OCCAR News 29. December 2013 Operation Serval - First operational mission for A400M Atlas The new Airbus A400M flew its first operational mission on Sunday 29 December 2013, when the French Air Force MSN8 (Manufacturer Serial Number 8) flew to Bamako airport in Mali 20. December 2011 20 December 2011 - First Flight for A400M - MSN 006 MSN6 the final development aircraft for the A400M programme took to the skies for the first time today – 20th Dec. 07. April 2011 A400M Substantive Contract Amendment Signed On 7 April 2011 the Contract Amendment for the A400M Programme was signed, at the Final Assembly Line in Seville, between Airbus Military and OCCAR-EA... 01. April 2011 HRH the Prince of Wales visits the A400M in Seville HRH the Prince of Wales visited today the Airbus Military A400M at the company’s facilities in Seville (Spain).