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Angolan C295 order firmed up

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Angola has placed a firm order for three Airbus C295 aircraft, four years after its government first revealed plans to acquire the aircraft, which...

S-Plane selected by Airbus for innovative wing demonstrator project

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Airbus has chosen S-Plane Automation to supply its X-KIT optionally piloted vehicle conversion kit for its eXtra Performance Wing demonstrator project, which will see...

Nigerian Air Force interested in Airbus aircraft

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The Nigerian Air Force has expressed interest in acquiring new aircraft from Airbus and has held discussions with the Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria on...

Airbus delivers C295W to Burkina Faso

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Airbus has delivered a C295W transport aircraft to the Burkina Faso Air Force, just under two years after the contract was placed. The aircraft (XT-MBH)...

Mali attempts to lift US sanctions blocking import of C295

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The Malian government has asked the United States to lift restrictions preventing the arrival of a new C295 military transport aircraft. The Malian Minister of...

Airbus challenges Boeing cargo dominance with A350 freighter

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Europe's Airbus took aim at one of Boeing's most profitable strongholds on Thursday with plans for a freighter version of its A350 passenger jet, gambling...

Airbus to boost A220 jet’s range, newest operator says

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Airbus will go ahead with plans to increase the range of its smallest jet, the A220, its newest operator said, allowing airlines to open...

Airbus turns up heat on suppliers over production and quality

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European planemaker Airbus has ordered suppliers to demonstrate as soon as possible that they are factory-fit for increased single-aisle jet output, in a letter...

Airbus and Air France ordered to stand trial over 2009 crash

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Air France and Airbus should stand trial for involuntary manslaughter over their role in a 2009 crash in the Atlantic that killed 228 people,...

Ex Airbus unit ordered to pay $42 million over corrupt Saudi...

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A former Airbus subsidiary was on Wednesday ordered to pay more than 30 million pounds ($42 million) after pleading guilty to corruption over contracts...

Air Cairo receives its first Airbus A320neo

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Air Cairo, Egypt’s low-fare airline, has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will join Air Cairo’s all Airbus fleet of...

Airbus shakes up aero parts manufacturing

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Airbus has launched the biggest shake-up of its manufacturing network in more than a decade, with large-parts activities reorganized in France and Germany and...

Egypt signs C295 support contract with Airbus

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The Egyptian Air Force, the largest C295 fleet operator worldwide, has recently signed a five-year services contract with Airbus for the performance-based support of...

Airbus deliveries surge in March, sending shares higher

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A rebound in air travel in China and the United States helped to drive a surge in March deliveries for Airbus, sending the planemaker’s...

Boeing cites risks in design of newest Airbus jet

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Boeing Co has raised concerns over the design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest narrow-body jet, the A321XLR, saying a novel type of fuel tank could...

Airbus exploring hybrid-electric aircraft technology

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Airbus is working on hybrid-electric propulsion among the options for reducing jetliner emissions, the European planemaker said on Friday. It disclosed the initiative in a...

Airbus CEO urges trade war ceasefire, easing of COVID travel bans

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The head of European planemaker Airbus called on Saturday for a “ceasefire” in a transatlantic trade war over aircraft subsidies, saying tit-for-tat tariffs on...

Air Cote d’Ivoire receives its first Airbus A320neo

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Air Cote d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast’s flagship carrier based in Abidjan, has taken delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the first operator of the type...

Cautious Airbus forecast disappoints after 2020 loss

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European planemaker Airbus axed its dividend for a second year and predicted flat deliveries this year as it braces for more coronavirus uncertainty after...

Airbus keeps top spot in coronavirus-blighted jet market

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Europe’s Airbus posted stronger-than-expected deliveries of 566 jets in 2020, remaining the world’s largest planemaker as a year of pandemic-induced upheaval for air travel...

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