Tags: Airbus

Air France-KLM orders four A350Fs to modernise the fleet of Martinair, part of KLM Group

Image: Airbus The Air France-KLM Group has placed a firm order for four A350Fs, the brand new Airbus widebody freighter, to be operated by Martinair Holland N.V., a Dutch cargo airline headquartered and based in Amsterdam Schiphol airport, and part of KLM Group. The A350F’s will allow the airline to retire its existing older generation […]

Airbus steps up its quest for new talent to prepare the future of aerospace

More than 13,000 people to be hired by the company worldwide in 2023 To support its commercial aircraft ramp-up, meet challenges in defence, space and helicopters, Airbus intends to recruit more than 13,000 people globally in 2023. Around 7,000 of these will be newly created posts across the company. The new hires will be instrumental […]

Air France-KLM continues to renew its fleet and places firm order for 4 Airbus A350F full freighter aircraft for Martinair and 3 A350-900 passenger aircraft for Air France.

Air France-KLM continues to renew its fleet and places firm order for 4 Airbus A350F full freighter aircraft for Martinair (part of the KLM Group), and 3 A350-900 passenger aircraft for Air France. Air France-KLM’s fleet renewal continues in an ongoing effort to improve the Group’s economic and environmental performance. In this context, the Group […]

Uzbekistan Airways and Airbus: new level of cooperation

Image: Airbus On January 24-26, 2023 the management of Uzbekistan Helicopters LLC, which is a structural subdivision of Uzbekistan Airways JSC, is in France and Germany with official visit. Current visit provides for further cooperation between two sides on the supply of new Airbus H145 helicopters. The increase in the fleet with modern helicopters of […]

Pegasus Airlines closes the first ever sustainability-linked aircraft-secured term loan with Ex-Im support

Pegasus Airlines closed the first ever sustainability-linked aircraft-secured term loan (“SLL”), which was guaranteed by UK Export Finance for the financing of ten new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The transaction was led by Societe Generale, acting as global arranger, sustainability structurer, facility agent and security trustee. The highly innovative transaction is remarkable in several respects: it […]

Airbus tests new technologies to enhance pilot assistance

Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, has started testing new, on ground and in-flight, pilot assistance technologies on an A350-1000 test aircraft.  Known as DragonFly, the technologies being demonstrated include automated emergency diversion in cruise, automatic landing and taxi assistance and are aimed at evaluating the feasibility and pertinence of further exploring autonomous […]

airBaltic to equip entire fleet with SpaceX’s Starlink

Latvian airline airBaltic has announced that it will equip its entire Airbus A220-300 fleet with SpaceX’s Starlink internet connectivity system. Every passenger will benefit from complimentary, in-flight high-speed internet access during all airBaltic flights without hassles or login pages. From the moment passengers walk onto the plane, they’ll have access to the internet. Developed by […]

Christmas comes early as Jetstar takes delivery of its second A321neo LR

Jetstar Airways has taken delivery of its second Airbus A321neo LR, adding more capacity and greater resilience to its operations ahead of the peak holiday period.   The state-of-the-art aircraft arrived in Melbourne from the Airbus manufacturing facility in Hamburg, Germany this week and will operate its first commercial flight on Saturday 10 December. The […]

Brussels Airlines welcomes five brand new A320 neo aircraft and lowers its carbon footprint

And continues to grow its fleet and offer to prepare for summer 2023, creating over 200 new jobs. On top of the three brand new A320 neo (New Engine Option) aircraft joining the Brussels Airlines fleet in 2023, the board of directors approved the phase in of two additional new A320 neos for 2024. Today, […]

Air Greenland becomes latest A330neo operator and Flight Hour Services customer

Air Greenland has taken delivery of an A330-800 widebody aircraft, becoming the latest operator of the type.  The A330neo will replace previous generation aircraft in the company’s fleet, reducing operating cost, improving environmental efficiency while offering an unrivalled passenger experience.  Air Greenland’s A330neo will comfortably accommodate 305 passengers, featuring 42 Premium class seats and 263 […]