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Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The test crew comprising of two pilots, two flight test engineers and a test flight engineer took off initially at around 10h15 on 18 December and conducted a total of 8 take-offs over a period of […]

Air Canada Celebrates the Arrival of its First Airbus A220

Canadian-built aircraft unveiled at the airline’s Montreal headquarters First commercial flight departs Montreal for Calgary January 16, offering customers a modern, spacious new cabin interior A220 technology reduces fuel consumption by 20 per cent per seat Air Canada yesterday unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at […]

Airbus BelugaXL enters service, adding XL capacity to the fleet

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ramp-up of commercial aircraft programmes. The aircraft, which is an integral part of Airbus’ industrial system, made its first operational flight on 9 January. This is the first of six BelugaXL to begin work alongside […]

Airbus announces increased investment, expansion of aircraft manufacturing in the U.S.

Airbus announced today that, as part of its plan to produce 63 A320 Family aircraft per month in 2021, the company will expand its industrial footprint in the U.S. by increasing the production rate of A320 family aircraft at its Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile to seven per month by the beginning of next […]

Qatar Airways To Showcase Its Airbus A350-1000 Alongside Its Gulfstream G500 At Kuwait Aviation Show

The exhibition will be taking place from 15–18 January, and will draw tens of thousands of trade and public visitors Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its participation in the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020, where it will display its state-of-the-art Airbus A350-1000 fitted with its multi award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, and the ultra-modern private […]

ANA to Receive Third ‘FLYING HONU’ A380 from Airbus

•Addition of new aircraft will allow for ANA to service all flights on the Tokyo Narita-Honolulu route with its customized Airbus A380s. •”Double Daily” service is scheduled to begin on July 1 upon the reception of ANA’s third A380 from Airbus. All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will […]

BOC Aviation orders 20 more Airbus A320neo aircraft

Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation Limited has placed a firm order with Airbus for 20 A320neo aircraft. Up to 12 of the newly-ordered aircraft will be leased to Colombia’s Avianca Airlines. Featuring the widest single-aisle cabin in the sky, the A320neo Family incorporates the latest technologies, including new generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver 20% […]

Air Canada’s first A220-300 takes to the skies

The first A220-300 for Air Canada has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel A220 final assembly line in Canada. The first of 45 aircraft for Air Canada is scheduled to be delivered to the Montreal-based airline in the coming weeks. With its first A220 commercial flight in early 2020, Canada’s flag carrier […]

Sky orders ten Airbus A321XLR planes to grow international routes

Sky, a Chilean-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for ten A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. The A321XLR is the next evolutionary step in the A320neo/A321neo family, meeting market requirements for increased range and payload in a single-aisle aircraft. The type will deliver an […]