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World's first Airbus A350 Preighter belongs to Asiana
08/10/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Asiana Airlines has converted one of its ten A350-900s into an auxiliary cargo aircraft, a world first. The 283 economy class seats were removed, bringing the aircraft...


Indian Institute of Aeronautics Group becomes India's launch customer for Airbus' maintenance training solution 'ACT for Academy'
02/10/2020 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The Indian Institute of Aeronautics (IIA) Group has entered into an agreement with Airbus to use the training solution ‘Airbus Competence Training (ACT) for Acad...


NASA's H135s will be covered by HCare for up to 10 years
24/09/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has chosen Airbus Helicopters' HCare support solution for its future fleet of H135 helicopters. The America...


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...