Posts Tagged ‘Airbus’

Airbus Sets Aircraft Delivery Record

Airbus Sets Aircraft Delivery Record   Airbus set a company record for deliveries in 2016 with a total of 688 planes leaving its factories for airlines and leasing companies. Commercial aircraft deliveries were up for the ...


Airbus Signs Iran Air Deal For 100 Aircraft

Airbus Signs Iran Air Deal For 100 Aircraft   Airbus and Iran Air have signed a contract for 100 aircraft in a deal worth up to USD$18 billion at list prices. The order is for 46 A320-family, 38 A330-family and 16 A350 air...



Airbus A350-1000 Completes First Flight

Airbus A350-1000 Completes First Flight   Airbus has completed the first test flight of its latest aircraft, the A350-1000, in Toulouse. The test aircraft, MSN059, took off at 10:42 local time from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport...


Airbus To Beat Boeing Deliveries by 2020

Airbus To Beat Boeing Deliveries by 2020   Fabrice BrĂ©gier, the head of Airbus’s commercial aircraft unit, said the European plane maker will overtake Boeing in aircraft deliveries in 2020. Speaking to German newspaper ...



US Approves Airbus Sales License For Iran

US Approves Airbus Sales License For Iran   The United States Treasury has approved licenses for Airbus to export 17 aircraft to Iran. Airbus needs approval for the Iran deal because of the US-made parts in its aircraft. A...


Virgin Atlantic Signs USD$4.4 Billion Order For 12 A350s

Virgin Atlantic Signs USD$4.4 Billion Order For 12 A350s Virgin Atlantic has signed a deal to buy 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft as part of a USD$4.4 billion order to update its fleet. The airline, 51 percent-owned by founder Ric...