Tagged: Airbus SE

Shell buys four Airbus H160 helicopters

Marignane, 15 February 2021 – International energy group Shell has selected leading US offshore helicopter operator PHI to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract marks the...

Airbus upgrades cockpit of UPS Airlines’ A300-600 Freighters

Airbus has handed over the first completed cockpit upgrade for UPS Airlines’ fleet of 52 A300-600 Freighters. The aircraft (MSN868), revitalised with state-of-the-art Honeywell cockpit avionics, was redelivered to UPS on 3rd February at...

Airbus starts testing flying laboratory helicopter

Marignane, 22 January 2021 – Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed...

Belgian Air Force buys seven Airbus A400M

Seville, 22 December 2020 – The Belgian Air Force has taken delivery of its first of seven Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to the customer at the A400M Final Assembly...

Aircalin takes delivery of Airbus A320neo

Toulouse, 28 December 2020 – New Caledonia’s Aircalin has taken delivery of its first A320neo. The aircraft joins two A330neo already delivered under the carrier’s fleet modernisation plan. With its new fleet the airline benefits...

Uganda Airlines takes delivery of Airbus A330neo

Toulouse – 21 December, 2020 – Uganda Airlines, the country’s  flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered...

ÖAMTC Air Rescue buys five Airbus H135 helicopter

Donauwörth, 18 December 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and ÖAMTC Air Rescue have signed a firm contract for the purchase of five H135s. The delivery of the first helicopter of this contract is scheduled for early 2022....

Hungarian Air Force buys Airbus H145M helicopter

The H145M joined the fleet of the Hungarian Air Force one year ago. This helicopter, which is currently being fitted with the HForce weapon management system, has changed the way Hungary’s Defence Forces fly....

Héli-Union to buy two Airbus H160 Helicopter

Marignane, 18 December 2020 – Airbus Helicopters and its historical partner Héli-Union have signed a contract for the purchase of two multi-mission H160s to address a wide range of operations. “We are excited to be one of the...

Republic of Mali buys Airbus C295 airlifter

Getafe, 02 December 2020 – The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Mali has placed a firm order for an additional Airbus C295 airlifter in the transport configuration. This second aircraft, to be delivered...

How will hydrogen combustion work in Aircrafts?

Today’s internal combustion engines in aircraft can be modified to run on alternative fuels for improved environmental performance. Now, hydrogen combustion—either via gas or liquid—is emerging as one of the most promising options in...

Bundeswehr buys 31 NHIndustries NH90 helicopters

Donauwörth, 26 November 2020 – The German Bundeswehr has ordered 31 NH90 helicopters, to be known as Sea Tiger, for the German Navy’s shipborne operations. Nathalie  Tarnaud-Laude, President of NH90 Helicopter Industries (NHI) and Giorgio Gomma, General ...

ExxonMobil buys two Airbus H145 helicopters

Marignane, 23 November 2020 – ExxonMobil has signed a contract for two Airbus H145 helicopters to support the PNG LNG Project in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The new H145 model with a five-blade, bearingless main rotor...

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will protect coastal regions

Vandenberg/California, 21 November 2020 – The Airbus-built European ocean satellite “Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich” has successfully begun its “Seeing-the-Seas” mission. On 21 November 2020 the satellite lifted-off from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air...

German Air Force to buy 28 Eurofighter aircraft

Taufkirchen, 11 November 2020 – Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force. This makes Germany the largest ordering nation in Europe’s biggest defence programme. The order,...

1400th Airbus H135 Helicopter delivered to Mont Blanc

In late September, the light twin-engine helicopter reached a major milestone: the company’s 1,400th H135 was delivered to the French operator Mont Blanc, adding to a fleet of more than 20 H135 and H145 helicopters...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Lufthansa revenue decline by 60% in 2020

Liquidity of EUR 10.1 billion available, of which EUR 6.3 billion are unutilized stabilization measures Ongoing strong performance at Lufthansa Cargo further supports Group liquidity Hub strategy enables cash-positive flight operations, even in the...