The first A330neo took off this morning at Blagnac in Toulouse, France at 09.57 hrs local time, for its maiden flight taking place over south-western France.
In just six months, the first E-Jet E2 will be delivered to the first customer. In April 2018, an E190-E2 will be handed over to Widerøe of Norway.
Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc. are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed yesterday.
British Airways has become the first airline worldwide to introduce high-tech remote controlled devices to push back aircraft across its short-haul operation.
Airbus’ A340 laminar-flow “BLADE” test demonstrator aircraft (A340-300 MSN001) has made its successful maiden flight for the EU-sponsored Clean Sky “Blade” project.
Brussels Airport has launched the first phase of works to implement new technology for hold baggage screening. By the September 1, 2022, every airport in the European Union must screen hold baggage according to Baggage Screening Standard 3.
Airbus is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders for Airbus’ airliner programmes, in collaboration with L3 Technologies.
Airbus has launched a new aviation data platform in collaboration with Palantir Technologies – pioneers in big-data integration and advanced analytics.
Boeing announced the launch of the 737 MAX 10 as the newest member of the 737 MAX family today at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The 737 MAX 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane ever produced.
Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus”. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.