Iran to buy 118 Airbus aircraft worth $25 billion

Iran agreed on Thursday to buy 118 Airbus aircraft worth about USD 25 billion (EUR 22 billion), according to a memorandum of understanding signed during a visit to France by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Canada to lift Tehran sanctions, allow Bombardier to export to Iran

 Canada confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that it plans to lift its sanctions on Tehran and said that if Airbus is allowed to sell to Iran, then its aircraft maker Bombardier Inc should be allowed to export there as well.

China Southern Airlines to buy 10 Airbus planes worth $2.27 bn

China Southern Airlines to buy 10 Airbus planes worth $2.27 bn

China, the world`s second largest economy, is Asia`s biggest aircraft buyer.

Airbus inaugurates business accelerator BizLab at Bengaluru

European aviation major Airbus Tuesday inaugurated its third aerospace business accelerator BizLab, in Bengaluru after Toulouse(France)and Hamburg (Germany) as part of its strategy to establish a global network.

Air India mops up Rs 7,000 crore through aircraft sale

Air India mops up Rs 7,000 crore through aircraft sale

Air India has mopped up Rs 7,000 crore by selling nine of its 21 Dreamliner planes to a Singaporean lessor, which it has taken back on lease from the company under an SLB arrangement.

Jet Airways to deploy Airbus A330 on Delhi-Singapore route

Jet Airways to deploy Airbus A330 on Delhi-Singapore route

Jet Airways Thursday said it would deploy a bigger aircraft, a wide-body Airbus A330, on Delhi-Singapore route, offering 50 percent more seat capacity on the route, from 25th of this month.

Airbus says no technical fault yet found for Egypt crash

The head of Airbus said Monday that no technical fault has yet been detected for the October 31 crash in Egypt of an A-321 plane operated by Russian airline Metrojet.

Airbus signs deals with S Korea carriers for 55 planes

European aircraft maker Airbus said Wednesday it had formally signed deals with South Korea's two largest airlines for the delivery of 55 of its fuel-efficient, single-aisle A321neo passenger jets.

China rolls out its first passenger plane C919; to take on Airbus, Boeing

China rolls out its first passenger plane C919; to take on Airbus, Boeing

The C919, a narrow-body jet which can seat 168 passengers, has been under production at a facility in commercial hub Shanghai for over a year, as workers assembled components under the guidance of Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC).

Jet Airways to add 19 new flights, upgraded aircraft

Jet Airways to add 19 new flights, upgraded aircraft

Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways Thursday said it will add 19 new flights, including a few red-eye services, and upgrade its aircraft to wide-body Airbus between Delhi and Mumbai to provide additional connectivity on this key route during winter season.

Vistara takes delivery of its seventh Airbus A320 aircraft

Tata-SIA joint venture carrier Vistara Tuesday took delivery of its seventh aircraft as the airline plans to scale up flight operations from the forthcoming winter schedule.

Airbus to open US jet production plant in a first

Airbus to open US jet production plant in a first

European jetmaker Airbus is taking its fight for a bigger market share to rival Boeing's backyard today, as it inaugurates its first production plant in the United States.

Air India gets go-ahead from Airbus to extend use of 3 ageing A320s

National carrier Air India has got the go-ahead from European aircraft maker Airbus to use three of its ageing A320s for a longer duration, even as the state- run airline is in the process of replacing the entire fleet of these planes with new fuel-efficient aircraft.

Bahrain`s Gulf Air to buy up to 50 Airbus planes: Minister

Bahrain`s national carrier Gulf Air is planning to buy up to 50 Airbus aircraft, the country`s Information Minister Isa Abdulrahman Al Hammadi told AFP Tuesday.

250-plane order reflects India's growth potential: IndiGo

After placing the largest single order for 250 aircraft with European major Airbus, IndiGo today said that the purchase contract reflects stabilising trend in the Indian aviation sector.

IndiGo confirms largest global order of 250 Airbus planes for $250.5 bn

The Gurgaon-based carrier IndiGo had last October signed a MoU to acquire 250 of the latest Airbus A-320 Neo aircraft worth over USD 25.5 billion or Rs 1.55 lakh crore.

Beating the Concorde – London to New York in 1 hour?

Beating the Concorde – London to New York in 1 hour?

If every thing goes as per plan, aviation giant Airbus is all set to change the way we travel across seas.

Watch: Passenger plane dangerously oscillates before touching runway

Watch: Passenger plane dangerously oscillates before touching runway

In what may have put the lives of many travellers in danger, a KLM Asia passenger jet was seen perilously swaying left and right while landing at the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.

China's Spring Airlines to buy 21 Airbus planes for $2.04 bn

Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines said it plans to buy 21 Airbus A320 planes for USD 2.04 billion, citing growth in both international and domestic air travel.