Today in Toulouse, hosted a great event dedicated to the supply of 10,000 Airbus. The jubilee Board has become the A350-900 for Singapore Airlines. The event was attended by President of Airbus Group, Tom Enders and President of Singapore Airlines, Goh Choon Phong, the press service of the Airbus.
The delivered aircraft will be the sixth A350-900 operated by Singapore Airlines, which has ordered a total of 67 such aircraft. On the occasion of celebratory events Singapore Airlines struck on Board the aircraft, the special logo of “10 000 Airbus”. The airline plans to carry on this plane its first commercial flight on the new direction of Singapore-San Francisco.
“Since the creation of Airbus innovation has always been the Foundation of our strategy. Due to this we were able to create the most modern family of aircraft. We are not resting on our laurels, we will continue to improve our product and implement new technologies that will allow us to take a leading position,” said Tom Enders, President of Airbus Group. “We are especially excited to celebrate this important date with our long-term partner Singapore Airlines, which operates almost all models of our aircraft. We are very grateful to Singapore Airlines for long-term confidence in our product.”
“We are pleased to be a recipient of the jubilee the 10,000 th Airbus. Over the past decades, the Airbus was involved in the success of our company, and we are proud to share this important event with our long-standing and reliable partner. On behalf of the management and all the staff of Singapore Airlines would like to congratulate Airbus with such a great achievement,” said Goh Choon Phong President Singapore Airlines.
Its first Airbus was delivered in may 1974 with Air France. They became wide-body twin-engine А300В2. Currently, the Airbus lineup includes four families (A320, A330, A350 XWB and A380), which represented 16 models.
Airbus has received more than 16 700 orders. Now the company’s aircraft fly in the Park 400 airlines. The portfolio of orders amounts to 6700 units, which means the load of production for 10 years and is a record for the aircraft manufacturing company.