AIRBUS NEWS


Airbus plans to further adapt to COVID-19 environment
2020/07/02 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

- New measures contribute to safeguarding the Company’s future- Necessary reduction of approximately 15,000 positions across Airbus’ global workforce- Info...


Airbus cuts 15,000 jobs to face aviation's 'gravest crisis'
2020/07/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aircraft maker Airbus said on Tuesday it is planning to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide, 11 percent of its total workforce, in response to the "gravest cris...


2020/06/18 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Qatar Airways has said it will not take any new aircraft in 2020 or 2021, deferring orders with Boeing and Airbus as demand diminishes amid the coronavirus crisis.The...


Airbus wins next study contract for Martian Sample Fetch Rover
2020/06/16 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus Defence and Space has won the next phase of the study contract (Advanced B2) from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the advanced Sample Fetch Rover which will...


France pledges 15 bn euros for stricken aviation firms
2020/06/10 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The French government on Tuesday pledged 15 billion euros ($16.9 billion) for the country's aviation industry, where thousands of jobs are on the line as the coronavi...


EasyJet will axe up to 4,500 jobs in Europe
2020/05/28 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

British no-frills airline EasyJet said Thursday that it will axe up to 4,500 jobs, or almost a third of its workforce, as coronavirus ravages demand and grounds globa...


Airbus wins ESA contract to construct third European Service Module for NASA’s Orion spacecraft
2020/05/27 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of the third European Service Module (ESM) for Orion, the American crewed spacec...


Focus on the Airbus solution to convert passenger aircraft into auxiliary freighters
2020/05/22 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Editor's note : this article was first published on the french version of Le Journal de l’Aviation on April 30 Despite its own difficulties, Airbus continues to mob...


Air France phase-out its entire Airbus A380 fleet
2020/05/20 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Air France-KLM announced Wednesday the "definitive end" of operations of the world's biggest commercial airliner, the A380, owing to the devastating coronavirus impac...


Airbus develops solution for airlines to use their widebody aircraft for pure cargo operations during the COVID-19 pandemic
2020/05/13 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus is developing a modification for A330 and A350 family aircraft which will enable airlines to install freight pallets directly onto the cabin floor seat tracks, ...