Aerial view of Stage 3 Flowline of single aisle in Broughton. (Image: Airbus)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus boss warns of compulsory job losses

Airbus Chief Executive, Guillaume Faury, has warned staff that “it’s unlikely that voluntary departures will be enough” as it seeks to cut its workforce to survive the current crisis in the aviation industry. Airbus is seeking to cut around 15,000 jobs around the world with 1,670 of those to go [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus increased deliveries in June

European airframer Airbus showed a small increase in deliveries for June 2020 compared to the previous month according to its half-year (H1) commercial aircraft orders & deliveries report. June saw 36 new aircraft being delivered compared to 24 in May and overall in the first half of 2020, Airbus delivered [read more]

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Engineering & Leasing

Airbus built ventilator gets approved for use in the UK

A medical ventilator built by several engineering companies including European Aerospace company Airbus and a number of Formula 1 teams has gained approval for use in the UK. The ventilator will help treat patients with severe breathing difficulties as a result of COVID-19. The approval from the Medicines and Healthcare [read more]

Airbus BelugaXL (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Welsh Wings help BelugaXL enter service

Airbus’ latest super-sized transport aircraft, BelugaXL has officially entered service adding the extra capacity to Airbus’ transport network that it needs to meet its planned increases in production of commercial aircraft. Based on the A330-300 Freighter, the BelugaXL is 63 metres long and 8 metres wide which allows the aircraft [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]