BelugaXL first flight Airbus Cargo Aircraft 

The BelugaXL completes its first flight

The brand new cargo aircraft successfully completed the test in the French skies. The big day arrived for the new Airbus cargo plane, the BelugaXL. Today it had its first flight in the city of Toulouse, France. The aircraft made its test flight for about 4 hours and 11 minutes, landing at 14:41 local time. These test flights will continue to be developed during a period of 10 months until completing 600 hours. Airbus plans for the Trent 700 Rolls-Royce engine aircraft to go into service in 2019, and to build…

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India will need 1,750 new aircraft in the next 20 years

The figures come from a forecast published by Airbus for the Asian country. The European manufacturer Airbus has released the figures based on a forecast on the development of the aeronautical market in India in the next 20 years. The Asian country will need 1,759 new aircraft to meet the growing demand for passengers and cargo, of which about 1,320 would be narrow-bodied aircraft and 430 wide-body aircraft, all valued at 255 billion dollars. A rapid expansion in the country’s economy and urbanization, together with improvements in salaries, quality of…

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Mexico releases Voom, the “Uber” of the helicopters

The capital of the North American country is the second city in the world to have the service. Airbus Helicopters created the service of helicopters on demand Voom some time ago, the service was already implemented in the Brazilian city of São Paulo, where it transported more than 3,000 passengers to date. On March 8, Voom began its operations in Mexico City, making this city the second in the world to have the service. Voom, which works similar to the service provided by Uber or Cabify in automobiles, will allow…

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Airbus evaluates to relocate or dismiss employees

A reduction in the production of the A380 and A400 models would be the cause. Airbus is currently analyzing the possibility of relocating or dismissing some 3,600 employees due to a decrease in the production of the A380 and A400 models. Next March 7, the European manufacturer will be informing its intention to negotiate its plan of labor adaptation to the unions in a meeting of the European Committee that will be held in the city of Toulouse, France. Airbus at the moment has not provided further details about its…

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