Happy 50th, A300!


The first Airbus aircraft, the A300B, embarked on its maiden flight in Toulouse 50 years ago. The aircraft (F-WUAB) was also the world’s first twin-engined widebody commercial aircraft, and on this historic anniversary Airbus looks back with pride at the aircraft and programme that were at the beginning of the Airbus story.

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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