Qantas is preparing for the re-entry into service of its first A380, the Nancy Bird Walton, following a highly successful repair/rebuild programme that underscores the effectiveness and reactivity of Airbus’ global engineering network.
This comprehensive effort addressed damage resulting from… Continue reading
Airbus is wrapping up the A380’s Latin America tour, during which the 21st century flagship visited multiple cities and took part in the region’s largest air show to underscore its capabilities in meeting this dynamic marketplace’s evolving air transport requirements.… Continue reading
For the first time Airbus will showcase its biggest stars together at the FIDAE Air Show (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in… Continue reading
6 March 2012
The first A380 for Thai Airways International (THAI) took off for its maiden flight on 5th March following completion of the airframe assembly and system tests in Toulouse, France.
After a successful flight of more than four… Continue reading
Promising start to engine flight-test campaign one year ahead of A350 first flight
Flight tests to ensure high level of maturity from day one
The A350 XWB’s new engine – the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB – has successfully made its maiden… Continue reading
SINGAPORE AIR SHOW – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has signed a ‘Flight Hour Services -Tailored Support Package’ contract with Airbus to provide aircraft inventory… Continue reading
Airbus’ statement came the same day the European Aviation Safety Agency said 20 of the aircraft… Continue reading
* Update expected after first phase of inspections
European safety authorities ordered urgent… Continue reading
EUROPEAN commercial aircraft builder Airbus confirmed it has informed airlines operating its A380 superjumbos to check for small cracks in wing rib-skin attachments, but said the “minor” cracks are “non-critical” and don’t constitute a safety issue.
“We have traced the… Continue reading