Airbus A380 MSN4 (Image: Aviation Media Co.)
Engineering & Leasing

The A380 is dead, its official

Airbus has formally announced it cease production of the Airbus A380 superjumbo after the biggest operator slashed its order for the aircraft. As reported yesterday, Emirates (EK/UAE) was in talks with Airbus to convert most of its remaining A380 orders into orders for twin-jet aircraft. The airline has cut its [read more]

Airbus A220 (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Airbus delivers record year despite hold ups

European airframer Airbus has delivered more aircraft in 2018 than ever before despite problems with engines causing delays to deliveries on its A320neo family. The Toulouse based company delivered 800 aircraft to 93 different customers in 2018, an 11% increase on the previous year. Despite delays in deliveries of engines [read more]

Civil Aviation

Airbus 2017 profits better than expected

Airbus 2017 profits were “better than expected” according to financial results published today. The results for the full financial year show the company had revenues totalling €67bn giving profits of €4.3bn, up from €3.6bn in 2016. Airbus Chief Executive, Tom Enders, said the company had “overachieved on all our 2017 [read more]