Aviation engineering news

Airbus reports €12.8bn in revenue for Q1 2024

European aerospace giant Airbus has reported Q1 revenue of €12.8 billion (bn) in its first set of results for 2024 despite continuing supply chain issues. During the quarter the manufacturer delivered 142 commercial aircraft to airlines around the globe, one of its best performances ever. Orders were also up on [read more]

An Airbus H145 at RAF Shawbury (Crown Copyright)
Helicopter news

MOD orders more Airbus H145 Helicopters

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has placed an order for six more Airbus H145 Jupiter Helicopters as it continues its renewal of its rotary aircraft. The new aircraft are set to be deployed to Cyprus where they will undertake emergency response duties and also to Brunei to support UK [read more]

Airbus A321neo (Image: Airbus)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus deliveries 63 aircraft in March 2024

Airbus delivered 63 airliners to 32 customers across the globe in March continuing its positive start to the year, it also received further orders for 137 airliners. March deliveries included 55 single-aisle airliners along with 8 wide-bodies. Single-aisle deliveries comprised 28 A321neos, 23 A320neos, 3 A220-300s and one A220-200 to [read more]

Korean Air Airbus A350
Aviation engineering news

Korean Air finalises Airbus A350 order

Korean Air, the national airline of South Korea, has finalised a deal that sees it become the latest operator of the long-haul Airbus A350XWB airliner. The order for 33 aircraft comprises of 27 A350-1000s and six of the smaller A350-900s which offers the longest range of any airliner currently available. [read more]

Airbus A330neo (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus delivers 49 aircraft in February 2024

Continuing its strong start to the year Airbus has delivered 49 aircraft to 28 customers in the month of February making the deliveries for the year to date 79. Deliveries included 45 single-aisle airlines and 4 wide-bodies. Airbus delivered Six A220 airliners to airlines including Delta Airlines, Breeze and JetBlue [read more]

Vietjet Air A330neo
Airline news

Airbus secures 20 aircraft order from Vietjet

Low-cost Vietnamese airline Vietjet Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for the purchase of 20 Airbus A330neo airliners as it looks to expand its operation to longer haul flights. When finalised, the A330neo, whose wings and engines are made in the UK, will be the first [read more]

Airbus A321XLR Complete
Aviation engineering news

Airbus reports €65 billion in revenue for 2023

Airbus has reported its final year results for 2023 showing revenues of €65.4 billion (EBIT adjusted €5.8bn) across the year with strong performances from commercial airliners and helicopters. Across the period Airbus delivered 735 commercial aircraft and received orders for 2,319 new airliners growing its order backlog to 8,598 aircraft. [read more]