Tag: Airbus

Airbus partners with Avincis on advanced air mobility

Airbus and Avincis, a European helicopter operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on the development of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The companies will collaborate to explore opportunities for operating electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft throughou...

Airbus signs order with LCI and SMFL for 21 latest generation helicopters

Airbus Helicopters, LCI and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), have announced an order for up to 21 of the latest generation helicopters. The major new order from LCI and SMFL’s joint venture leasing operation, SMFL LCI Helicopters (SMFLH), consists of 14 firm orders p...

CityAirbus NextGen makes its debut

Airbus has presented its full electric CityAirbus NextGen prototype to the public, ahead of its maiden flight later this year. The two-tonne class CityAirbus, with a wing span of approximately 12 metres, is being developed to fly with a 80 km range and to reach a cruise speed of 120 km/h, making ...

Airbus and LCI to partner on development of Advanced Air Mobility Ecosystems

Airbus and LCI, a leading aviation company, have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ecosystems for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The collaboration will focus on the development of partnership scenarios and business models in three core AAM areas: strategy, commercialisation and...

Airbus partners with Tata Group to set up India’s first helicopter Final Assembly Line in the private sector

In a major boost to ‘Make in India’, Airbus Helicopters has announced that it is partnering with the Tata Group to establish a Final Assembly Line (FAL) for helicopters in the country. The FAL will produce Airbus’ best-selling H125 helicopter from its civil range for India and export to som...

EcoPulse aircraft demonstrator makes first hybrid-electric flight

EcoPulse, the hybrid-electric distributed propulsion aircraft demonstrator jointly developed by Daher, Safran and Airbus to support aviation’s decarbonisation roadmap, has successfully performed its first flight test in hybrid-electric mode. The demonstrator flew with its e-propellers activated, ...

Comlux Completion Centre celebrates successful delivery of third ACJ TwoTwenty from Airbus

Comlux, a global leader in business aviation, has announced the successful delivery of the third ACJ TwoTwenty from Airbus to its state-of-the-art Completion Centre in Indianapolis. This achievement marks yet another milestone in Comlux's illustrious history, highlighting the company's expertise in...

Airbus unveils PioneerLab as its new twin-engine flying laboratory

During the German National Aviation Conference in Hamburg, Airbus Helicopters unveiled the PioneerLab, its new twin-engine technology demonstrator based on the H145 platform. It complements Airbus' range of FlightLabs and focuses on testing technologies that reduce helicopter emissions, increase ...

Airbus delivers first ACH160 helicopter to The Helicopter Company

The Helicopter Company (THC) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken delivery of its first Airbus ACH160 helicopter. The aircraft is the first of six to be supplied by Airbus Corporate Helicopters in ACH160 Line configuration and will enter into corporate aviation services with Red Sea Global wh...

Airbus and VDL Group join forces to produce an airborne laser communication terminal

Airbus and VDL Group have signed a partnership agreement for the development and manufacturing of a laser communication terminal for aircraft, known as UltraAir. Based on the development led by Airbus and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), the two companies will n...

Airbus Corporate Jets reinforces its presence in the US

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is continuing to increase its presence in the U.S. by expanding its team, visibility, and sales and marketing efforts throughout the country. In the U.S., there is a need for some 1,200 business jets due to be replaced or for growth, including around 100 bizliners and ...

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter for urban air mobility services

Airbus and Ecocopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start collaborating on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America. This is a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region. With this agree...

Airbus partners with Hiratagakuen to test future eVTOL flight routes

Airbus is partnering with Japanese helicopter operator Hiratagakuen to develop advanced air mobility services in the Kansai region and beyond. This is a key addition to the company’s strong regional footprint and growing international network to pioneer the future of mobility. Through this a...

LCI signs agreement for up to six H175 helicopters from Airbus

LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has today announced an order for up to six H175 super-medium helicopters from Airbus, valued at over US$125 million. The order is for two confirmed aircraft with the first H175 set to be delivered to LCI in late 2023. The agr...

Airbus awarded new orders in China

Airbus confirms the signature of orders with Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, and Shenzhen Airlines for a total of 292 A320 Family aircraft, demonstrating the positive recovery momentum and prosperous outlook for the Chinese aviation market. Once the relevant criteria are met, these orders ...

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