Airbus News

Airbus bumps up plane prices for 2017

Airbus bumps up plane prices for 2017

Airbus has increased the average list prices of its aircraft by one percent across the product line, effective from January. This price increase has been calculated according to Airbus’ standard escalation formula over the January 2016 to January 2017 period and takes into account the materials and commodities prices.

Iran Air takes delivery of first Airbus aircraft following historic deal

Iran Air takes delivery of first Airbus aircraft following historic deal

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air chairman, and Airbus Commercial Aircraft president Fabrice Bregier. The delivery is the first from a firm order placed by Iran Air in December 2016 for 100 Airbus aircraft (46 single aisle and 54 wide-body jets) to renew and expand its fleet.

Lufthansa welcomes fifth Airbus A320neo to fleet

Lufthansa welcomes fifth Airbus A320neo to fleet

5th Jan 2017 Airline News

Lufthansa has taken delivery of its latest A320neo from Airbus, with German flag-carrier now operating five of the planes. The new aircraft - with the registration D-AINE – was handed over on the Airbus business premises in Hamburg-Finkenwerder.

Airbus completes 100 plane order with Iran Air

Airbus completes 100 plane order with Iran Air

22nd Dec 2016 Airline News

Iran Air and Airbus have signed a firm contract for 100 aircraft, building on an initial commitment signed in January 2016 in Paris. The agreement, signed by Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air chairman and chief executive, and Fabrice Bregier, Airbus president and chief executive, covers 46 A320 Family, 38 A330 Family and 16 A350 XWB aircraft. Deliveries will begin in early 2017.

Boeing slams WTO ruling as subsidy battle rumbles on

Boeing slams WTO ruling as subsidy battle rumbles on

Boeing has rejected a World Trade Organisation claim that it received illegal subsidies for its 777X manufacture programme. In response to the ruling, Boeing argued the WTO had rejected virtually all of the European Union’s challenges to the Washington state tax incentives. On Monday the World Trade Organisation ruled a tax break from Washington state to help Boeing develop its new 777X jetliner was a prohibited subsidy.

Peach Aviation places latest Airbus A320neo order

Peach Aviation places latest Airbus A320neo order

18th Nov 2016 Airline News

Japan’s Peach Aviation has signed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of ten A320neo and three A320ceo aircraft. The order was announced at a signing ceremony in Tokyo attended by Shinichi Inoue, managing director and chief executive, Peach Aviation and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president.

Airbus Corporate Jets reveals ACJ320neo Melody concept

Airbus Corporate Jets reveals ACJ320neo Melody concept

3rd Nov 2016 Airline News

Airbus Corporate Jets has combined its knowledge of customer preferences with a fresh approach to cabin design, creating a new cabin concept for its ACJ320neo Family. Called Melody, it features flowing lines inspired by the curves of nature, such as hilly horizons, rolling rivers and desert dunes.

Airbus Group sees fall in net income

Airbus Group sees fall in net income

26th Oct 2016 Airline News

Airbus Group revealed earlier its nine-month net income was ‎€1.81 billion, down five per cent from a figure of ‎€1.90 billion recorded last year. Earnings per share were ‎€2.34, down from ‎€2.42 euros last year. At the same time reported EBIT at the aerospace giant fell 20 per cent to ‎€2.36 billion.

Airbus delivers 10,000th commercial aircraft

Airbus delivers 10,000th commercial aircraft

14th Oct 2016 Airline News

Airbus today celebrated the delivery of its 10,000th aircraft - an A350-900 for Singapore Airlines. The milestone event was marked by a special ceremony in Toulouse hosted by Airbus Group chief executive Tom Enders and attended by Goh Choon Phong, chief executive of Singapore Airlines.

Airbus begins final preparation of first A330-900

Airbus begins final preparation of first A330-900

28th Sep 2016 Airline News

Airbus has commenced the final assembly of its first A330neo, an A330-900, at its final assembly line in Toulouse with the joining of the wings to the centre fuselage at station 40. As the newest member of the world’s most popular A330 wide-body family the A330neo builds on the family’s proven economics, versatility and reliability, set to reduce fuel consumption by a further 14 per cent per seat.