Airbus Tries New Way To Build Planes

Airbus and Boeing are rethinking how they build jetliners. What's emerging is a middle path between outsourcing and the highly centralized production systems that preceded it.

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    ... roughly equals the wingspan of the largest airliner, the Airbus A380. ... whether they might leapfrog the fossil-fuel age and build clean grids
    09/17/2014 - 3:51 pm | View Link
  • Lufthansa Buys New Airbus Jets - Wall Street Journal
    The fleet should grow to seven Airbus A330-300s.Mr. Spohr said in July he would seek to build the new operation around Sun Express, a joint...
    09/17/2014 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Lufthansa Orders 25 More Airbus A320 Family Aircraft -
    Lufthansa to order 25 new Airbus planes for $3.24 billion - Reuters UK
    09/17/2014 - 10:02 am | View Link
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    Qatar Air Pities Lufthansa for Perennial Struggles With Unions - Bloomberg
    09/17/2014 - 7:35 am | View Link
  • Airbus Keeps A380 Production Rate Even With Scarce Orders - Bloomberg
    Airbus to keep A380 build rate as deals remain elusive - Chicago Daily Herald
    09/17/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
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  • BOC Aviation orders Boeing planes worth US$8.8B
    BOC Aviation, the leasing arm of Bank of China, has placed the biggest order in its 20-year history for 80 Boeing medium-haul passenger planes, weeks after lessor SMBC Aviation ordered 115 Airbus jets. Singapore-based BOC Aviation, one of the world’s leading lessors, said the order was for 50 Boeing 737 Max 8 planes and 30 Next Generation 737-800 aircraft, which will be delivered from 2016 to ...
    08/26/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Boeing, Airbus Get Nods at China Southern; Chinese-Built C919 Gets a Maybe
    China Southern this year flew its new Boeing 777 300ER into JFK and ordered 80 Airbus aircraft, while its chairman said maybe on Chinese-built aircraft. Click to view a price quote on BA . Click to research the Aerospace/Defense industry.
    08/13/2014 - 4:48 pm | View Link
  • Airbus A350 set to complete final tests, gear up for first deliveries
    London  – An Airbus Group NV A350 jetliner is poised to land at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening in Toulouse, France, marking the end of an intense 14-month phase of flight trials as the European plane maker prepares to hand over to airlines its rebuttal to the Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner. Airbus has promised investors it will start making a profit on the new jet in just a few years, after failing to do ...
    08/13/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Link
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  • Hate Flying? Airbus Filed A Patent For In-Flight VR Helmets To Help You Chill Out
    Airbus tells Wired that the patent is mostly to protect its intellectual property, and the company currently has no plans in place to build them. (Sorry!) For one, dozens of added headsets would add weight to an aircraft, which the airline would have to ...
    09/17/2014 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • Airbus Keeps A380 Production Rate Even With Scarce Orders
    Airbus Chief Executive Officer Fabrice Bregier said the company can maintain a production rate of almost 30 A380 a year even amid slack demand, and will seek to build fresh interest with superjumbos coming off lease. Bregier, speaking at the Airbus factory ...
    09/17/2014 - 4:33 am | View Link
  • Airbus to Shed Some Defense Businesses
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    09/16/2014 - 5:27 am | View Link
  • United States : ECHOSTAR select AIRBUS DEFENCE and space to build new satellite
    EchoStar Satellite Operating Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corp., a worldwide satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, has selected Airbus Defence and Space to build the EchoStar 105 satellite.
    09/12/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Link
  • Romania, Airbus Helicopters Sign MoU
    The ceremony underscored the commitment by the Government of Romania and Airbus Helicopters to build on their shared history of success and to confirm the company’s presence in the country for future decades. The company says the memorandum paves the way ...
    09/7/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
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  • PHOTOS: Airbus A380 Wing Hits Building at Paris Air Show ...
    A380 winglet left in building. A380 wing hit building in Paris. The A380 winglet is left behind. Aerial shot from damaged wing. Photo by Reuters.
    09/17/2014 - 1:44 pm | View Website
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    Airbus Group headquarters in the U.S. Airbus in the U.S. Airbus Helicopters in the U.S. Supply and Services; Avionics and Controls; First-responder communications
    09/17/2014 - 10:23 am | View Website
  • Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer | A320, A330, A340 ...
    A European consortium producing the Airbus family of passenger aircraft, a corporate jet, the beluga supertransport and a military transport.
    09/17/2014 - 9:12 am | View Website
  • Building an Airbus A340
    The full version of this stunning video.
    09/17/2014 - 2:52 am | View Website
  • Are Boeing And Airbus Building Too Many Planes?
    Aviation industry analysts have voiced concern that the recent swarm of wide-body aircraft offerings and orders for Boeing and Airbus have amounted to too much of a ...
    09/17/2014 - 1:12 am | View Website
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