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16/05/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aerospace giant Airbus and Paris underground operator RATP will study the viability of adding flying vehicles to the city's urban transport network, the companies said Wednesday.The firms will "explore the feasibility of urban air mobility services" in the French capital and the broader...


Airbus names Julie Kitcher EVP Communications and Corporate Affairs
02/05/2019 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

Airbus (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Julie Kitcher as Executive Vice-President Communications and Corporate Affairs, effective immediately. In this role, ...


Airbus's Skywise platform now extends to overall fleet reliability improvement
25/04/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The MRO Americas convention which was held in Atlanta provided Airbus with the opportunity to officially launch a brand new service associated with its Skywise platfor...


10/04/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The German government is mulling buying three new Airbus planes to renew its fleet after a series of technical incidents led to delays, the defence ministry said on Tuesday."The decision on the acquisition of three A350 is not yet taken, but it is undoubtedly expected very soon," said a ministry...


10/04/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Frenchman Guillaume Faury takes over as CEO of European aerospace giant Airbus on Wednesday, looking to benefit from the current troubles of rival Boeing and limit potential disruption from Brexit and Donald Trump's trade threats. The 51-year-old will replace Tom Enders, who is stepping down aft...


Employee focus : A day-in-the-life of an Airbus data scientist
04/04/2019 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

The workday of a data scientist underscores the collaborative approach to problem-solving.ith a workforce of some 134,000 people – and activities that range from...


Maintenance reserves, a balance to be struck
28/03/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Since deregulation in 1978 by the United States president Jimmy Carter, financial players have seen their importance in the air transport sector grow, to where they no...


Konnichiwa! All Nippon Airways receives its initial A380
21/03/2019 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

ANA becomes Japan’s first carrier with Airbus’ double-deck jetliner and joins airlines that use A380s to serve the Tokyo Narita – Honolulu routeJapan...


Lufthansa orders 40 long-haul jets from Airbus, Boeing
13/03/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

German airline giant Lufthansa said Wednesday it had ordered 40 long-haul jets, 20 each from rivals Airbus and Boeing, as it replaces its older four-engined fleet wit...


Airbus to open Flight Academy and extend training services to pilot cadets
07/03/2019 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years* – Airbus has decided to open its own...