Airbus News

United Airlines increases Airbus A350 order to 45 planes

United Airlines increases Airbus A350 order to 45 planes

7 September 2017 Airline News

United Airlines has increased the number of A350 XWB aircraft it will bring into its fleet, updating and expanding its previously existing order for 35 A350-1000 to 45 A350-900 widebody aircraft. The A350-900 is the cornerstone member of the A350XWB family from Airbus.

Hong Kong Airlines receives first Airbus A350-900

Hong Kong Airlines receives first Airbus A350-900

4 September 2017 Airline News

Hong Kong Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, on lease from AerCap, making the carrier the 15th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin aisle airliner. Altogether Hong Kong Airlines will acquire 21 Airbus A350 XWB, including 15 purchased directly from Airbus and six on lease from third party lessors.

Gang to lead Airbus innovation centre in China

Gang to lead Airbus innovation centre in China

31 July 2017 Airline News

Luo Gang has been appointed chief executive of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China. With a degree in electrical engineering from Tianjin University and an MBA from the London Business School, Gang spent nearly three years establishing Uber China’s business before it was acquired by Didi Chuxing in 2016.

Air Côte d’Ivoire takes delivery of new Airbus A320

Air Côte d’Ivoire takes delivery of new Airbus A320

18 July 2017 Airline News

Air Côte d’Ivoire has received a new A320 aircraft at a ceremony held at the Airbus Delivery Centre, Toulouse. This ceremony was jointly presided over by Didier Evrard, Airbus executive vice president programmes and Abdoulaye Coulibaly, chairman, Air Côte d’Ivoire board of directors.