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Airbus delivers 53 aircraft in May 2024

European aerospace giant Airbus delivered 53 aircraft to 34 customers in May 2024 maintaining its strong delivery record for the year. Wide-body deliveries included four Airbus A350s (3x -900 1x -1000) to customers including Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic and Air France. Two A330-900s were also delivered to ITA Airways [read more]

EAS selects Airbus to design and build Vigil, a space weather monitoring satellite
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ESA selects Airbus for space weather mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected Airbus to design and build a space weather forecasting satellite known as Vigil for what will ESA’s first mission in its Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Programme boosting space safety. Once in orbit, Vigil will provide vital early warning abut space weather, particularly solar [read more]

Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / UK Aviation Media)
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Airbus delivers 61 aircraft in April to 33 customers

European aerospace giant Airbus delivered 61 airliners to 33 customers around the globe in April 2024 bringing year to date deliveries to 203. April saw primarily A320 family deliveries with 22 Airbus A320neo and 29 A321neo airliners being delivered to customers including easyJet, Wizz Air and British Airways. Other single-aisle [read more]

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IndiGo places order for 30 Airbus A350s

India’s largest airline, IndiGo has placed a firm order with Airbus for 30 Airbus A350 widebodies as it looks to expand its international long-haul network. The order comes ahead of an expected boom in international travel from India which is already the fastest growing aviation market in the world. IndiGo’s [read more]

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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)
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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)
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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]