Airbus Current Affairs - 2020

Significance of the Launch World’s first Commercial Hydrogen Aircraft by 2035

The aviation company Airbus launched three concepts for the first zero emission commercial aircraft or the Hydrogen Aircraft on September 21, 2020. The aircrafts would be operational by 2035. Key facts The hydrogen aircraft will be designed and created by airbus and is the first commercial hydrogen powered aircraft. Airbus has introduced three concepts for Read More…

Air India: 1st airline in world to use Taxibot on A-320 aircraft

Air India, the flag carrier airline of India has become the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on an A-320 aircraft with passengers on board. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman and MD of Air India flagged off the flight AI665 (Delhi – to Mumbai) and it was carried to runway using Taxibot at Terminal Read More…

WTO gives US final authorisation to impose tariffs on EU products

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has given United States the final authorisation to impose tariffs on European Union (EU) products in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to Airbus. Earlier in October 2019, a WTO arbitrator gave US the green light to slap tariffs on US $7.5 billion worth of European Union imports. The move comes Read More…

World’s first 3D printed plane THOR unveiled by Airbus

The world’s first 3D-printed aircraft THOR was unveiled by European aerospace company, Airbus at the International Aerospace Exhibition held in Schoenefeld, Germany. The THOR is short for Test of High-tech Objectives in Reality. It resembles a large, white model airplane but is windowless. Key features of THOR THOR has just 3 parts. It is lighter, Read More…