OCCAR News 17. November 2014 A400M enters service with the UK The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter ordered by the Royal Air Force has been delivered by OCCAR-EA to the UK on Monday 17th November, marking a key milestone for the A400M Programme. 17. June 2013 A400M opens the show at Le Bourget The Paris Airshow opened at Le Bourget on 17th June. The opening flying display was by the A400M, accompanied in style by the French Patrouille de France display team.