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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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Airbus electric plane made its first test flight

The successful test took place on January 31 in the United States. The new Airbus electric and self-guided aircraft, Vahana, made its first test flight at Pendleton UAS Range, located in the state of Oregon, United States, on January 31. The aircraft performs vertical takeoffs and landings, and during the test flight, amounted to 5 meters in height for a period of 53 seconds, before landing safely. The next day, the Vahana made a second test flight. The new aircraft aims to create a network of electric powered vehicles for urban…

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