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The world's first Airbus A320 freighter takes off
09/12/2021 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

We knew its first flight was near, but Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) was able to keep the surprise until the end. The first Airbus A320P2F (Passenger to Freighter) took off...


Meet Nathalie Rubi: Electronics Engineer in the Airbus Helicopters Design Office
09/12/2021 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

Nathalie Rubi is well known in her department. Star wars mugs flank her desk and several funny photo-shopped team pictures line the walls around her office. She is an ...


Qantas' first Airbus A380 ferried to Australia in preparation for its return to service next year
11/11/2021 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the MRO joint venture between ST Engineering and Airbus, announces that it delivered an A380 to Qantas on November 8th, after carrying out ma...


Airbus Helicopters : Meet Refilwe Ledwaba, the first Black female helicopter pilot in South Africa
29/09/2021 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

“Everyone needs someone who is here to cheer them on and show them what they can accomplish.”Refilwe Ledwaba is a social entrepreneur, fixed-wing and helic...


16/09/2021 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Thales and the AJW Group have signed an avionics equipment maintenance and support services agreement. The agreement covers the Airbus A320ceo, A320neo and A330 fleets of major European airlines. The OEM will also perform Repair By The Hour (RBTH) services. "Thales has a strong, long-standing ...


Satair becomes exclusive distributor of a selection of AES aircraft cabin products
01/07/2021 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Satair, the Airbus subsidiary specializing in aircraft parts management, parts services and parts support, has just signed a multi-year distribution agreement with Ge...


Airbus signs two new FHS contracts for Cathay Pacific group's A320 Family fleets
01/07/2021 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Hong Kong airlines Cathay Pacific and HK Express (Swire group) have decided to use the services of Airbus to support the operations of their A320 Family fleets. The...


Catherine Jestin joins Airbus' Executive Committee as EVP Digital and Information Management
23/06/2021 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Catherine Jestin as Executive Vice President Digital and Information Management, effective 1 July 2021. In this ro...


Airbus: Sichuan Airlines extends its FHS contract to all future A350s and boards Skywise
17/06/2021 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Sichuan Airlines has extended its FHS (Flight Hour Service) maintenance contract with Airbus to cover 10 additional Airbus A350s. The four A350s already delivered, as ...


Iberia : 17 years Flying Airbus Aircraft
03/06/2021 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

All the flying I learned in gliders, ultra-light planes. and at the National Aeronautics School in Salamanca was the traditional kind, with hours and hours in simulato...