There Is Interest For The Airbus A220 In China

During a media briefing call yesterday, Airbus talked about the future of the Airbus A220 in China. While the aircraft currently has no customers in the region, Airbus is confident that there... Read more »

Airbus Isn’t Planning An A322 Anytime Soon

The notion of stretching the A320 family to create what’s been dubbed an A322 isn’t an unrealistic prospect. It would require some fettling to get right, for sure, but is something that... Read more »

Airbus Hopes For Qantas A350-100 Project Sunrise Order Soon

European planemaker Airbus remains confident Qantas’ ambitious Project Sunrise will take off soon utilizing their modified A350-1000 aircraft. The Australian airline was on the cusp of ordering the aircraft early in 2020.... Read more »

Airbus CCO On Stretching The A220

The Airbus A220 has proven itself to be a popular aircraft before, during and likely after the pandemic. Some airline customers have already said they’d be interested in a slightly larger variant,... Read more »

Airbus A321XLR On Track: Will Be Introduced In 2023

Airbus has confirmed it is sticking to its timeline for the entry into service of its highly anticipated A321XLR. The planemaker noted at a briefing today that it will take its first... Read more »

Airbus Set For Major Production Increases

Airbus has announced plans for major production increases across its commercial aircraft offerings. The European giant plans to ramp up production of the successful A320 family by 60% by mid-2023, a major... Read more »

8 Years Ago Today The Airbus A350 Made Its First Flight

Eight years ago today, the first Airbus A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body) completed its first flight, touching down at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (TLS) at 14:05 local time. Flying the aircraft was Airbus Chief... Read more »

Airbus Bets Big On Hydrogen

Airbus announced today that in order to accelerate the introduction of its zero-emission hydrogen-powered concept ZEROe, it is launching two dedicated Zero-Emission Development Centres in France and Germany. The centers will develop... Read more »

Airbus Says It Will Focus On Improving Existing Aircraft

European planemaker Airbus will focus on improving its existing aircraft before rolling out new planes, says its chief executive officer. According to reports, Airbus wants to maximize the capabilities of its current... Read more »

Airbus Reportedly Just Weeks Away From A350 Freighter Launch

Airbus has openly discussed its considerations for a freighter version of the A350, noting that Boeing’s monopoly in the cargo market is ripe for disruption. Now, it seems the project could be... Read more »