Airbus

The complete guide to commercial aeroplanes in movies

“I wonder how many films planes have been in?” said someone on a Key.Aero work call the other week. So we started digging. And then we kept going and going. Here are the very geeky results!

World’s first A321P2F enters service with Qantas

After nearly two years of work, the jet was delivered to the flag carrier for use on behalf of Australia Post

Airbus delivers first US-built A220

The airframer handed over the A220 to Delta Air Lines just under two years after it broke ground on the Alabama facility

10,000 Airbus A320s? Close, but no cigar – here’s why

We’ve all seen the pictures of Middle East Airlines’ shiny new A321neo, but Airbus hasn’t delivered 10,000 A320 Family aircraft. Not even close. So what are they playing at?

Luxembourg receives first A400M Atlas

Luxembourg has become the seventh operator of the Airbus A400M Atlas heavy-lift tactical transport after it accepted its first and only example in Seville, Spain, on October 7

NATO orders ninth A330 MRTT

Airbus announced on September 28 that NATO had ordered an additional A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) after Luxembourg announced it will maximise its participation in the Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) initiative

France accepts third A330 MRTT Phénix

Airbus has handed over its third A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) to the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force).

A400M gains Automatic Low-Level Flight Certification

Airbus’ A400M heavy-lift tactical transport has achieved another milestone after the platform gained certification of its Automatic Low-Level Flight capability.