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Tag: Airbus

Airbus Begins Building its A220 USA Manufacturing Facility

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has officially started the execution of its new A220 Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama.  The start of the construction was celebrated with a ceremony attended by 700 individuals, including company executives, employees, industry followers and others. The celebration was led by Tom Enders, the Chief Executive officer of Airbus and the President […]

Airbus’ A220 Approved for 180 Minutes ETOPS Capability

Canada’s Civil Aviation Authority, Transport Canada, has officially granted Airbus’ most recently developed aircraft, the A220, approval for the 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS). The new milestone reached by the aircraft will enable it to serve new flights with fewer limits. The ETOPS certification increases the potential of the aircraft and proves the unmatched quality of […]

Beijing Capital Airlines Receives A330 Aircraft

Beijing Capital Airlines has taken delivery of a new Airbus A330 aircraft from Avolon, the aircraft leasing specialist. The delivery was officially announced towards the end of December 2018. The delivered A330 aircraft is the fourth aircraft on lease to Beijing Capital Airlines from Avolon. The A330 aircraft is a medium- to long-range widebody twin-engine […]

MEA Orders With Airbus

Airbus has officially confirmed that Middle East Airlines has placed an order for the acquisition of four A330-900s. The Lebanese airline will be adding the aircraft to its fleet with the aim of improving economics, passenger comfort, and expanding its network reach. The manufacturer included the order as part of its 2018 backlog report, which […]