TALE CELEBRATES THE MAGIC OF FLYING
French writer Erik Orsenna was present on the Airbus stand to sign his latest book, a tale called “Tidings from the isle of flight”, a joyous children’s adventure tale that celebrates the magic of flying and the satisfaction of achieving a shared goal. More
AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NOËL FORGEARD, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF AIRBUS FOR AIRBUS.COM
AIRBUS FLIES HIGH AT THE PARIS AIR SHOW
The 2005 Paris Air Show comes to a close this weekend with Airbus retaining its undisputed leadership position in the airliner business – having announced orders and commitments for aircraft ranging from the 100-passenger A318 to the 555-seat A380, and delighting the crowds with flight demonstrations of the A380.
BABY-SITTING THE A380
A ground crew of 25 people, from manufacturing, quality, and test equipment teams have been “baby-sitting” the A380 from 07:00 a.m. to 22:00 p.m. daily in two shifts during its extremely busy week at Le Bourget airshow. As with all newborns, this kind of baby-sitting is pretty intense!
COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION ARE KEYS TO SUCCESS FOR ALCOA
US-based Alcoa, which has just signed a two billion dollars deal to supply Airbus with high-performance sheet and plate products, is a long time industrial partner of Airbus.
SAUDI ARABIAN CLIENT BECOMES FIRST VIP CUSTOMER FOR THE A340-600
A private non-governmental business group of Saudi Arabia has acquired an Airbus A340-600, becoming the first VIP customer for the ultra-long range aircraft, which is also the world’s longest airliner.