Airbus A321XLR Complete
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Airbus CFO set to leave the company in 2023

Airbus’ Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Dominik Assam, (53) is set to leave the European aerospace giant in 2023 after four years in the position. Mr Assam has played a key role in the company and helped to position Airbus into the strong global position it finds itself in. Airbus CEO [read more]

Airbus A220 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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FIA22: Airbus A220 gets boost from Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines has given European airframer Airbus a boost at the Farnborough Airshow when it firmed up orders for 12 A220-300 aircraft. The commitment brings the total number of A220 aircraft ordered by Delta to 107. Delta will be supplied with Pratt & Whitney powered A220-100 (45) and A220-300 (62). [read more]

Airbus A320neo
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Airbus delivers 60 airliners in June

European airframer Airbus has released its latest figures for deliveries and orders showing that it delivered 60 airliners to 35 customers in June 2022. The bulk of the deliveries were A320 family aircraft with 25 Airbus A321neo, 21 A320neo and 1 A319neo delivered to airlines including Wizz Air, Lufthansa and [read more]

A321XLR First flight test crew
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Airbus A321XLR successfully carries out first flight

The latest incarnation of the Airbus A321, the XLR has carried out its first flight from Airbus’ final assembly line at Hamburg-Finkenwerder airport. Getting airborne just after 11am (CEST) MSN11000 flew for 4 hours and 25 minutes testing the basic handling of the aircraft and flight envelope protection systems at [read more]

Airbus A321XLR Complete
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Airbus readies A321XLR for first flight this week

European airframer Airbus is preparing the first Airbus A321XLR aircraft for its first flight which is expected to take place on Wednesday 15th June. Depending on the weather, the aircraft, which carries the serial number MSN1100, is expected to perform its first test flight from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport where the final [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Airbus delivers 47 aircraft in May 2022

European airframer Airbus says it has delivered 47 aircraft during May 2022 to a total of 27 customers worldwide including easyJet and Wizz Air UK. In total Airbus delivered 4 Airbus A220 family and 37 A320neo family aircraft from, its narrowbody catalogue and From its wide-body range, it delivered 3 [read more]