Tag: Airbus

Airbus reports 11% decrease in net profit amid challenges

European aviation giant Airbus announced on Thursday a decline in its net profit by 11% to 3.8 billion euros ($4.1 billion) for the year 2023, as revealed in its latest financial report. The drop in profit was attributed to various charges associated with its space business, which impacted the ov...

Vueling pioneers predictive maintenance using artificial intelligence to optimise operations

Vueling, part of the IAG Group, has integrated Airbus' Skywise Predictive Maintenance technology into its fleet maintenance digitalisation process. The aim is to anticipate and plan unscheduled maintenance of its fleet further in advance, thus achieving greater optimisation of its operations. ...

Swedavia signs cooperation agreement to promote the development of hydrogen-powered aviation in Sweden and Norway

Swedavia, Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to develop infrastructure for hydrogen aviation at airports in Sweden and Norway. The goal of the collaboration is to, through a preliminary study on hydrogen, develop a framework and rev...

Airbus opens first service centre dedicated to the entire lifecycle of an aircraft

The Airbus Lifecycle Services Centre (ALSC) has started its operations in Chengdu (China), offering solutions to manage the entire lifecycle of an aircraft. This centre is the first of its kind to cover, as a one-stop shop, the full range of activities from aircraft parking and storage to mainten...

Delta Air Lines orders 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft

Delta Air Lines has chosen Airbus to meet its needs for modern efficient widebodies having placed a first order for 20 A350-1000 aircraft. The A350-1000 will be a new aircraft type in Delta’s fleet. “We are thankful for Delta’s continued confidence in Airbus’ solutions to meet its flee...

Airbus reports strong 2023 commercial aircraft orders and deliveries

Airbus delivered 735 commercial aircraft to 87 customers around the world in 2023, demonstrating strong performance despite a complex operating environment. The Commercial Aircraft business registered 2,319 gross new orders (2,094 net). As a result, its 2023 year end backlog stood at 8,598 aircra...

Transavia France takes delivery of its first A320neo

Transavia France takes delivery of its first A320neo

Aviation finance company Avolon has completed the delivery of the first Airbus 320neo for Transavia France’s fleet, as part of a leasing agreement with the low-cost subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group. The delivery was celebrated today at a ceremony at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse....

EVA Air places landmark order with Airbus

Taiwan’s EVA Air has finalised a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 18 long-range A350-1000s and 15 single-aisle A321neo. This sees the airline become the latest global carrier to select the A350-1000 for its future long haul requirements. In addition, the A321neo aircraft will bring ne...

Airbus delivers first aircraft from new Toulouse final assembly line

Airbus has successfully delivered its first Airbus A321neo assembled at its newest A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse. The A321neo, which will be operated by Pegasus Airlines, the leading low-cost carrier (LCC) in Türkiye, is the first delivery from Airbus' latest state-of-the-art p...

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak welcomes historic Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Turkish Airlines deal

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch have welcomed a momentous deal for Airbus to provide 220 aircraft for Turkish Airlines, which will be worth billions of pounds to the UK. The deal includes 150 A321 aircraft and 70 A350 family aircraft, the engines for which w...

Turkish Airlines to order an additional 220 Airbus aircraft

Türkiye’s national carrier, Turkish Airlines, will expand its fleet with an order for 220 Airbus aircraft, made up of 150 Airbus’ best selling A321s and 70 A350 widebody aircraft (50 A350-900s, 15 A350-1000s and 5 A350F freighters). "This follows two orders from the airline for 10 A350-900s in...

airBaltic celebrates 7 years of Airbus A220-300 operations

airBaltic celebrates 7 years of Airbus A220-300 operations

This month airBaltic marks a seven year anniversary of Airbus A220-300 operations. On December 14, 2016 the first A220-300 commercial flight departed from Riga to Amsterdam. Martin Gauss, president and CEO of airBaltic: “The Airbus A220-300 has been a game-changer for our airline, establishing it...

airBaltic receives its 45th Airbus A220-300 aircraft

On November 21, 2023, the Latvian national airline airBaltic welcomed its 45th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABS, in Riga. This is the sixth Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic in 2023. It is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. Furthermore, the company has anno...

Lufthansa Group and Airbus present digital training technology at the Digital Summit

At the Federal Government’s Digital Summit in Jena on November 20th and 21st, Lufthansa Group and Airbus will present a new digital training option for pilots. With the help of VR glasses and a laptop, the so-called "Virtual Procedure Trainer" offers an authentic view of an aircraft cockpit in 3D...

Emirates orders 15 more Airbus A350-900s

Emirates has signed an order for an additional 15 A350-900s at the Dubai Airshow, taking its total order to 65 aircraft. HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group said, “The A350-900s will add to our fleet mix and we are pleased to announce add...

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