Tag: final assembly

See First Delta Air Lines A220-100 Rolling Out of Painting Hangar

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Air Lines` first Airbus A220-100 was introduced this week after rolling out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel, Québec. Delta will be the first U.S. airline to take delivery of the A220, featuring a state-of-the art interior and delivering best-in-class fuel performance. Now that the aircraft is decked […]

First ANA A380 Rolls Out of Final Assembly Line in Toulouse

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the final assembly line (FAL) in Toulouse. The aircraft has now been moved to an outside station where various ground tests will be undertaken in preparation for first flight in the coming weeks. The aircraft will then be transferred to the Airbus facilities […]

A330neo Rolls out of Paintshop in WOW Air Colours

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air’s first A330neo aircraft has rolled-out of the paint-shop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type world-wide. WOW air is an all Airbus operator with a fleet of 18 aircraft (15 A320 Family […]

New Airbus A330-800 Starts Final Assembly

Reading Time: 2 minutes Final assembly of the newest member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, has started and is on track for the first flight planned in mid-2018. The A330-800 complements the A330-900, the largest member of the A330neo Family. With its 242-tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) as base variant, the A330-800 can operate routes of up to […]

Boeing Rolls Out Singapore Airlines’ First 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner built for Singapore Airlines at its Final Assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airplane will now undergo the painting of the airline’s livery and begin its system checks, fueling, and engine runs. Singapore Airlines is due to take delivery of its first 787-10 in the […]

Airbus BelugaXL Hits The Road In Toulouse

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first large sections of Airbus’ next generation new transport aircraft, the BelugaXL, have arrived at the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse. Following a five night long road convoy from Aernnova’s factory in Berantevilla, north eastern Spain, the panels (two laterals, one central) are required to complete the rear section of the BelugaXL. […]

Boeing Begins Final Assembly on First 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing teammates in North Charleston, S.C., started final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, marking yet another on-time milestone for the development program. The first 787-10 will cycle through Boeing South Carolina’s Final Assembly facility as all major sections are joined, interior and exterior components completed, power turned on and production tests begin. “As we […]

First A330neo Starts Its Final Assembly in Toulouse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has commenced the final assembly of its first A330neo, an A330-900, at its Final Assembly Line in Toulouse with the joining of the wings to the centre fuselage at station 40. As the newest member of the world’s most popular A330 wide-body family the A330neo builds on the Family’s proven economics, versatility and reliability, […]

Airbus Starts A350-1000 Final Assembly

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. This A350-1000, one of three flight test aircraft to be built, will take to the skies for its maiden flight before the end of 2016. A350-1000 deliveries will start in mid-2017. To ensure […]