Airbus will not take any newly launched aircraft to the Dubai Airshow, the first major aerospace exhibition to be held after the start of the pandemic. However, the planemaker will have a very significant presence at the event that will start on the 14th.
The company confirmed on Monday which aircraft will be exhibited at the air show. The A350 jetliner will be its main attraction, with three aircraft of the type at the event. On static display will be the A350-900 MSN 2 (Airspace Explorer), an Ethiopian Airlines A350-900 and an Etihad Airways A350-1000.
The A330neo will be represented by one of the Uganda Airlines planes. The biggest customer of the A380, Emirates will exhibit one of its planes, according to Airbus.
Among the single-aisle jets confirmed are the A321LR (Long Range) from Air Arabia and WizzAir and an A220 from AirBaltic. An ACJ302neo corporate model from Acropolis Aviation completes the list.
Airbus Defense and Space, in turn, will take its two airlifters C295 and A400M, which will be on static display.
Airbus Helicopters will have a Kuwait Air Force H225M and an ACH175. There will be a mockup of the H145M and a scale model of the H175M.
Of all aircraft, only the A350-900 and one ACH145 will participate in the flight demonstrations. The European manufacturer intends to present its plans to develop a commercial zero-emission aircraft by 2035. As a result, it will take a mockup of the ZEROe zero-emission concept aircraft.
The Dubai Airshow will take place November 14-18 at the DWC, Dubai Airshow Site, located at Al Maktoum International Airport.