Airbus celebrates its first 50 years

Aviation report.com | May 29, 2019

Airbus celebrates its first 50 years
Airbus has launched a global campaign to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary and show the key moments that have marked the pioneering progress of the last 50 years. The campaign that begins today marks 50 years since the French Transport Minister, Jean Chamant and the German Minister of Economic Affairs, Karl Schiller, signed an agreement as part of the 1969 Paris Aviation Show for joint development of the A300, the first European twin-engine and double aisle aircraft for the medium range. "Airbus is a story of ambition and progress, and is a demonstration of European integration," said Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus . "For 50 years we have brought together civil aviation and defense companies from across the continent. For 50 years we have been pioneers and we have achieved records thanks to our passion and innovation, transforming the sector and helping to advance the company. Airbus is the story of incredible men and women, a story of great successes of the past and, above all, of the future " .

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