A380 demise will become A321’s ascent

A380 demise will become A321’s ascent

News from Reuters today suggests that Airbus might utilize the soon to be empty A380 FAL for the A321 line.  This is truly a serendipitous outcome for Airbus. The closure of the A380 line does not come with zero cost.  Airbus has big sunk costs it has to write off. ...
Airbus celebrates 12.000th delivery

Airbus celebrates 12.000th delivery

It’s just a number, but nevertheless a milestone to Airbus: the delivery of its 12.000th airliner. Not from its home territory in Europe, but from the Airbus Canada factory in Mirabel that became part of the global OEM only last year. The 12.000th is the 12th A220-100...

A380 Swan song: ANA gets Flying Honu

Aside from the rare occasions when a new model is introduced, few aircraft deliveries have generated as much expectation.  The delivery ceremony of All Nippon Airways’ (ANA) first Airbus A380 was certainly special. It is not just the colourful, eye-catching livery...