Posts Tagged ‘Airbus’

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 Forecasts 2677 Aircraft for Latin America over Next Two Decades

Airbus A380 A350 A330

 From 2017 to 2036, Latin America and the Caribbean will need 2,677 new passenger and freight aircraft to meet rising demand, according to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF). Valued at US $352 billion, this demand accounts for 2,084 single-aisle and 593 twin-aisle aircraft. This implies that the region’s in-service fleet will more than…

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Airbus to sell Bombardier’s aircraft, Takes majority stake

Bombardier Challenger 350

 The boss of Airbus has said the firm expects to sell “thousands” of Bombardier’s passenger aircraft after an international tie-up with the planemaker. Airbus is taking a majority stake in the Canadian company’s C Series aircraft, which are part-made in Belfast. Thousands of Northern Ireland jobs looked to be at risk after a complaint from…

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Boeing, Airbus Bolster Narrowbody Backlogs with New Sales

Boeing and Airbus jets

Boeing and Airbus each capitalized on the continued robustness of global narrowbody demand on Thursday, with a pair of big orders for members of their respective single-aisle families. Boeing’s contract with Riga, Latvia-based low-fare airline Primera Air calls for a firm order for eight 737 Max 9s to accompany a lease deal involving Air Lease…

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Airbus delivery targets in jeopardy in 2017 following supplier issues

Airbus A350

Airbus has experienced delivery slowdowns for customers due to faulty engine production , The Wall Street Journal reported. Engine maker Pratt & Whitney has replaced numerous geared turbofans on multiple A320neo planes already delivered by Airbus. The French plane maker also sources engines from GE and Safran SA, which will provide about half of the…

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Asia’s a growth market for Airbus

Airbus A350 XWB

With its high population density, burgeoning passenger demand and fast-growing aviation sector, Asia-Pacific is outpacing other world regions to become a key growth engine for aircraft manufacturer Airbus. There is demand for 13,460 aircraft worth US$2.2 trillion in the next 20 years for Asia-Pacific, making up more than 40 per cent of global demand for…

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