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Feb 23, 2024 / Aviation Week

Leonardo Digitalizes ATR Aerostructures Factory

By digitalizing its ATR Aerostructures factory, Leonardo aims to achieve a more efficient production cycle, reducing technical inefficiencies in collaboration with Airbus.

Feb 22, 2024 / Aviation Source

Turkish Technic Completes Airbus A330P2F Conversion

In a significant industry milestone, Turkish Technic has partnered with Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH to successfully convert an Airbus A330 from a passenger to a freight aircraft, marking the company's first foray into such conversions.

Feb 21, 2024 / Simple Flying

Finally: Qantas Reveals New Airbus A220 Cabins

Qantas steps up its game by revealing upgraded interiors for its Airbus A220 fleet, promising elevated levels of comfort and innovation in passenger experience.

Feb 21, 2024 / Australian Aviation

Qantas’ Project Sunrise A350-1000 delayed until 2026

Regulatory demands for a fuel tank redesign and manufacturing delays at Airbus have pushed the delivery of Qantas' A350-1000 aircraft for Project Sunrise to 2026, affecting plans for non-stop flights to London and New York.

Feb 21, 2024 / Aviation Week

Embraer Confident Of MRTT, KC-390 Interoperability

Embraer reports successful interoperability simulations between its KC-390 military transport aircraft and the Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport, hinting at enhanced collaborative capabilities.

Feb 21, 2024 / ch-aviation

Taiwan's Starlux orders three A330-900Ns + five A350Fs

In a significant expansion move, Taiwan's Starlux Airlines has secured a purchase agreement for five Airbus A350 freighters alongside three A330neo aircraft, marking its entry into freight operations.

Feb 20, 2024 / Aviation Week

AIA Chief: Comac Has A Long Way To Go

Despite Comac's impressive display at the Singapore Airshow, AIA believes the Chinese OEM is still significantly behind in posing a competitive threat to industry leaders Boeing and Airbus.

Feb 20, 2024 / Air Data News

Azul carrier returns one of two Airbus A350s to lessor

Following a period of inactivity exceeding two months, Azul Airlines has dispatched one of its Airbus A350s to San Bernardino Airport, California, as part of its retirement and return to the lessor.

Feb 20, 2024 / Farnborough International News

Airbus to launch Sustainable Aviation Hub in Singapore

Under a new MOU with the Singapore Economic Development Board, Airbus is set to develop a Sustainable Aviation Hub aimed at advancing technology, research, and innovation in sustainable aviation fuels.

Feb 20, 2024 / Airways Magazine

Aer Lingus Confirmed as Launch Customer of the Airbus A321XLR

Confirmed as the launch operator for the A321neo(XLR), Aer Lingus is slated to commence revenue service with the new variant starting third quarter of 2024, marking a significant milestone for transatlantic travel.

Feb 19, 2024 / AirInsight

Airbus to tweak A330neo takeoff performance

The A330-900 aircraft is set to receive climb performance enhancements through additional flap configurations and speedier gear retraction projected for late next year.

Feb 19, 2024 / Shephard Media

France and Airbus eye up Indian defence deals

As India launches a comprehensive procurement initiative for its Armed Forces, Airbus and France emerge as frontrunners, potentially securing significant defence contracts.

Feb 19, 2024 / FlightGlobal

A320 wake turbulence triggered SR22’s fatal in-flight upset

An NTSB investigation has attributed a fatal accident involving a Cirrus SR22 to the lack of wake turbulence advisory from air traffic control, following the aircraft's encounter with turbulence from a preceding A320.