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Airbus overshadows Boeing with deliveries in Q1 2021

Airbus ended the first quarter of 2021 by overshadowing Boeing with 125 deliveries....


Dirk Hoke to leave Airbus Defense and Space management

Several departures forced Airbus to reshuffle the executives of its defense branch amid stalled European cooperation....


Airbus Beluga makes first flight in UK using sustainable fuels

Airbus announced it was extending sustainable aviation fuels to Beluga operations in the UK....


How long will Emirates keep the A380s in its fleet?

With the postponement of Emirates Boeing 777X delivery, the whole fleet of A380s might be kept longer....


As Airbus A380 exits, what future holds for Etihad Airways fleet?

The article was first published on October 14, 2020. In 2015, Etihad Airways changed the definition of luxury onboard an aircraft when its Residence suite, a three-room first-class offering that included a bedroom, a living room, and a lavatory with a private shower, took to the skies for the first time. Five years later, the market has shifted and the Airbus A380 is not needed anymore due to its massive operating costs. Without the double-decker...


Parallels between post-9/11 shock and current pandemic

How are COVID-19 and post-9/11 crises similar and different for the aviation industry? ...


Corsair nears all-Airbus fleet with first A330neo

Corsair joins the A330neo operators list, nearing an all-Airbus fleet by May 2021....


Story behind name: why is it called Airbus A380?

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest airliner, has a strange name. What is the story behind it and what other names were proposed?...


Airbus adds more range to the A220

Airbus managed to squeeze additional range out of the A220-300, as the manufacturer found a way to increase the MTOW of the aircraft....


An A350 freighter might be Airbus only hope to break Boeing cargo dominance

While Airbus so far has been unsuccessful in breaking Boeing’s dominance in air freighters, could the A350F switch the tide?...