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AirAsia receives its first A330neo

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via lessor Avolon and is the first of two A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet by…

A quantum leap in computing power

Regular computers make sense of the data we input by processing information in “bits,” which can exist in two states: 0 or 1. In fact, everything from emails to MP3s are essentially long strings of binary digits known as software…

Airbus begins U.S. production of A220 aircraft

Airbus has today officially begun manufacturing the A220 in the U.S. The first team of A220 production workers began work at Airbus’ Mobile, Alabama-based production facility following their recent return from on-the-job training in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada, where the A220…

Air Seychelles takes delivery of Africa’s first A320neo

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has taken delivery of Africa’s first A320neo on lease from CDB Aviation, becoming the first African airline to operate the A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will allow Air Seychelles to…

Airbus Defence and Space announces top management appointments

Julian Whitehead appointed Executive Vice-President Global Business and Strategic Programmes Xavier Tardy to succeed Whitehead as Executive Vice-President Finance of the Division, becomes member of the divisional Executive Committee Munich, 31 July 2019 – Airbus Defence and Space has appointed…

Airbus reports Half-Year (H1) 2019 results

Commercial aircraft environment robust H1 financials mainly reflect A320 Family ramp-up and NEO transition Revenues EUR 30.9 billion; EBIT Adjusted EUR 2.5 billion EBIT (reported) EUR 2.1 billion; EPS (reported) EUR 1.54 2019 guidance maintained Amsterdam, 31 July 2019 –…

Air France-KLM signs commitment for 60 A220 aircraft

The Air France-KLM Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 60 A220-300 aircraft to modernise its fleet. By acquiring the industry’s most efficient and technologically advanced single-aisle aircraft, the airline will benefit from a significant reduction in fuel…