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Airlines worldwide ground some Airbus SE jets over engine issues

India’s biggest airline grounded at least seven Airbus SE jetliners as it awaits fixes for balky Pratt & Whitney engines, joining several carriers around the world that have pulled the planes from service. IndiGo stopped using one A320neo aircraft this month after grounding four in June and two in May, according to data from flight-tracking…

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Flight Innovation – Airbus

Pilotless aircraft, flying electric vehicles and bespoke air cabins are the future of flight, Airbus said yesterday. Paul Eremenko, the European plane-maker’s chief technological officer, painted a picture of skies buzzing with new flight forms at the RISE tech conference held in Hong Kong. Airbus is already testing out what it calls a “module” cabin…

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THAI takes delivery of fifth Airbus A350 XWB

THAI‘s fifth A350XWB has been royally bestowed the name “Yannawa” and is powered with Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines. The aircraft body and wings are made out of lightweight composite fiber. Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) took delivery of its fifth Airbus A350 XWB supplied with donation goods to underprivileged children in the…

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Delta Becomes First North American Airbus A350-900XWB Owner

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines quietly took contractual delivery of its first Airbus A350-900XWB on Thursday at Airbus’ Toulouse manufacturing hub. N501DN is the first of 25 frames currently on order for the carrier. The aircraft rolled out of the paint shop last month before completing a series of test and customer acceptance flights. Sources familiar…

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