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Emirates ensures Airbus A380 survival with 36 plane order

Emirates ensures Airbus A380 survival with 36 plane order

4 hours ago Top Story Airline News

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this morning at the airline’s headquarters in Dubai by Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chief executive, Emirates Airline, and John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft.

Airbus deepens Tianjin commitment with new memorandum

Airbus deepens Tianjin commitment with new memorandum

9 January 2018 Airline News

In the presence of visiting French president, Emmanuel Macron, and Chinese president, Xi Jinping, Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Development & Reform Commission of China on the further development of industrial cooperation in Tianjin.

Airbus sees first BelugaXL roll off Toulouse production line

Airbus sees first BelugaXL roll off Toulouse production line

9 January 2018 Airline News

The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France this month. Once operational, a fleet of these next-generation airlifters will be used to transport completed sections of Airbus aircraft among the company’s European production sites and to its final assembly lines in France, Germany and Spain.

Airbus unveils first A321neo ACF ahead of debut

Airbus unveils first A321neo ACF ahead of debut

8 January 2018 Airline News

Airbus has completed assembly of the first A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex) at its facilities in Hamburg. The aircraft powered by CFM Leap-1A engines will undergo ground tests prior to its scheduled first flight in the coming weeks.

Air Astana welcomes first Airbus A321neo to fleet

Air Astana welcomes first Airbus A321neo to fleet

5 January 2018 Airline News

Air Astana has taken delivery of the first A321neo at the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is on an operating lease from Aercap, with the deal including two further A321neo and one A320neo aircraft for delivery planned in 2018.

Viva Air signs for 50 A320 aircraft with Airbus

Viva Air signs for 50 A320 aircraft with Airbus

22 December 2017 Airline News

Following a memorandum of understand signed at Le Bourget Paris Airshow in June, Viva Air, the Latin America low-cost carrier group owned by Irelandia Aviation, has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 50 A320 family aircraft.