The manufacturer said the decision would provide increased flexibility throughout its global industrial production system to respond to market recovery and future demand.
Bernard Ziegler was instrumental in the introduction of the first digital fly-by-wire (FBW) and side stick controls in a commercial passenger aircraft - with the A320 in 1988.
JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of its first A321LR aircraft from Airbus. The planes, of which the carrier has 13 on order, will be utilised to launch highly-anticipated transatlantic services.
Airbus has reported consolidated net income of €362 million for the first quarter of 2021, compared to a net loss of €481 million for the same period last year.
Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order for 25 A321neo (New Engine Option) aircraft with Airbus. This is in addition to Delta’s 2017 order of 100 A321neo aircraft.
Airbus has taken the next step in reducing its industrial carbon footprint with the maiden flight of a Beluga super-transporter using sustainable aviation fuel.
Corsair has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from Avolon. By selecting a total of five A330neos, the French airline is executing its strategy to become an all-A330 operator.
A team of aerospace specialists has launched the first in-flight emissions study using 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel on a wide-body commercial passenger aircraft.
New data from Cirium has revealed that of the 240 Airbus A380 planes currently with airlines around the world, just 21 are in service. Nearly all are being used by Emirates in Dubai.
With improved levels of efficiency, this new aircraft will be deployed on Air Côte d’Ivoire’s regional network to serve Senegal, Gabon and Cameroon.
European manufacturing giant Airbus swung to an operating loss of €510 million in 2020, down from a profit of €1.3 billion recorded in the previous year.
Airbus has led calls for expressions of interest to explore the opportunities generated by hydrogen in Paris airports with the aim to decarbonise air transport activities.