline STARLUX signed a firm order for 17 Airbus A350 aircraft, 12 A350-1000 and five A350-900, for long-haul services. The airline is set to deploy its new aircraft “on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region”. “We are positive […]

Airbus: Shore-to-Ship Drone Delivery Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, to deliver a variety of small, time-critical maritime essentials to working vessels at anchorage. The maiden shore-to-ship delivery flight was made to the Swire Pacific Offshore’s Anchor Handling […]

Lufthansa Group Orders 40 Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Group has announced that it will purchase 40 new aircraft for the group’s airlines: 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 A350-900 planes. The delivery of new aircraft should start late 2022 and end in 2027. The decision regarding which airline will deploy the aircraft at which hub will be made at a later date. “In […]

Air Senegal Receives Africa’s First A330neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation widebody aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip design, drawing best practices from the A350 XWB. Fitted with a three-class cabin […]

Wizz Air: First Gamechanger Airbus A321neo Joins the Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe has taken delivery of its first of 256 Airbus neo aircraft on order in Hamburg. The new generation Airbus A321neo aircraft is powered by two Pratt & Whitney GTF engines and features the widest single-aisle cabin […]

Airbus to Open Flight Academy and Extend Training Services

Reading Time: 1 minute In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – Airbus has decided to open its own flight academy and extend its training services offering by adding “ab-initio” to its portfolio. Leveraging cross-divisional synergies, the Airbus Flight Academy Europe, based in […]

Alaska Airlines A320 Reported Unusual Odour on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Seattle to Santa Ana (USA), reported unusual odour on board. Aircraft was climbing through FL270 out of Seattle when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Seattle reporting an unusual odour on board. The aircraft landed safely back in Seattle about 30 minutes after departure. […]

Air Vanuatu Selects Airbus A220 for Major Fleet Expansion

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A220s (two A220-100s and two A220-300s). Air Vanuatu’s first ever order with Airbus makes it the launch customer of the A220 in the Pacific region. Based at Bauerfield International Airport in the capital […]

Airbus Deliverd First Upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has delivered the first upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to the Spanish Air Force. The upgrade was carried out at Airbus facilities in Getafe. Upgrade involved the introduction of hardware modifications which support the Operational Flight Program 02 (OFP-02) developed by the Armament and Experimental Logistics Centre (CLAEX). The upgrade developed by Airbus includes modifications […]