Emirates has announced an order for 15 additional Airbus A350-900s at the Dubai Airshow 2023, worth US$ 6 billion. This announcement follows Emirates President Tim… Read More »Dubai Airshow: Emirates Orders 15 A350s, Despite Engine Claims
Ethiopian Airlines Group and Airbus have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 11 additional Airbus A350-900s. This agreement brings Ethiopian Airlines’ total order book… Read More »Dubai Airshow: Ethiopian Airlines Commits to 11 More A350-900s
EGYPTAIR has announced an exciting development for its customers – adding new Airbus A350-900 aircraft to their long-haul fleet. The airline’s order for 10 of… Read More »Dubai Airshow: EGYPTAIR Orders 10 Airbus A350-900 Aircraft
Airbus Helicopters’ demonstrator FlightLab has successfully tested an electric flight control system. This is in preparation for a new human-machine interface (HMI) that will equip CityAirbus NextGen, Airbus’ eVTOL prototype. The milestone is important in advancing a new generation of electric-powered urban air mobility aircraft.
Airbus and Boeing have both reported on their deliveries. Airbus takes the lead on single-aisle aircraft with 384 YTD deliveries (through the end of August) compared to Boeing’s 286 single-aisle planes delivered through the end of Q3. Boeing leads on twin-aisle aircraft deliveries with 85 long-haul aircraft delivered versus Airbus’ 49.
easyJet has become the first airline in the world to sign a contract with Airbus for its Direct Air Carbon Capture (DACC) carbon-removal initiative.
The Airbus-built THEOS-2 Earth observation satellite has successfully launched on a Vega rocket from Kourou, Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana. In 2018, the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA) chose Airbus as their partner for developing their next-generation national geo-information system.
Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld alliance, has revealed the details of its latest addition to the international fleet. The opulent JAL Airbus A350-1000, delights enhancing passenger experience with a blend of Japanese aesthetics, top-tier technology, and unparalleled comfort.
The Cathay Group has announced a new order for an extra 32 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. This addition is a part of the airline’s ongoing strategy to increase and update its fleet.
Airbus is announcing an essential restructuring in its Executive Committee leadership. Christian Scherer is set to take on the helm as the CEO of the Commercial Aircraft business.
ZeroAvia has announced that Airbus, Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital, and NEOM have co-led the company’s latest financing round.
Airbus Team’s Breakthrough in Direct Air Capture Technology Secures Spot in German Future Prize Finals
Advancing the fight against climate change, the Airbus Direct Air Capture (DAC) team has earned a prestigious position in the finals of the German Future Prize 2023.
In a bold move towards aviation sustainability, Airbus has teamed up with DG Fuels, LLC (“DGF”), an up-and-coming pioneer in the field of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).
Air France-KLM and Airbus have initiated exclusive negotiations on establishing a joint venture focusing on Airbus A350 component support.
In a significant move to modernize its international fleet, Qantas has placed a firm order for 12 Airbus A350 and 12 Boeing 787 aircraft. This strategic decision replaces the current A330 and A380 fleets over the next decade and includes purchase-right options to facilitate future growth and fleet renewal.
Airbus, BMW Group, and Quantinuum have pioneered a groundbreaking hybrid quantum-classical workflow. This innovative framework expedites future research by utilizing quantum computers to simulate quantum systems, specifically emphasizing the chemical reactions of catalysts within fuel cells.
Voyager Space and Airbus intend to collaborate on the construction and operation of the pioneering StarLab. The upcoming Joint Venture is set to serve as… Read More »Airbus Joins Voyager Space on StarLab Project
European ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air, renowned for its rapid expansion, has solidified a firm agreement for an additional 75 A321neo Family aircraft. This latest acquisition… Read More »Wizz Air Orders 75 More Airbus A321neos
The exciting phase of constructing the Qantas Group’s inaugural Airbus A220 is in full swing, indicating a major progression in the company’s ongoing fleet renewal efforts. The airline is asking customers to help them name the plane.
Airbus has inaugurated its new final assembly line (FAL) in Toulouse, dedicated to the A320 Family. Dignitaries at the inaugural ceremony included Bruno Le Maire,… Read More »Airbus Unveils New Final Assembly Line for A320 Family in Toulouse
This week, aircraft lessors Avolon published their Q2 2023 update, including one key accomplishment in the second quarter: the publication of their World Fleet Forecast (2023-2042).
Let’s take a closer look at both.
The Keflavik-based airline has just inked a firm order for 13 state-of-the-art Airbus A321XLR (extra long-range) aircraft, marking its debut as an Airbus customer. The Icelandic flagship also has plans on the horizon to lease four A321LRs (long-range).
Qantas has revealed the full aircraft cabin design of its Airbus A350, set to pioneer long-haul travel. New product features include a unique Wellbeing Zone, enhanced Premium Economy and Economy cabins, a new Business class suite, an apartment style First-class suite, fast USB-C charging ports, and integrated wireless charging, positioning Qantas at the forefront of aviation innovation.
Airbus delivered 863 commercial aircraft to 99 customers in 2019, outpacing its previous output record set in 2018 by 8% and marking the 17th consecutive year of increases in production.