November 3 2015  |  Inflight Entertainment

Cobham receives Best Performer Award from Airbus

By Melissa Silva

Cobham has received the Best Performer Award in Systems and Equipment, Cabin and Propulsion from Airbus in its Best in Class 2015 Partner Awards.

The award was presented to Cobham Antennas in Dourdan, part of Cobham Aerospace Communications, in recognition for its supply of satellite communication antennas to Airbus and specifically for “maturity, cross-programmes communications antennas, as well as sustainability of excellent performance.”

Designed and manufactured at Cobham SA’s facility in Westlake, Cape Town, Cobham antennas are installed in all Airbus jetliners, from the A319 to the A380 and the new mid-size, ultra long-haul A350 XWB.

Airbus acknowledged eight suppliers’ outstanding contribution in the areas of aerostructure and material, systems and equipment - cabin and propulsion and general procurement. The awarded suppliers were selected by the Airbus Executive Committee in consultation with business stakeholders. Superior performances in areas such as pragmatic innovation, high quality product delivery and services, as well as the importance of a strong collaborative business partnership qualified this year’s winners.


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