Top News on Airbus

  • US FAA lays out conditions for A350 lithium batteries


    ​US regulators have issued the special conditions for approving lithium-ion battery installation on the Airbus A350-900.


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  • Azul targets business travellers with US flights


    ​Brazil's Azul plans to target the corporate traveller with its inaugural international flights to the USA, and will...


  • PICTURES: Thailand deploys Gripens to Australia for first overseas exercise


    Thailand's air force has deployed its Saab Gripen C/Ds to Darwin in northern Australia for Exercise Pitch Black 2014...


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    The shares of Skymark Airlines have soared 28% on the Tokyo stock exchange following media reports of a possible...


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  • Philippine Airlines sells A330 to GECAS

    News | 22 Aug 2014 14:43 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Manila-based Philippine Airlines has completed the sale and leaseback of a new Airbus A330-300 with GECAS, confirms the operating lessor.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Philippine-Airlines-sells-A330-to-GECAS-402959/
  • CIT's $640m ABS heavy in widebody exposure

    News | 22 Aug 2014 14:41 | Laura Mueller

    ​Exposure to widebody aircraft is “significant” in CIT Aviation Finance’s asset-backed securitisation (ABS) and “higher” than that in other recently rated aircraft transactions, says Standard & Poor’s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CITs-640m-ABS-heavy-in-widebody-exposure-402962/
  • Avianca closes A320 sale and leaseback with Jackson Square

    News | 22 Aug 2014 14:41 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Latin American airline group Avianca Holdings has closed an Airbus A320 sale-and-leaseback transaction with operating lessor Jackson Square Aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Avianca-closes-A320-sale-and-leaseback-with-Jackson-Square-402956/
  • VivaAerobus to launch two Houston routes

    News | 22 Aug 2014 13:38 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Mexico's ​VivaAerobus will launch service on two new routes to Houston later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VivaAerobus-to-launch-two-Houston-routes-402958/
  • 'Smart' turboprop favoured by future design study

    News | 22 Aug 2014 11:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Researchers looking into increased-efficiency designs for medium-haul aircraft have favoured an advanced turboprop over box-wing concepts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Smart-turboprop-favoured-by-future-design-study-402952/
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 10:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-changing-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-402837/