which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, has launched a campaign to
mark the milestone.
Celebrations with a campaign focusing
innovations in five decades
from May 29 May to July 17, the campaign will highlight stories from the five
decades of the company’s existence. These stories will shine the spotlight on
people and ground-breaking innovations that have driven the company.
will also highlight the programmes and initiatives undertaken, and commercial
aspects like commercial aircraft, helicopters, space and defence.
campaign was launched marking 50 years since the French minister of transport,
Jean Chamant and the German minister of economic affairs, Karl Schiller, signed
an agreement at the 1969 Paris Air Show for the joint-development of the A300
aircraft, a first European twin-aisle twin-engine jet for medium-haul air
For 50 years, many firsts with passion
changing the industry
Faury, CEO of Airbus said, “Airbus’ story is one of ambition and progress, and
has been a showcase of European integration. Over five decades, we have brought
together civil and defence aviation businesses from throughout the continent.
For 50 years, we have pioneered many firsts through our passion and innovation,
transforming the industry and helping to move society forward. Airbus is a
story of incredible men and women, a story of great achievements in the past
and, above all, in the future.”
Celebrations to highlight Airbus’ future
celebrations will also highlight Airbus’ future – its attempts to pioneer
electric flights to reduce emissions, digitise aerospace design, or develop new
urban air mobility options.