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How did Airbus fare in 2019?

Airbus has reported full-year (FY) 2019 consolidated financial results and provided guidance for 2020. “We achieved a great deal in 2019. We delivered a strong underlying financial…

Airbus and the whale

Airbus has announced the arrival of the Beluga XL into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ramp-up of commercial aircraft…

BA to fly A380 to Singapore

British Airways will start flying its Airbus A380 on the London-Singapore route later this year. Commencing on 28 October 2014, the UK's national carrier will deploy the double-decker…

Airbus delivers 100th A380

Airbus delivered its 100th A380 this week, with the landmark aircraft handed over to Malaysia Airlines (MAS) in Toulouse. The new double-decker jet becomes the sixth and final A380 to…

First A350 rolls out of hangar

The first ever Airbus A350 WXB aircraft has emerged from the hangar in Toulouse, France. The new 'extra wide-body' aircraft, named MSN001, which is structurally complete, has now moved to…

VietJet expands fleet

VietJet Air has taken delivery of a new Airbus A320 aircraft. The narrow-body jet touched down at Ho Chi Minh City's (HCMC) Tan Son Nhat International Airport yesterday (Wednesday 14…

Hawaiian boosts Manila

Hawaiian Airlines has added capacity to its Honolulu-Manila service to accommodate an expected rise in demand during the upcoming winter high season. From now until 31 March 2013, the…

CEB hits fleet landmark

Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) has taken delivery of its 40th aircraft. The landmark aircraft - a new Airbus A320 - touched down in Manila late last week. The narrow-body aircraft forms part of a…

VietJet adds fourth A320

Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet Air has unveiled a new Airbus A320 aircraft at Ho Chi Minh City's (HCMC) Tan Son Nhat International Airport. The aircraft - which becomes the fourth in…

Asian Aviation Briefs

China Airlines to recruit 126 cabin crew China Airlines (CAL) is now accepting applications for 126 Taiwanese flight attendants, to serve on its flights to Asia and Oceania. This is the…

MAS adds second A380

Malaysia Airlines' (MAS) second Airbus 380 has arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The new double-decker aircraft touched down in Malaysia on Saturday afternoon following…

Lufthansa adds new A380 route

Lufthansa has launched Airbus A380 flights to Houston. The inaugural flight LH440 departed Frankfurt at 1010 on 1 August 2012, and arrived at the Texas city's George Bush Intercontinental…

Cathay boosts A350 order

Cathay Pacific has revamped its Airbus A350 order, adding new aircraft and converting existing orders to the larger version of the new wide-body aircraft. At a press conference at the…

Airbus offers fat seats

Airbus is now offering the option of extra wide seats on its A320 aircraft for "larger" passengers. The standard A320 seat is currently 18 inches (45.7cm) wide, grouped in sets of three. In…

African Briefs

Air France launches Abuja flights   Air France has continued its expansion in West Africa with the launch of a new service to Nigeria’s capital Abuja. The new direct daily service from…

MAS could lease A380s

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has said it may enter a sales and leaseback agreement for its six Airbus A380s. The national carrier, which announced its fifth straight quarterly loss yesterday,…

CAL boosts Asian routes

China Airlines (CAL) has announced plans to increase the frequency of flights on two key Asian routes. Effective immediately, CAL has boosted its Taipei-Hong Kong-Jakarta service from daily…

Singapore airport traffic jumps 15%

Passenger traffic at Singapore’s Changi Airport jumped 15.3% to 4.28 million in March 2012. According to the latest data from the Changi Airport Group (CAG), the growth was supported by a…

SIA to add third daily A380 flight to London

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will add a third daily Airbus A380 service on the Singapore-London route from June 2012. Currently, two of the airline’s three daily London Heathrow flights are…
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