ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRBUS

Aston Martin created an ultra luxurious helicopter with Airbus inspired by its sports cars

2020-02-22 12:08

The ACH130 represents the first helicopter Aston Martin has ever created, according to the automaker.

Bankrupt SAA just debuted its newest plane, the Airbus A350, weeks early

2020-02-10 06:24

The Airbus A350 is a well-needed enhancement for South African Airways but comes at a time when the airline's future is in doubt.

SAA has put billions of rands worth of planes up for sale – including planes it uses on major international routes

2020-01-16 10:10

Nine of the airline's Airbus A340-600 and A340-300 planes – worth around R37 billion new – are on the block.

The end is near for the Airbus A380 superjumbo jet. Here's how it went from airline status symbol to reject in just 10 years

2019-08-28 15:56

The Airbus A380 superjumbo never became a game-changing icon like the Boeing 747. Instead, it will be discontinued in 2021.

These are the biggest airplanes in the world today — including one that can carry as many as 850 passengers

2019-08-09 15:47

From the spacious and luxurious Airbus A380 to the behemoth Antonov An-225, here are the biggest airplanes in the world.

American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes — and it's a huge blow to Boeing

2019-06-25 12:48

American Airlines is replacing some of its Boeing fleet with new Airbus jets. And other airlines are likely to follow.

Airbus says it has the technology to fly planes with no pilots, but the challenge will be convincing people to get on them

2019-06-18 14:09

"This is not a matter of technology — it's a matter of interaction with the regulators, the perception in the traveling public," Airbus said Monday.

OPINION: Now is not the time for a Boeing-Airbus trade row

2019-04-10 06:02

the Trump administration decided that now is the moment to ratchet up a longstanding trade dispute between Boeing and Airbus.

This futuristic Airbus smart seat prototype may make the future of economy flying a bit less miserable

2019-02-21 12:52

The Move seat uses electrical currents to adjust the firmness and the position of the seat. There are also massage, mealtime, and sleep modes.

Check out the new Airbus jet that will rival Boeing's 777 and replace the 747 jumbo jet

2018-09-03 19:22

It is the latest in a new generation of the fuel-efficient, carbon-composite, wide-body airliners to launch in recent years.

 

Delta says it will spend R15 billion to be carbon neutral, the latest airline announcing a radical shift to make flying less destructive

2020-02-16 11:57

With demand for air travel rising and increased emissions a threat to our planet, airlines are taking measures to satisfy shareholders and environmentalists.

Take a look inside 9 of the most luxurious private jets in the world

2020-01-25 13:58

Sometimes you just need a private jet with heated marble floors, a king-size bed, and a 14-seat dining room.

Airbus is introducing a feature on its new planes to track everything you do, including how often you use the bathroom

2019-09-13 08:47

The Internet of Things platform links real-time information from cabin components to create a more personalized — and digitally traceable — experience.

A Tanzania jet worth R1.4 billion and closely associated with its ruling party is locked down at OR Tambo – and a lawyer says it is going nowhere

2019-08-26 17:18

A dispute dating from the 1980s and an interdict preventing air traffic control in Johannesburg from releasing 5H-TCH means Air Tanzania's 2018 Christmas gift is stuck – and unless Tanzania comes to the party, it will stay there until sold, a lawyer says.

A Saudi airline is dropping a R85 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens

2019-07-09 15:45

Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal said it will order up to 50 planes from Airbus' A320neo family — the Boeing 737 Max's rival.

After a nightmare year, Boeing made an unexpected success of the world's biggest airshow, avoiding a humiliation by arch-rival Airbus

2019-06-24 09:15

Boeing locked down big orders and scored some unexpected victories that riled Airbus, though Airbus had more orders and a new plane to announce.

Airbus leapt ahead of Boeing in an untapped market by launching a smaller plane for long-haul flights

2019-06-17 16:57

Airbus just announced the A321XLR, new a long-range, single-aisle airliner, at the Paris Air Show, and said 27 have already been ordered.

The Boeing 737 Max is now one of the most controversial airliners of all time. Here are 3 others

2019-03-18 14:29

The Boeing 737 Max airliner has been grounded by regulatory agencies and airlines worldwide after two crashes in five months.

Airbus is scrapping production of its iconic A380 superjumbo as airlines ditch the biggest commercial jet in history

2019-02-15 09:49

It comes after Emirates reduced its order of A380s. Airbus said it had "no substantial A380 backlog and hence no basis to sustain production."

Airbus introduced a massive new cargo plane that looks like a whale

2018-07-12 08:03

It's arguably one of the weirdest looking aircraft in the world.

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