Saturday, July 20, 2024

Dubai Airshow: Emirates commits to 50 A350-900s

Emirates has committed to 50 Airbus A350-900s worth $16 billion in a deal signed at the Dubai Airshow 2019. The deal was signed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates and Guillaume Faury, chief executive officer of Airbus. The A350s will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, with […]

Airbus: Trade at risk as subsidy battle rages on

The chief executive officer of Airbus has warned that trade is at risk, as the US plans tariffs as part of the aircraft manufacturer subsidiary battle. On 2 October, the World Trade Organization (WTO) gave the USA the go-ahead to impose tariffs of £6.1 billion on imports from the European Union. The tariffs will affect […]

Airbus and Air Senegal team up for goodwill flight

The Airbus Foundation and Air Senegal have organised their first goodwill flight to transport medical equipment, toys, clothes and books on the airline’s Airbus A330neo. The aircraft took off from Toulouse airport carrying 13 tonnes of goods donated by Aviation San Frontieres, L’Institut Universitaire du Cancer-Toulouse Oncopole and La Chaîne de l’Espoir to Air Senegal’s […]

Airbus to stop producing the A380 as sales slump

Airbus will end production of the A380, with deliveries ceasing in 2021 due to Emirates reducing its order book, aircraft development and the lack of order backlog. Emirates and Airbus reached an agreement on outstanding A380 deliveries, with the airline receiving 14 more A380s from 2019 to 2021, taking its total order book to 123 […]

Faury to succeed Enders as CEO of Airbus

The Airbus board of directors have picked Guillaume Faury to succeed Tom Enders as chief executive officer (CEO) from next year. Faury, who is president of Airbus Commercial Aircraft will succeed Enders, who remains CEO until the Annual General Meeting on 10 April 2019 when Faury’s appointment will be submitted to shareholders. The 50-year-old held […]

Enders and Bregier to leave Airbus as part of management shake up

Airbus has announced major changes of management with Fabrice Bregier stepping down in February 2018 and Tom Enders following in April 2019. Enders, the chief executive officer (CEO), has advised the board of directors that he does not wish to seek another term beyond his current mandate, which runs until the 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting. […]