Essential to that model are the two bestselling airplanes in the world: the Boeing 737 and the airbus A320.
At the recent Farnborough Air Show it was Fernandez who became the first customer for the new airbus A330neo, ordering 50 of them.
Earlier this month airbus announced the winning idea for its biannual student competition.
As they continue the search, Clive Irving explains why the black box might be a moot point—and why airbus is worried.
To me, the single most startling detail of that attempt was that Abdulmutallab booked seat 19A on the airbus A330.
Accident investigators are baffled by the absence of any “Mayday” distress call from the pilots of the airbus A330.
At the airbus headquarters in Toulouse they are surely sharing the relief that no passenger was lost.
Consequently, airbus, starting late, was given more time to catch up—and, at the same time, to learn what not to do.
airbus has said that this is a normal upgrading of equipment, and “a performance issue, not a safety issue.”
He opened the letter when he had settled down in a comfortable morris chair in the airbus.