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]

Military aviation news

Airbus Helicopters acquires UAV specialist Aerovel

Airbus Helicopters has revealed that is has reached an agreement for the acquisition of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) specialist Aerovel in a bid to boost its portfolio of unmanned tactical solutions. Aerovel produces the Flexrotor which is an unmanned vertical take-off and landing vehicle which has a max take-off weight [read more]

Qantaslink A220
Airline news

Qantas Group gets first Airbus A220

Australian flag carrier Qantas has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220 short-haul airliner which is replacing Qantaslink Boeing 717s. The next-generation airliner will be used on domestic flights for Qantaslink and features a special livery featuring Aboriginal artwork. The aircraft is being delivered to Sydney from Airbus’ Mirabel Final [read more]