29 August 2013

Airbus is showcasing its technology leadership with the largest passenger aircraft in service, the A380 at MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky, Moscow region from August 27 to September 1.

At the show's exhibition Airbus will be located on EADS stand N0A1 in Hall F3, where visitors will be able to see a model of the A320neo, the A350 XWB as well as the C295.  In parallel, the A380 (MSN4) will perform daily flying displays and will be present all day in the static park alongside the multi-purpose transport aircraft C295 of the Spanish Air Force.


Airbus will also have the Grand Final of its one-year "Airbus Academy" project being run in cooperation with two schools in Zhukovsky.  The winners of the competition will be announced at the show and awarded with the main prize; a trip to Airbus' Headquarters in Toulouse.


Media are invited to Airbus' press conference on Thursday August 29 at 10:00 a.m. at the Congress hall (Zhukovsky conference-room).  Alerts for upcoming events and announcements will be posted at the EADS stand and in the air show's press centre.


Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and fuel-efficient family of airliners, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats.  Airbus has sold over 13,200 aircraft to more than 500 customers worldwide and has achieved more than 8,000 deliveries since the first Airbus aircraft entered service.  Headquartered in Toulouse, France, Airbus is an EADS company.