Airbus has unveiled a new plane design, characterized by the ability to blend its wings and body, as well as reduce carbon emissions by 20%.
Additionally, it is has a light weight and produces less aerodynamic drag.
We believe it is high time now to push this technology further and study what it brings to us. We need these disruptive technologies to meet our environmental challenge. It is the next generation of aircraft.Jean-Brice Dumont, Executive Vice President of Engineering at Airbus
However, the plane manufacturer is still studying how the aircraft will be incorporated into already existing airports.
In the same light, Boeing unveiled the largest twin-engine jet in January, the world’s largest. It is set to start flying with Emirates airline in 2021.
Airbus is a European multinational aerospace corporation that was ranked as the world’s second-biggest aerospace and defence company in 2018. It also designs, manufactures and sells civil and military aerospace products worldwide. It manufactures aircrafts in Europe and around the wolrd.
In 2019, it claimed the top spot in deliveries managing a record delivery of 863 aircrafts, ousting its long time rival, boeing.