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A400M transports Griffon armoured vehicle from Djibouti

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As part of an operational trial, an A400M Atlas transport aircraft of the French Air and Space Force transported for the first time a...

Turkish A400Ms deliver medical supplies to South Africa, return with munitions

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Turkish Air Force A400M Atlas transport aircraft have been flying to and from South Africa over the last several days, delivering donated medical equipment...

Turkey delivers donated medical supplies to SA

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An A400M transport aircraft of the Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) arrived in Cape Town on Thursday 30 April, bringing much needed medical...

Denel employees return safely from Spain

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Four Denel employees, who have been working on a project based in Seville, Spain, have safely returned to South Africa. Denel spokesperson Pam Malinda said...

Denel progressing with exit of aerostructures business

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Denel has said it is making good progress with the process of exiting its aerostructures manufacturing business and is attempting to limit resulting job...

Denel confirms exit of aerostructures business

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Denel has confirmed that it is exiting the aerostructures manufacturing business as a cost-saving measure, and is trying to mitigate job losses. Earlier this year...

Denel Aeronautics losing contracts

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Apart from voluntarily exiting the Airbus A400M components contracts to cut costs, Denel Aeronautics has lost its contracts with GKN and HondaJet due to...

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter

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Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe’s largest defense...

Exiting A400M contract will save Denel R250 million

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Denel’s plan to stop manufacturing components for the Airbus A400M Atlas airlifter will save the company R250 million as part of the state owned...

South Africa’s Denel aims to end Airbus A400M work within 18...

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South African state arms firm Denel aims to wind down production of parts for the Airbus A400M military aircraft over the next six to...

Denel looking to stop manufacture of A400M components

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As part of its turnaround strategy, Denel is looking to halt production of historically loss-making A400M components for Airbus. In a statement issued on 30...

UK to fly aid relief to Mozambique

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A Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft will help deliver up to 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies to those affected by the devastating cyclone...

Airbus says 3,700 jobs hit by slower A380, A400M deliveries

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Airbus will cut production rates for its A380 superjumbo and A400M military aircraft, it confirmed on Wednesday, adding that up to 3,700...

Fresh A400M charge clouds strong Airbus 2017 profits

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Airbus took a 1.3 billion euro ($1.6 billion) hit on its delayed A400M military transport plane, lifting charges on Europe's troubled defense...

Europe’s A400M army plane may see some features axed

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Europe's new troop transporter may never go into battle with all the promised military capabilities after buyers of the A400M agreed to...

NATO buyers near agreement to renegotiate A400M schedule

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European NATO buyers of the Airbus A400M military transporter are finalizing an agreement to negotiate a new delivery schedule and contract terms...

Denel’s A400M component deliveries on track

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Denel Aerostructures (now part of Denel Aeronautics) successfully delivered all A400M components to Airbus Military as required, and generated R510 million in...

Denel delivers A400M top shells on time for three years

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Denel Aeronautics (formerly Denel Aerostructures) has achieved 70 consecutive on-time deliveries of top shells for the Airbus A400 military transport aircraft. The shells...

French A400M flies first operational mission to Niger

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A French air force A400M transport aircraft has carried out its first operational mission to Niger, carrying helicopters, freight and personnel directly...

Paris Air Show military aviation roundup

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Here are details of military orders and announcements made during the 2017 Paris Air Show last week. Airbus Defense and Space's C295 was...

German report raises concerns over A400M military readiness

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A confidential report by the German Defence Ministry has warned that technical challenges and contractual wrangling with Airbus could impair full operational...

Forty-two A400Ms in service

Had South Africa remained a risk-sharing partner in the A400M project the SA Air Force (SAAF) could conceivably by now have had...

Airbus A400M makes South African debut

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The Airbus A400M Atlas next-generation military transport aircraft has finally arrived in South Africa but its debut in local skies was courtesy...

Germany may keep more of its A400 military transporters

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Germany is in talks with several countries, including the Czech Republic and Switzerland, about jointly operating a large number of the 13...

Germany floats plan to buy new Lockheed transport aircraft

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Germany is looking at buying 4-6 new Lockheed Martin C-130J military troop transport planes and operating them jointly with France, placing a...

