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Founded in 1970 Airbus is one of two main planemakers, competing against Boeing. The company is known for building the largest passenger plane in existence, the Airbus A380. However, it ceased production of the giant aircraft last year. (Featured Photo: Sylvain Ramadier via Airbus)

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JetSMART Becomes South America's First Carrier To Receive An Alabama-Made Airbus Aircraft

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The airline is leasing 8 Airbus A321neo’s due to delivery delays for its current orders.

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It is approaching 23 years since the crash occurred.

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The type hasn't sold as well as its larger classmates.

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How To Fly On An Airbus A350 In Europe

There are 1,346 weekly flights from Europe onboard the A350 and 430,464 seats available operated by over 30 airlines.

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Air Niugini To Replace Its Fokkers With 11 Airbus A220s

Air Niugini has added the A220 to its list of next-generation aircraft set to replace members of its aging fleet.

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Fiji Airways Adds Airbus A350s As Growth Nears 40%

By the end of this year, Fiji Airways will be carrying 40% more passengers than pre-Covid, so the new A350 is here just in time.

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Can The Airbus A380 Fly On One Engine?

Looking at the capabilities of the behemoth.

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What Happened To Avianca Brasil's Fleet?

The company flew between 1998 and 2019.

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Did You Know: Airbus Has Its Own Football Team

The side competes in the top division of Welsh football.

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1st Air India Airbus A350-900 Performs Maiden Flight

The flight took place across the southern skies of France, with the aircraft sporting a complete white paint job.

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Bogota-Bound Spirit Airlines Airbus A320 Returns To Fort Lauderdale Following Smoke In Cabin

The aircraft was flying over the Caribbean Sea when the emergency was declared.

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Kuwait Airways Seeks Aircraft Leasing Options Amid Airbus Delivery Delays

Kuwait Airways is plotting for some significant growth.

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Spirit Aerosystems Continues To Face Financial Hardship

The company will look to recover next year.

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July In Review: Airbus Clocks 60 Orders & Delivers 65 Planes

It's been a successful summer for the planemaker.

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Viva Aerobus Records $24 Million Net Profit In Q2

The airline had 11.34 million booked passengers during the period.

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7 Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neos Will Be Grounded Due To Pratt & Whitney Issues

The grounded aircraft represent 3.5% of aircraft capacity.