Airbus to Showcase Al-Jaber Aviation Airbus ACJ318 at Singapore Airshow
Wednesday, 08 February 2012
Airbus will be a participant at this year's Singapore Airshow, showcasing both its commercial and military transport products. The show takes place at Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore, 14 – 19 February 2012.
Centre-stage at the Airbus exhibit, located at the stand of parent company EADS (H23), will be a large scale model of the all-new A350 XWB. Currently under development and scheduled to enter service in 2014.
Also on display will be a model of the A320neo. Set to enter service in 2015, this latest version of the A320 Family with nearly 1,300 firm orders since its launch at the end of 2010. Featuring new engines and innovative wing tip Sharklets, the aircraft. These include the A330 MRTT multi-role tanker which first entered service last year, as well as the new A400M airlifter, on track for delivery on the turn of the year 2012-2013 as announced by Airbus. The company’s range of light and medium transport aircraft will also be highlighted with a C295 surveillance aircraft model.
Reflecting the demand in Asia for private aircraft, Airbus will exhibit an ACJ318 operated by al Jaber Aviation of Abu Dhabi, on static display for the first time in Singapore.
The corporate version of Airbus’s smallest aircraft model features an interior with a lounge area and a private office / sleeping area with en-suite bathroom.
Airbus been successful in the Asia-Pacific region, where it has over 1,800 aircraft flying with 85 airlines and a backlog of orders for over 1,700 aircraft for future delivery.