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Airbus begins assembly of first future wing prototype

Airbus’s Wing of Tomorrow research and technology programme has reached a key milestone with the assembly of its first full-size prototype.

New Airbus single-aisle cabin enters service with Lufthansa

Airline Lufthansa has started operations with its first A320 Family aircraft – an A321neo – featuring Airbus’s new single-aisle Airspace cabin.

Airbus wins another 30-aircraft order from Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines has ordered 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft to help meet its future fleet requirements.

PM opens new Airbus Defence and Space HQ in Stevenage

The British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has officially opened Airbus’ new £35 million UK space and defence headquarters in Stevenage.

First Airbus A321XLR reaches another key milestone

The nose and front fuselage assembly of the first Airbus A321XLR has started in France, following the earlier accomplishment of the centre wing box.

Airbus delivers first A350 from China widebody completion centre

Airbus has delivered the first A350 from its widebody completion and delivery centre in Tianjin (C&DC), China.

United Airlines orders another 70 Airbus A321neo aircraft

United Airlines has placed an order for 70 Airbus A321neo aircraft, adding to its existing orders for 50 A321XLRs.

Oerlikon Balzers seals 10-year engine coating contract with MTU Aero Engines

Oerlikon Balzers, a leading surface solutions brand of the Oerlikon Group, has signed a ten-year contract with MTU Aero Engines to apply MTU’s erosion-resistant coating ERCoatnt on aerofoil components of next generation GTF aero engines used on the Airbus A320neo.

Airbus establishes zero-emission development centres in Europe

Airbus has created zero-emission development centres in Bremen, Germany and Nantes, France for the development of metallic hydrogen tanks.

Secretary of State launches new aerospace research and test centre

Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, will today formally launch Airbus’ Aerospace Integrated Research and Test Centre (AIRTeC) in Filton, Bristol.