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Airbus Wins Commitments Worth USD 5.3 Billion at Dubai Air Show

November 18th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Airbus Wins Commitments Worth USD 5.3 Billion at Dubai Air Show

DUBAI, U.A.E. – During the 2009 Dubai Air Show, Airbus announced commitments across its broad product range covering a total of 33 aircraft, valued at over US$5.3 billion.

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Airbus A330 Certified For ETOPS Beyond 180 Minutes

November 16th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Airbus A330 Certified For ETOPS Beyond 180 Minutes

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved all Airbus A330 models for ETOPS (Extended-Range Operations for two-engined aircraft) “beyond 180 minutes.” This award makes the A330 the first aircraft type to receive such approval, either from EASA or the FAA.

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Turkish Airlines Signs Firm Order for Airbus A330-300s

November 16th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Turkish Airlines Signs Firm Order for Airbus A330-300s

Turkish Airlines has signed a contract for the purchase of three additional Airbus A330-300 aircraft, bringing the total number of A330-300s ordered by the company to ten. The carrier will operate the aircraft in a two-class configuration and with a capacity of 319 seats on its high capacity medium haul network. The aircraft, due for […]

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Air New Zealand Orders Airbus A320s to Replace Boeing 737-300s

November 16th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Air New Zealand Orders Airbus A320s to Replace Boeing 737-300s

Following an intensive and robust evaluation process, Air New Zealand has ordered 14 Airbus A320 aircraft to replace its existing domestic fleet of 15 Boeing 737-300s. The aircraft will be powered by IAE engines.
The A320, which is larger than the aircraft type it will replace, will enable Air New Zealand to increase capacity on routes […]

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Airbus Launches “Sharklet” Large Wingtip Devices for A320 Family

November 15th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Airbus Launches “Sharklet” Large Wingtip Devices for A320 Family

Airbus has launched its new “Sharklet” large wingtip devices, specially designed to enhance the eco-efficiency and payload-range performance of the A320 Family. Offered as a forward-fit option, Sharklets are expected to result in at least 3.5 percent reduced fuelburn over longer sectors, corresponding to an annual CO2 reduction of around 700 tonnes per aircraft.

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Airbus Highlights Corporate Jet Family at Dubai 2009

November 15th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Airbus Highlights Corporate Jet Family at Dubai 2009

Dubai – Airbus’ Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) Family will be a highlight of the Dubai show, giving high net-worth individuals, companies and governments in the region the opportunity to experience the unmatched comfort and space that it brings to private travel.

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EASA certifies “Brake To Vacate” and “Runway Overrun Warning and Prevention” systems on the Airbus A380

November 2nd, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on EASA certifies “Brake To Vacate” and “Runway Overrun Warning and Prevention” systems on the Airbus A380

Following recent successful development testing, “Brake-To-Vacate” (BTV) and “Runway Overrun Warning and Prevention” (ROW/ROP) have both been approved and certified for the Airbus A380 by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

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Air France Receives its First Airbus A380

October 31st, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Air France Receives its First Airbus A380

Air France has taken delivery of its first Airbus A380. The French carrier is the first European airline to fly the all-new double-deck aircraft on scheduled services. The aircraft is the twentieth A380 delivered by Airbus. The aircraft was handed over in a delivery ceremony today in Hamburg, Germany, to Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, Chief Executive Officer […]

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