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Airbus to Halt Production of A380 Superjumbo Due to Shrinking Sales

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has decided to end the production of its A380, the world's largest passenger airliner, due to the lack of orders.

AEGEAN Invests €30m in Aviation Training Center at Athens Airport

Greek carrier AEGEAN has announced the establishment of a new aviation training center at the Athens International Airport for its aircrew.

Singapore Airlines to Launch World’s Longest Commercial Flights

Singapore Airlines in October will launch the world’s longest commercial flights, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York, using the Airbus A350-900ULR.

AEGEAN Announces Deal with Airbus for Up to 42 New A320neo Aircraft

Greek airline AEGEAN announced that it has signed a pre-agreement with Airbus for the order of up to 42 new generation aircraft of the A320neo family.

Condé Nast Traveler: AEGEAN Among World’s Top 10 Airlines

Greek carrier AEGEAN made the top 10 of the Best Airlines in the World, according to the Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Aviation Safety Authority Orders Emergency Software Revision on Airbus A350

The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an emergency directive for airlines operating the Airbus A350, warning of a potential fuel tank ignition.

Austrian Airlines Upgrades Onboard Digital Services

Austrian Airlines has launched onboard Internet services and is also working on a digital entertainment program, soon to be available on mobile devices.

Avianca Brasil Launches Direct Flights to the US and Chile

Avianca Brazil will offer direct, daily services from Sao Paulo to Miami and Santiago with newly delivered A330-200 aircraft. Tickets to and from the United States are on sale.

Airbus Launches New Cabin Interior for A330neo Aircraft

Airbus has launched a new cabin interior-design brand named "Airspace by Airbus", which will debut on its new A330neo widebody jet.

Airbus: A Positive Start for 2016

Airbus got off to a good start in 2016, in particular for its best-selling wide body family with 16 aircraft orders booked in January, comprising 14 all new A330-900neo’s from an undisclosed customer and two A320ceo’s from fast growing Hong Kong based lessor, CALC (China Aircraft...

Airbus Applauds ICAO Aircraft CO2 Emissions Standard

Leading commercial aircraft manufacturer Airbus has welcomed the CO2 emissions standard for commercial airplanes proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) last week in Montreal, Canada.

Lufthansa Becomes Launch Customer of Best-selling A320neo, New Era in Commercial Aviation Opened

The Lufthansa Group recently marked a major step in aviation history by taking delivery of the first A320neo, the world’s best-selling and most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft.

Airbus Starts Production of First A330neo (New Engine Option)

Airbus’ first A330neo (new engine option) is coming to life one year after the program was launched, with the first "cutting of metal" underway at its production facilities in Toulouse and Nantes.

No Survivors Expected in Germanwings A320 Crash

Germanwings' Airbus A320 aircraft operating flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Düsseldorf and carrying some 150 people crashed Tuesday in a remote section of the French Alps.

Airbus Soars, Beats 2014 Targets, Aims for the Skies

Airbus surpassed its targets for 2014, with a record number of deliveries, the company said on Tuesday, ahead of the first commercial flight of its new A350 airliner expected this week.

Airbus Readies A350 XWB For First Customer Qatar Airways

The first A350 XWB for Qatar Airways that sets new standards in terms of passenger experience, operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness, is progressing towards delivery before year end.

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery Of Its First Airbus A380

Qatar Airways recently took delivery of its highly anticipated first A380.

A350 XWB To Take Center Stage At Singapore Airshow

Airbus will present the all-new A350 XWB at the Singapore Airshow next month, marking the first full display of the aircraft at an international air show.

Aegean Airlines Signs Partnership with Brussels Airlines

Aegean Airlines recently signed a commercial cooperation agreement with Brussels Airlines that includes the operation of the route Brussels-Athens.

Daily flights to Milan with Air One

Air One recently launched direct flights departing from Athens and Thessaloniki to Milan. Athens will be served by two flights a day and Thessaloniki with one daily flight to Malpensa airport in Milan.
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