All posts tagged "Airbus"

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    Airbus to Cease A380 Deliveries in 2021

    Airbus has reported strong full-year 2018 consolidated financial results and delivered on its guidance for all key...

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    British Airways Goes for the A350

    British Airways, part of the IAG Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, plus options on another 18. This is part of the carrier’s ongoing long-haul fleet renewal. “The A350-1000 will bring many benefits to the BA fleet. Its size and range will be an...

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    Airbus Adds A350 Premium Economy Seat Option

    Airbus is to expand its Premium Economy Seating offering available in the A350 XWB family of aircraft, working in partnership with EADS Sogerma. EADS-Sogerma is optimising its new ‘Celeste’ seat for the A350 XWB’s wide fuselage. Airbus said: “Celeste is an innovative cradle seat that provides premium economy passengers with a high...

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    9.3% Passenger Increase for Air France-KLM

    Air France-KLM reports that in September passenger traffic increased by 9.3% with capacity up by 7.5%, leading to an improvement in load factor of 1.5 points to 85.2%. Air France-KLM has also announced an order for 110 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, of which 50 are firm orders and 60 are options. This...

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    New Cork Routes and Aircraft for Aer Lingus

    Aer Lingus has announced new routes from Cork Airport as part of its winter flight schedule. Irish Travel e-News also understands that the airline is to acquire three Airbus A319s from Iberia. The aircraft will be re-configured to hold 144 passengers and will be used on leaner European routes from March 2012....

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    Airbus Faces Manslaughter Charges

    Airbus faces manslaughter charges over the 228 passengers and crew killed when Air France Flight 447 went down off the coast of Brazil in 2009. Preliminary charges have been laid by a judge in France to begin a formal investigation into the European aerospace giant.