Is An Airbus A350 Freighter Getting Closer To Reality?

Airbus has long been rumored to be working on a freighter derivative of the A350. This A350F would go head-to-head with the popular 777F and would be the European giant’s biggest foray... Read more »

The Fall Of The Airbus A300

As a boy, I used to watch the Airbus A300s cruise in over the suburbs to land in Sydney. When I was older, I got to fly in them occasionally. Although lacking... Read more »

How Does The Loading Of The Airbus Beluga Work?

Particularly since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, airfreight has played a significant role in keeping the world moving. Several passenger airliners have specialized cargo-carrying variants, onto which cargo is loaded conventionally... Read more »

What New Airbus A220 Operators Can We Expect To See This Decade?

The Airbus A220 has had a significant impact on the short-haul market since entering service with SWISS in July 2016. Nearly five years later, it has become an increasingly widespread aircraft. However,... Read more »

Why Hasn’t Airbus Built An A318neo?

In the last five years, Airbus has made waves in the single-aisle, short-haul market with its A320neo family of aircraft. The ‘neo’ suffix stands for ‘New Engine Option,’ and these planes have... Read more »

Airbus Begins Using Sustainable Fuels To Power The Beluga Fleet

Airbus has operated one of its Beluga cargo planes with 35% sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) from its Broughton plant for the first time. The A300-600ST took off from Hawarden Airport, where the... Read more »

How Much Did The Airbus A380 Cost?

The Airbus A380 is a plane that has sadly been rendered rather obsolete by the ongoing pandemic. However, even before COVID-19 brought the airline industry to a near standstill, the European manufacturer... Read more »

Airbus Finishes Building Its First A321XLR Center Wing Box

Airbus has announced that it has completed the first center wing box for the forthcoming A321XLR. This significant achievement was delivered by the Airbus teams in Nantes, France, and marks one of... Read more »

Tigerair Taiwan Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A320neo

Taipei-based low-cost carrier Tigerair Taiwan has recently taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo. The aircraft flew in from France at the start of the month via the UAE and Thailand. The... Read more »

Airbus Picks Up The Pace With 72 Commercial Deliveries in March

Airbus has picked up the pace for aircraft deliveries in March. The European aircraft manufacturer delivered a total of 72 aircraft to a range of airlines from Aer Lingus to Wizz Air... Read more »