Aerospace and Defense
Company Overview of Airbus S.A.S.
Airbus S.A.S., along with its subsidiaries, manufactures aircraft. It offers commercial aircraft, double-deck aircraft, passenger aircraft, corporate jets, freighter aircraft, and military aircraft. Airbus S.A.S. was formerly known as Airbus Industrie GIE. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Toulouse, France. It has subsidiaries in the United States, China, Japan, India, and the Middle East; spare parts centers in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Washington, Beijing, and Singapore; training centers in Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg, and Beijing; and field service offices around the world. Airbus S.A.S. operates as a subsidiary of Airbus Group N.V.
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Founded in 1970
Key Executives for Airbus S.A.S.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chairman of European Aeronautic Defence & Space Company and Co-Chief Executive Officer of European Aeronautic Defence & Space Company
Co-Chief Executive of Eads
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Airbus S.A.S. Key Developments
RwandAir Orders Two Airbus A330 Jets
Mar 24 15
Airbus announced that RwandAir has signed a memorandum of understanding for two A330 aircraft to add the wide-body airliners to its fleet. Delivery of the aircraft is scheduled for the second half of 2016. RwandAir will use the planes on medium and long-haul destinations in Europe.
Airbus and SIA Engineering Company to Provide Maintenance Training Services in Singapore
Mar 17 15
Airbus and SIA Engineering Company announced the companies are joining hands to provide maintenance and engineering training services for Airbus aircraft in Singapore. Under the agreement, SIAEC will use Airbus standards, tools and teaching techniques to provide aircraft manufacturer-backed maintenance training capabilities to its employees and to third party personnel in the region. For Airbus, this means being able to better support clients in the region, which account for a sizeable portion of its orders. In addition, SIAEC Training Academy will be equipped with Airbus' most up-to-date maintenance training devices and courseware for aircraft families such as the A320/A330, A380 and the new A350. As an Airbus Maintenance Training Centre, the Training Academy will be able to carry out contractual training for Airbus' customers.
Airbus Confirms 55-Plane Deal with Air Lease Corporation
Mar 9 15
ALC has confirmed an order for 55 of Airbus's newest, fuel-efficient planes worth at least $10.8 billion (EUR 9.9 billion). Air Lease Corporation (ALC) will buy 25 wide-body A330-900neo aircraft and 30 A321 LR planes -- longer-range versions of its popular A320 aircraft that will able to make transatlantic flights. ALC will be the launch customer for the A330-900neo -- the eagerly-awaited upgrade to Airbus's long-haul A330 passenger jet which boasts more fuel-efficient engines and is seen as a direct competitor to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. ALC had first agreed to buy the A330-900neo planes at the Farnborough Air Show last year, and had made a preliminary order of the A321 LR planes in January.
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