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Airbus dusts off plan for new A320 assembly line

Airbus dusts off its plans for a new A320 final assembly line (FAL) in Toulouse. A year after the plan was mothballed due to the effects of the Covid-crisis, the former A380 Final Assembly Line in the Lagardère building will be transformed into a combined...

Airbus O&D for April 2021

Here's the updated model for Airbus orders and deliveries through April 2021.  Click the double-headed arrow at the bottom right to optimize your view of the model. More signs of a recovery with the nice-sized Delta order.  The fact that it was Delta is even better...

Airbus Fly-By-Wire visionary Bernard Ziegler passes away

Airbus announced the passing of Bernard Ziegler, at the age of 88. Ziegler was one of the company’s engineering pioneers. Mr. Ziegler was instrumental in the introduction of the world’s first digital Fly-By-Wire (FBW) and side-stick controls in a commercial passenger...

Airbus back to profit again

Airbus has returned to positive results again in the first quarter, announcing a EUR 362 million net profit for the period compared to a EUR -481 million loss last year on April 29. The results “mainly reflect our commercial aircraft delivery performance, cost and...
Airbus O&D for April 2021

Airbus O&D for April 2021

Here's the updated model for Airbus orders and deliveries through April 2021.  Click the double-headed arrow at the...

Airbus back to profit again

Airbus back to profit again

Airbus has returned to positive results again in the first quarter, announcing a EUR 362 million net profit for the...