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14 Nov, 2018, 16:56 GMT Chilean University Wins 2018 Airbus GEDC Diversity Award

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile's SaviaLab recognised for innovative use of technology to increase diversity in engineering education The...


12 Oct, 2017, 15:59 BST Japanese Project Wins Airbus Award for Diversity in Engineering

Fifth edition of UNESCO-backed Award is announced at global engineering deans' conference in Canada Airbus, the worldwide leader in aeronautics,...


17 May, 2017, 16:31 BST "Private Stowage Compartment" Design Wins Airbus Fly Your Ideas 2017 Competition

Student finalists from around the world hone their ideas in Airbus labs Team DAELead from The University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong has been selected ...


19 Apr, 2017, 14:31 BST Airbus, Global Deans and UNESCO Join Forces for More Diversity in Engineering

- Call for entries opens for the 2017 "Airbus Diversity Award" Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer, and the Global Engineering Deans Council...


12 Apr, 2017, 20:26 BST Airbus Names Finalists for "Fly Your Ideas 2017" Student Competition

New technologies and business models to shape the future of aviation Five teams compete for the crown of most innovative and a €30,000 prize Airbus...


20 Dec, 2016, 10:00 GMT Airbus Shortlists 50 Teams for Fifth Fly Your Ideas Global Competition

Unprecedented participation from students worldwide to innovate the way we fly A record 5,499 students from around the world registered to...


13 May, 2015, 11:17 BST Bird-deterring drones and game consoles inspire the future of flight

Student ideas in final race for €30,000 Airbus biennial Fly Your Ideas competition prize A wing-skin that harvests natural vibrations to power...


13 Feb, 2014, 00:01 GMT Asian Passengers Shaping Long Haul Economy Air Travel

New research shows comfort is key to Asian passengers Airbus today published a new research report about the comfort demands of Asian economy class...


16 Nov, 2013, 08:00 GMT Passengers Willing to Invest Time and Money in Search of Comfort

International research from Airbus reveals that a new generation of discerning passengers are increasingly researching in-flight seat comfort prior...


28 Oct, 2013, 00:01 GMT Airbus Calls on Aviation Industry to Set a New Standard for Long Haul Comfort

Airbus proposes 18 inch (45.72cm) seat width as the standard for future long haul economy air travel Today Airbus reveals new research into the...


14 Jun, 2013, 18:31 BST Students from the University of São Paulo in Brazil win Airbus Fly Your Ideas Global Competition

Air powered baggage handling concept claims top prize To see each finalist concept brought to life, click here. (Photo:...


10 Jun, 2013, 10:18 BST CORRECTION - Airbus: Airbus Competition Showcases Disruptive New Ideas for Future Aviation Industry

Fly Your Ideas student challenge highlights the importance of innovation Planes powered by body heat, luggage floating on a bed of air and even...


10 Sep, 2012, 17:27 BST Airbus Lights up Berlin's Humboldt-Box with its Vision of the Future of Flight in 2050

Breathtaking lightshow launches Airbus Smarter Skies campaign ahead of ILA A spectacular 4D projection light show transformed Berlin's Humboldt-Box...


02 Jul, 2012, 19:31 BST Airbus to establish assembly line in United States

In a major strategic announcement today, Airbus said it will establish a manufacturing facility in the United States to assemble and deliver A320...