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Airbus aiming to step up A320neo production

Airbus A320neo Final Assembly

Airbus aims to boost production of its A320neo aircraft and step up deliveries in the second quarter of the medium-haul carrier despite persistent engine woes, chief executive Tom Enders said. In 2018 “we do expect to deliver around 800 commercial aircraft,” Enders told the European aircraft maker’s annual general assembly in Amsterdam. But he cautioned:…

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Pop.Up Next: The next evolution in urban mobility is here

Italdesign and Airbus have unveiled the latest evolution in the Pop.Up concept, the first fully electric and zero-emission modular system designed to help resolve traffic congestion in large urban areas. While the concept was first introduced in the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Italdesign has introduced the next evolution of Pop.Up concept at the 2018 Geneva…

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Airbus Identifies Its Biggest Growth Potential in China

China Aircraft Leasing Airbus A320

Airbus’ Chinese market has the biggest potential for growth over the next two decades, according to the latest market forecast of Airbus, a worldwide leading aircraft manufacturer. Airbus established its first assembly and delivery center outside Europe in north China’s Tianjin in 2008. In 2009, the center delivered the first A320 family aircraft. Components of…

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Virgin cancels Airbus A380 order, conceding the super-jumbo has no place in its fleet

Airbus A350 Engines on an A380

Virgin Atlantic Airways canceled its order for six Airbus SE A380 super-jumbos, finally acknowledging that the world’s largest passenger aircraft has no place in its fleet after years of deferring a decision on the double-decker. The deletion appeared in Airbus’s February order-and-delivery tally published on Wednesday, and was confirmed by the airline. Virgin originally ordered…

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Lessor CALC leads Airbus January order tally

Engine issues won’t affect delivery schedule of A320neo: Airbus CEO Tom Enders

In January, Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) ordered 15 Airbus A320neos. After Airbus’ record-breaking conclusion to 2017 , in which the Toulouse-based manufacturer gained firm orders for 836 aircraft in December alone, the company’s January 2018 commercial orders returned to a normal pace, with a total of 20 aircraft firmed between…

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Airbus to Securing Big Chinese Order, 184 Airbus A320 aircraft

AirAsia Airbus A320

China will finalize orders for 184 Airbus A320 aircraft soon, French President Emmanuel Macron said following talks with his Chinese counterpart as he wrapped up his three-day visit. Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to maintain order volumes and parity between Airbus and rival Boeing Co. , Mr. Macron told a news conference Wednesday. He said…

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Turkish Airlines Announces Big A350 Order

Airbus A380 A350 A330

Turkish Airlines has signed a non-binding agreement with Airbus on a potential order for 25 A350-900 mid-size wide-body long-haul aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s official visit to France. The A350 XWB is an all new family of mid-size wide-body long-haul airliners shaping the future…

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Airbus and Boeing Delivery increased in November by 15%, dcombined 144 aircraft

Boeing and Airbus jets

 Airbus and Boeing delivered a combined 144 aircraft during November, 25 more than the 119 units that the duo delivered in the previous month, and 19 (15%) more than the two manufacturers achieved in the same month of 2016. By handing over 144 aircraft, November becomes the most productive month this year so far for…

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