Airbus gets Rs 22,000 crore contract form Defence Ministry for 56 C-295 transport aircraft

NEW DELHI: India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force (IAF) legacy AVRO fleet as India’s Defence Ministry inked a nearly Rs 22,000 crore contract with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 medium transport aircraft which will replace Avro-748 planes of the Indian […]

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Breeze Airways confirms order for 20 additional A220-300 aircraft from Mobile Final Assembly Line

NEW DELHI: Breeze Airways has revealed its new A220-300 livery, while confirming that it has reached a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 more of the aircraft. This previously undisclosed order for 20 brings Breeze’s total order book to 80 A220-300s, the first of which will be delivered in Q4 2021. The aircraft’s fresh paint […]

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Phoenix Police Department to upgrade fleet with five new H125 helicopters

NEW DELHI: The Phoenix Police Department has signed a new order to upgrade its airborne law enforcement helicopter fleet with five new H125 helicopters. Deliveries are expected to begin next year. “We spent a lot of time analyzing which platform would best fit all of our operational needs as we began to renew our fleet, […]

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Airbus’ new Single-Aisle Airspace cabin enters into service with Lufthansa Group

NEW DELHI: Lufthansa has started operations with its first A320 Family aircraft – an A321neo – featuring Airbus’ new Single-Aisle Airspace cabin. In doing so, the airline becomes the first operator in Europe to introduce the new Airspace cabin features for passengers on board A320 Family aircraft. In 2018 Lufthansa Group, a long-time A320 Family […]

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Airbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the U.S. Army National Guard

NEW DELHI: Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has delivered the first UH-72B, the latest variant of its Lakota helicopter, to the U.S. Army National Guard from its production facility in Columbus, Mississippi. This delivery is the first of 18 UH-72B Lakota helicopters currently on order to support the National Guard’s critical missions. “With the addition of the […]

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University of Zurich,Airbus grow miniature human tissue on the International Space Station ISS

NEW DELHI: With the next supply flight to the International Space Station (ISS), the Space Hub of the University of Zurich (UZH) and Airbus Defence and Space are bringing an experiment into space, which is intended to further advance the industrial production of human tissue in zero-gravity conditions. With this step, space could become a […]

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Airbus delivers first A350 to China Eastern Airlines

NEW DELHI: Airbus has delivered the first A350 from its widebody completion & delivery centre in Tianjin (C&DC), China, taking additional steps in the expansion of its global footprint and long-term strategic partnership with China. The A350-900 aircraft was delivered to China Eastern Airlines, the largest Airbus operator in Asia and second largest in the […]

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Airbus and Delta TechOps welcome GE Digital into the aviation Digital Alliance

NEW DELHI: The aviation Digital Alliance, the partnership initiated by Airbus and Delta TechOps in 2019, is expanding to include GE Digital. The vision for the expanded Digital Alliance is to further develop real solutions that curb operational disruptions, drive progress in unplanned maintenance events and ultimately benefit global commercial operators’ bottom-line financial performance. Under […]

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