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Airbus C295W selected for Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Program

The Government of Canada has selected the Airbus C295W aircraft for its Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Program (FWSAR). As part of the FWSAR program, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will receive 16 C295Ws modified for Search and Rescue (SAR). The new planes are meant to replace the nearly 50-year-old CC-115 Buffalos and older model […]

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Website allows passengers to make A380 a booking choice

Airbus has launched a website for travellers who want to experience flight on its A380 double deck aircraft. The iflyA380.com website is the only place where all 13 A380 operators present the on-board services they offer and the destinations they serve. Inspirational information about each city also helps travellers choose their next vacation. Once at […]

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Airbus encourages young women to pursue aviation careers

Airbus continued its policy of encouraging young girls to consider studying aeronautics by recently welcoming secondary school students to its Toulouse site for a day, giving them the opportunity to meet Airbus employees and learn more about the different professions in the aeronautical industry. The goal of the Airbus’ program, “Elles du Futur – Girls […]

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Bees playing a key role in Airbus’ environmental footprint

The Airbus family of widebody and single-aisle aircraft are not the only buzz-worthy products created by the European aircraft manufacturer. More than 600 jars of honey are collected each year from beehives at Airbus’ Hamburg facilities. The beehives are located near the company’s aircraft paint shop and close to the runway where new-build jetliners carry […]

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JAL and Airbus sign first-ever order

For more than half a century, Boeing has been the top provider of commercial aircraft to Japanese airlines, with Japan being one of the largest single-country international markets in dollar value for Boeing. Over the past 50 years, Japanese carriers ordered approximately 900 Boeing jetliners and Japan Airlines (JAL) has purchased more Boeing 747 aircraft […]

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