Airbus Beluga XL

Final Airbus BelugaXL rolls out factory

The sixth and final Airbus BelugaXL has rolled out the factory at the manufacturer’s plant in Toulouse.

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What airliners do Airbus currently make?

Now production of the A380 has wound down, testing of the A321XLR project has been ramped up, while the A220 appears to be going from strength to strength. Dominic Ward takes a look at the state of play with Airbus’s current types in production

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The intricate process of loading the Airbus Beluga XL

There is no mistaking the Beluga. Mark Broadbent profiles this distinctive airlifter and learns about the intricate process of loading wings onto Airbus’ unique in-house transport jet

Huge aircraft gets even huger

Bearing a striking resemblance to the aquatic mammal of the same name, the Airbus Beluga just got larger after the ‘XL’ variant joined the fleet earlier this year. Key.Aero examines its origins and details the type’s impressive features

Third Airbus Beluga XL Breaks Cover

The third example of Airbus’ Beluga XL transport aircraft has been rolled out the paint shop in Toulouse for the first time.