The first Airbus A319neo performed its maiden flight today, The smallest member of the A320neo Family, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines took off from Hamburg and landed in Toulouse after a 5 hour flight. It was piloted by Experimental test pilots Michel Gagneux and Eckard Hausser. They were assisted […]
News From Airbus
There are those who talk about the problems in the world, and then there are those who do something about them. Airbus employees Krystie Dunn and Jane Shelton have decided to do their part in overcoming the problem represented by the relatively small number of women working in the aviation […]
We were honored to recognize our peer award winners in front of the whole team last week at the all-employee meeting.
Another order announced last week from one of our great U.S.-based customers. No decision on where they’ll be produced yet, but as always—any A320 Family order anywhere in the world is good for us. A healthy backlog is a bright future.
Barry Eccleston, the CEO of Airbus North America, offered his congratulations to the Mobile team at the First Flight post-flight ceremony.
Airbus has donated $10,675 to the Feeding the Gulf Coast Backpack Program, giving 85 more children in Mobile County access to meals when they are not in school. The Backpack Program is a privately funded program reaching 1,200 children in south Alabama. It operates with school partners to connect children […]
The first U.S.-built American Airlines Airbus A321 has left the paint shop at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama!
Airbus Americas has joined the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation as a premium industrial member, aligning the mutual goals of both Airbus and the association for composite manufacturing.
Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s flagship airline, has firmed-up a commitment for the purchase of 20 additional A321neo aircraft. The airline already has 72 A321neo on order and is now again renewing its confidence in the A321neo as the aircraft of choice to boost its expansion.
easyJet recently signed a firm order for an additional thirty-six A320 Family aircraft, making the company one of the world’s biggest airline customers for the A320ceo Family.