Highlights of the week at the show
A strong showing for Airbus at the 2009 Dubai Airshow
During the 2009 Dubai Airshow, Airbus announced new commercial orders and commitments, unveiled a next-generation aerodynamic enhancement for the A320 aircraft family, and underscored its growing presence in the dynamic Middle East market. More
The A380 is a "game-changing" aircraft in both good and challenging times
The A380 is attracting increased route load factors and higher market share, and will position its airline operators to accommodate future traffic growth and develop major routes as the worldwide economy recovers.
The venerable A300B4 freighter is proudly displayed at the Dubai Airshow
Among the many airplanes in the 2009 Dubai Airshow’s outdoor exhibit area, one stands out as a symbol of the durability and reliability that has become a trademark of Airbus jetliners.
Airbus' Middle East Material and Logistics centre enhances its support capabilities
To meet the requirements of a growing aircraft presence in the Middle East region, Airbus’ Dubai-based Material and Logistics Centre is now expanding the scope and range of services offered to operators.
Airbus wins commitments worth US$5.3 billion at Dubai Air Show
These commitments include firm orders for 15 aircraft worth more than US$3.6 billion, plus memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreements for a further 18 aircraft totalling around $1.7 billion.
Dubai: The Airbus hub in the Middle East
The heart of Airbus’ Middle East presence is Dubai, where the company has developed close relationships with all of the regional market players.