Airbus

Throwback to RIAT – An interview with our RIAT A400M pilots

Last year at RIAT 2019 (Royal International Air Tattoo), we interviewed two of the four-strong flight crew of our A400M aircraft, flying throughout the weekend. Pilots: Eduardo Curiel Tormo and Geri Krahenbuhl sat with us before one of their flight displays showing off the A400M’s impressive capabilities. Both pilots have extensive flying experience (Eduardo has …

Throwback to RIAT – An interview with our RIAT A400M pilots Read More »

Airbus signs contract with UK Ministry of Defence for Skynet 6A satellite

Stevenage 19 July 2020 – Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet. This will involve the development, manufacture, cyber protection, assembly, integration, test and launch, of a military communications satellite, Skynet 6A, planned for launch in 2025. The contract also …

Airbus signs contract with UK Ministry of Defence for Skynet 6A satellite Read More »

Airbus starts Hamburg deliveries with sustainable aviation fuel

Hamburg, 17 July 2020 – Airbus is expanding its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) operations, now including aircraft deliveries from its site in Hamburg, Germany. Air Transat took delivery of two brand new A321LR on lease from AerCap. Both used a 10 per cent sustainable aviation fuel blend to fly the aircraft from Hamburg to Montreal, …

Airbus starts Hamburg deliveries with sustainable aviation fuel Read More »

Airbus expands its SpaceDataHighway with second satellite

Paris, 16 July 2020 – The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of Airbus’ SpaceDataHighway constellation, completed its commissioning tests on 15th July 2020 and is now ready to start operational services. Following its successful launch in August 2019 and manoeuvring to its geostationary orbital slot at 31 degrees east, in-orbit testing has been executed and …

Airbus expands its SpaceDataHighway with second satellite Read More »

Middle East Airlines (MEA) receives its first Airbus A321neo

Hamburg, Germany – 10 July 2020 – Lebanon-based Middle East Airlines (MEA) has received its first A321neo aircraft from Airbus’ final assembly line in Hamburg, Germany. The delivery is the first of nine aircraft to be delivered in the coming months. The highly-fuel-efficient A321neo will help reduce MEA’s operating costs. The airline’s A321neo is powered …

Middle East Airlines (MEA) receives its first Airbus A321neo Read More »

Airbus forms Team Nightjar to deliver Australian industry capability

Proposal to generate over AUD250 million of economic benefits Brisbane, 10 July 2020 – Airbus Helicopters has joined hands with over 20 Australian partners to form Team Nightjar, as the consortium launches its solution to Project LAND 2097 Phase 4. Under this Project, the Commonwealth of Australia is seeking a fleet of helicopters to support …

Airbus forms Team Nightjar to deliver Australian industry capability Read More »

German Bundeswehr renews Service Contracts for Heron 1 systems in Afghanistan and Mali

Covers all operational services of Heron 1 systems Service Contract is renewed until entry-into-service of Heron TP Bremen, 09 July 2020 – Airbus Defence and Space and the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) have signed a renewed service contract agreement for Heron 1 unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in operation …

German Bundeswehr renews Service Contracts for Heron 1 systems in Afghanistan and Mali Read More »

Scroll to Top