Friday, February 6, 2015

The Paris Air Show 2015 - Tidbits

  • From June 15 to 21, 2015. Well for Public - 19th & 21st June 2015. 
  • Time is from 8:30am to 6pm. 
  • Although the number of fighter aircraft are less; other aircraft types will be in abundance (about 150).
  • You can order your ticket now (
  • Better book the flight tickets and accommodation now itself.

Also if you are going to Paris, I would recommend you to also visit Toulouse, the birth place of Airbus A380 & A350. 

You can visit the factory and the site. There is actually a tourist company that does this. 

Check out the email they send me:

Dear Visitor,
The tours for individuals are organised mainly on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and during the school holidays, every day, except Sundays and bank holidays (no Panoramic tours on Saturdays).

You have to make a reservation in advance, best is 2 or 3 weeks before the requested day for more availability.

Most of the tours are in French or English.

You can check availability and book online at, by email or phone (see below).

The tours we organize are scheduled week after week. We have not planned the requested period yet so we cannot check availability for you now.

You should be able to see availability and book online around 6 weeks in advance.

We offer three kind of tours:

- A 380 Tour – duration 1h30.
Step 1: A tour in bus around the A380 factory
Step 2: Jean-Luc Lagardère Plant/ From an observation tower, production process of the A380
Step 3: Telemetry room/ Presentation of the A380 program
Availability :      Non-school holiday period on Wednesdays and Saturdays,
                               School holiday period every day from Monday to Saturday.

Panoramic tour – duration 1h30.
A bus tour with commentary through the Toulouse Airbus sites: The company headquarters, the design offices and development centers, the assembly lines (A320, A330, A350), cabin equipping, the delivery center…a must see covering 700 hectares.
Availability :      Non-school holiday period on Wednesdays,
                               School holiday period every day from Monday to Friday.

-The Green tour –duration 1h30
A bus tour with commentary through the Toulouse Airbus sites: based on the eco-efficient solutions developed by Airbus.
Availability :      Every second Wednesday of each month (available only in French).

In order to make a reservation for you we will need, as soon as possible, all of the following information for each visitor:
- family name and maiden name for married women,
- first name,
- date of birth,
- place of birth,
- nationality of each person,
- one mobile phone number (with the international country code) for your group.

Attention Please! For Non EU citizens: Booking deadline of 48 working hours in advance.

The reservation will be valid only once you receive a confirmation email from us!

Payment : online for internet booking and on site for telephone reservation.

Please do not hesitate to contact us again for more information.

For more information about us and the tours we organize, you can check our website

Best Regards.

Let's Go!  - Chan CK

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