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Airbus' iflyA380 app for smarter travel now available for Android users
01/08/2018 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Airbus has released an Android version* of the iflyA380 app, already available for iOS users, bringing the experience of flying on the iconic A380 to even more passeng...


19/07/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aerospace giant Airbus conducted Thursday the first test flight of the giant new Beluga XL, an even bigger version of the company's workhorse transport plane which has been in service since the mid 1990s.Decorated for the occasion as a "whale in the sky", the plane's crew took off at ex...


19/07/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Thursday announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to $30 billion as it sets its sights on European routes.The first delivery of the jets will arrive towards the end of 2019 and will allow ...


With CSALP, Airbus is also taking over the support of the A220 family
19/07/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

This is also one of the major prerogatives for Airbus on-board CSeries Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP), the JV it created with Bombardier and Investissement Québec....


Airbus's giant BelugaXL cargo plane makes first flight, with a major contribution from Safran
19/07/2018 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Paris, July 19, 2018Safran employees involved in this program watched the first flight of the BelugaXL on Tuesday, July 19 from the Toulouse Blagnac airport.Safran mak...


Future U.S. airline signs commitment for 60 A220-300 aircraft
18/07/2018 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

A new U.S. airline start-up announced a commitment today for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with deliveries beginning in 2021. The Memorandum of Understanding was reveal...


16/07/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aerospace giant Airbus announced deals with Chinese, Indian and Taiwanese airlines on Monday, kicking off the Farnborough airshow in Britain on an upbeat note despite concerns about the effects of Brexit.China's Sichuan Airlines said it will be buying 10 A350 long-haul planes with a lis...


AAR Signs Agreement with LORD Electromechanical Solutions for Airbus Flight Control Equipment Repairs
12/07/2018 | AEROCONTACT | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Expanded relationship to be Flight Control Equipment repair management channel in the Americas marketWOOD DALE, Illinois, July 11, 2018 — AAR (NYSE: AIR) an...


JetBlue signs commitment for 60 A220-300 aircraft, converts 25 A320neo orders to larger A321neo
12/07/2018 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

JetBlue today became the first customer for the newly-rebranded Airbus A220 aircraft, signing a Memorandum of Understanding for 60 firm orders for the larger A220-300 ...


Airbus performs world's first automatic air-to-air refuelling contact with large aircraft receiver
12/07/2018 | AEROCONTACT | DEFENCE

Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A acts as receiver from A310 tankerMadrid, 12 July 2018 – Airbus Defence and Space has followed its earlier achievement in demons...