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VA-VA-VA-Voom! Virgin’s New A350-1000s Are Sure to Be Some Kind of Wonderful

At Farnborough today, Airbus and Virgin Atlantic Airways announced that the airline will acquire up to 13 A350-1000–valued at $4.4 billion list–as part of a plan to feature one of the youngest and environmentally friendly fleets in the globe. Virgin Atlantic […]

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Masters Of the Universe: Design Ideas For Your Own Private A350XWB

For Masters of the Universe who need their own private A350 XWB to get wherever it is they need to be in maximum comfort, Airbus has released new cabin lay-out proposals which are sure to please.

The airframe manufacturer launched its ACJ350 XWB during EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) this past month, as the ideal flying castle for the Master of the Universe who literally has everything already—except his own private A350 XWB. (We’re just assuming you’re a gentleman, but if you’re a lady more power to you!)

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Airbus Chairman Hints at New Single Aisle Plane, But What Size?

While greeting press gathered for Airbus Innovation Days in Hamburg, Klaus Richter, Chief Procurement Officer, Airbus and Chairman of the Board for Airbus Germany, caught our attention when highlighting the importance of Hamburg in the group’s plans by saying, “If there’s a new plane it will be a single aisle plane.”

Richter mentioned Hamburg’s growing development capabilities in fields of research into new materials, through the ZAL Technical Centre, and also significant in-house capabilities including for full-sized aircraft simulations. As he said, all in the interest of “shooting for a single aisle development that needs to enter the market.”

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TAP Makes Further Commitment to Airbus Experience at Aircraft Interiors Expo

Following the announcement at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg that the airline would be the launch customer for Airbus A330neo aircraft and the Airspace by Airbus Cabin, TAP Portugal made further commitment to the manufacturer which will give its customers an improved Airbus flying experience.

TAP Portugal signed an agreement with Airbus to upgrade the cabins of its A330s, A319s, A320s and A321s aircraft.