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Airbus aims for hydrogen-powered plane by 2035
21/09/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus is aiming to put the world's first hydrogen-powered commercial plane into service by 2035, the European aircraft maker's boss said in remarks published Monday....


10/09/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

If planes flew in formation like wild geese they might use five to 10 percent less fuel, European aircraft maker Airbus said Wednesday as it signed up to test the idea.Executive vice president Jean-Brice Dorman told an online civil aviation conference that wild geese and other birds fly in a V f...


Airbus expands its SpaceDataHighway with second satellite
16/07/2020 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of Airbus’ SpaceDataHighway constellation, completed its commissioning tests on 15th July 2020 and is now ready to start op...


Airbus cuts 15,000 jobs to face aviation's 'gravest crisis'
01/07/2020 | 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...


18/06/2020 | 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 Gulf airline, which flew to more than 170 destinations with 234 aircraft as of March, has been hit by airport closures and travel...


Airbus wins next study contract for Martian Sample Fetch Rover
16/06/2020 | 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
10/06/2020 | 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
28/05/2020 | 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
27/05/2020 | 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
22/05/2020 | 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...