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Air Côte d’Ivoire receives first A320neo from Airbus | News

Air Côte d’Ivoire receives first A320neo from Airbus | News

Air Côte d’Ivoire has taken delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the first operator of the type in the west Africa region. This latest generation aircraft will join the Abidjan-based airline’s existing Airbus fleet of six aircraft. With improved levels of efficiency, this new aircraft will be deployed on Air Côte d’Ivoire’s regional network to […]

Airbus seeks to develop hydrogen hub in Paris | News

Airbus seeks to develop hydrogen hub in Paris | News

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. The plane manufacturer led a consortium which also includes the Paris region, Groupe ADP and Air France-KLM. This worldwide call for expressions of interest complies with the French government’s […]

Airbus confirms further aircraft production cuts | News

Airbus confirms further aircraft production cuts | News

Airbus has updated production rate plans for its A320 family of aircraft in response to the continued slowdown in the market. The new average production rates for the A320 family will now lead to a gradual increase in production from the current rate of 40 per month to 43 in quarter three and 45 in […]

Airbus sees deliveries slip by a third in 2020 | News

Airbus sees deliveries slip by a third in 2020 | News

Airbus delivered 566 commercial aircraft to 87 customers last year, down by a third from 2019. However, the manufacturer said the figure represented the “resilience” of its business model. The European giant also received a net of 268 plane orders, with 383 new requests and 115 cancellations. Airbus currently has a 7,184 aircraft delivery backlog. […]

Emirates to introduce premium economy cabin on Airbus A380 | News

Emirates to introduce premium economy cabin on Airbus A380 | News

Emirates has unveiled a brand-new premium economy cabin product onboard its A380 aircraft. Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline, said: “While others cut back, Emirates is working hard to restore the products and services that we have had to suspend or adjust due to pandemic precautions and introduce new offerings and enhancements. “True to our […]

Uganda Airlines takes delivery of new Airbus A330neo | News

Uganda Airlines takes delivery of new Airbus A330neo | News

Uganda Airlines has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines, which was established in 2019. The A330neo will enable the new airline to launch its long-range operations with non-stop intercontinental flights to the Middle East, Europe and […]

Aviation slump drags Airbus into the red | News

Aviation slump drags Airbus into the red | News

European plane manufacturer Airbus as reported a loss of €641 million for the first nine months of the financial year, down from a profit of €3,593 million in 2019. A statement said the reversal mainly reflected reduced commercial aircraft deliveries and lower cost efficiency in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Consolidated revenues decreased to […]

Airbus unveils three zero-emission aircraft concepts | News

Airbus unveils three zero-emission aircraft concepts | News

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the first zero-emission commercial aircraft, which could theoretically enter service by 2035. These concepts each represent a different approach to achieving zero-emission flight, exploring various technology pathways and aerodynamic configurations in order to support the ambition of leading the way in the decarbonisation of the entire aviation industry. All […]

Airbus secures first plane orders in four months | News

Airbus secures first plane orders in four months | News

Airbus delivered 49 aircraft last month, and logged four orders, its first for almost four months. The manufacturer delivered 32 A320neo, 15 A321neo and two A220-300s. However, Airbus did not deliver any long-haul aircraft over the course of July. Data from analyst Cirium indicates this was the first month since January 2003 for which Airbus […]

Airbus cuts A350 production as revenue slumps | News

Airbus cuts A350 production as revenue slumps | News

Airbus has seen revenue fall to €19 billion in the first half of financial 2020, down from €31 billion during the same period last year. The collapse was driven by the difficult market environment created by the Covid-19 outbreak, with the commercial aircraft unit delivering around 50 per cent fewer planes year-on-year. A total of […]

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