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Airbus new production plan: 3600 jobs threatened

Airbus announced reduced production of its A380 and A400M. That new production schedule could be affecting 3600 jobs, French daily Challenges estimates. France should be spared, but in Germany, United Kingdom and Spain, workers are expecting some reassignments. The company released a statement that it would meet the European Works Council (a committee in charge […]

Emirates inks $16B A380 superjumbo order with Airbus

On February 11, 2018, Emirates announced affirming an order for 36 Airbus A380s. The $16 billion worth deal, already labeled a lifeline for the stagnant-in-sales superjumbo, was previously announced in January 2018, as Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The contract is for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, with the deliveries starting in 2020, Emirates […]

Singapore Airlines receives first of five new A380s

Singapore Airlines took the delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year. The plane is equipped with widely advertised newly launched on-board cabin products and innovations. “We are proud to deliver the first of five new A380s to Singapore Airlines featuring the carrier’s beautiful […]

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus for A380 retrofit programme

Singapore Airlines selected Airbus to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft which are currently in service with the airline. The retrofit work will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore and is expected to start in late 2018, with all 14 aircraft scheduled for completion by 2020. Under the agreement, Airbus will […]

Airbus works with Emirates on a new order for A380

Airbus is working with Emirates, the biggest buyer of its A380 aircraft, on a new order for A380 aircraft, Bloomberg informs. The two sides should agree on terms of the future agreement before the Dubai Air Show, which starts on November 12, 2017, Emirates chairman Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum said on November 3, […]

Etihad Airways receives its 10th A380

Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380. Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi. The airline’s award-winning double-decker A380s are the […]

Emirates’ New A380 Onboard Lounge to make its ATM debut

Emirates will debut its new A380 Onboard Lounge at the Infinite Possibilities stand in its home-base of Dubai at the 2017 edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM).  The region’s leading travel exhibition will run from 24-27 April. Along with the newly enhanced A380 Onboard Lounge, Emirates will also showcase its Boeing 777 Business Class seat, […]