Even models destined for AAD must have official stamps of approval

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Imported models being exhibited at the upcoming Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show at AFBe Waterkloof need to go through official channels...

Airbus Group takes $1.5 billion hit for A400M, A350 problems

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Airbus Group took a 1.4 billion euro ($1.5 billion) hit for problems with Europe's troubled A400M transport aircraft and its A350 jetliner...

Airbus plays down A380 cutback as storm clouds gather

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Airbus sought to reassure investors on Wednesday that its decision to cut production of the world's biggest passenger jet, the A380, would...

Airbus has not given up on South Africa

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Airbus Defence and Space has not given up on South Africa and is still hopeful that the SA Air Force will acquire...

Indonesia to buy Airbus A400M military transport planes: minister

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Indonesia plans to purchase some Airbus A400M military transport aircraft, its defense minister told Reuters on Wednesday, in a potential boost to...

Egypt seeking 12 A400Ms

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The Egyptian Air Force is seeking up to 12 A400Ms to grow its transport aircraft fleet, according to Spanish sources. On 5 October...

Airbus hoping for additional A400M customers within 24 months

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Egypt could be one of the new customers Airbus Defence and Space is hoping it will sign up in the next 24...

Egypt signs Mistral contract with France

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Egypt on Saturday signed a contract with French shipbuilder DCNS to buy two Mistral helicopter carriers for approximately 950 million euros after...

Luftwaffe A400M’s Africa mission

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The last week of August saw a German Air Force A400M took off at its Maximum Take-off Weight (MTOW) of 141 tonnes...

Denel Aerostructures receives additional A400M work contract

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Denel Aerostructures (DAe) has received another work package, to supply cargo door toes for the Airbus Defence and Space A400M airlifter, bringing...

Airbus H1 profit rises, takes new A400M charge

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Airbus Group surprised investors with a strong second-quarter rise in earnings, pushing its shares up as much as five percent as lucrative...

Airbus to resume deliveries of A400M after crash

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Airbus said on Friday it will resume deliveries of the A400M military transporter after all remaining flight restrictions imposed following a fatal...

Airbus says three engines froze on crashed A400M

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The crew of an A400M military transporter that crashed last month tried in vain to regain control of three engines that froze...

Airbus orders checks on A400M engine system after crash

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Airbus Defense & Space on Tuesday ordered engine software checks on the A400M aircraft following a recent crash of Europe's new military...

A400M crashes in Spain killing four

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An Airbus A400M military transport crashed outside Seville on Saturday, killing four test crew and prompting Britain and Germany to ground Europe's...

German A400M makes first foreign flight to Senegal

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A German Air Force A400M has flown the type's first foreign mission in German service, with a non-stop flight between Germany and...

SAAF probably looking at C-130 or KC-390 for medium airlift

While not cast in stone, it appears the airborne arm of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has its eyes on two...

New boss for Airbus military aircraft division

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As of March 1 Airbus Defence and Space's military aircraft division will have a new head in the form of long-time flight...

RAF gets its first A400M

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The first of the UK's A400M Atlas next-generation military transport aircraft was this week officially unveiled by the MOD at its new...

France flies A400M to CAR for the first time

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The French Air Force has for the first time flown one of its new Airbus Defence and Space A400M Atlas transport aircraft...

South Africa could get back into the A400M hangar

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Continuing tough economic conditions could well open the door for the SA Air Force (SAAF) to acquire much-needed airlift capacity in the...

Denel Aerostructures pursuing commercial aerospace work

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Denel Aerostructures is in the process of diversifying into commercial aerospace manufacturing as part of its turnaround strategy and recently received a...

Denel Aerostructures turnaround almost complete

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Denel Aerostructures is 95% of the way through its turnaround strategy and is on target to break even in the next three...

Farnborough International Air Show 2014: Airbus Defence and Space to present...

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At the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), Airbus Defence and Space will present its broad portfolio in the air, on a static display, in...

Farnborough International Air Show 2014: Airbus Defence and Space to present...

The company will showcase technological highlights in the Airbus pavilion at the Farnborough International Airshow from 14-20 July.At the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), Airbus...