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Gathering clouds cast shadow over Paris Air Show

Slumping orders, production bottlenecks, regulatory pressures and the prospect of fewer flyers: Aviation executives have plenty on their minds as they head to France for the opening of the 2019 Paris Air Show.

Airbus woos American Airlines with new jet in Deja Vu for...

Airbus is again in talks with America Airlines for a longer-range version of its largest-single-aisle jet.

Airbus cheers 50th anniversary with flypast but little swagger

Airbus prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a private flypast for staff at its Toulouse base and low-key publicity as a new management seeks a break with the company’s turbulent and theatrical past.

Airbus earnings jump on higher output of rival to Boeing Max

Airbus is still facing problems ramping up deliveries of the A321, its biggest narrow-body, amid issues with the highly customised cabin.

 EU ‘ready to respond’ to US in Airbus/Boeing row

The US and EU accuse each other at the World Trade Organization (WTO) of providing illegal state aid to their respective aeronautical champions.

Egypt denies technical failures caused 2016 Airbus crash

40 Egyptians and 15 French nationals were on board the Airbus A320 when it crashed into the Mediterranean on May 19, 2016 leaving no survivors.

Airbus says US sanctions on its aircraft would have no legal...

The EU and the United States have fought for over a decade over mutual claims of illegal aid to plane giants Boeing and Airbus.

US proposes new tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

Washington says the World Trade Organisation has repeatedly found that EU subsidies to Airbus have caused adverse effects to the US.

Etihad Airways said to seek US$600 mil loan for planes

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned carrier is arranging the loan on its own and has reached out to banks that may be willing to provide the unsecured facility.

Outgoing Airbus CEO poised for €37 mil euro payout

Media reports claim Tom Enders announced his resignation after failing to win board backing for a new term.

Airbus China order padded by old or incomplete deals

The Airbus deal would have been worth some US$35 billion at list prices but the amount of new business is lower.

As Boeing reels from crashes, Airbus stays mum about sales gains

Despite their intense rivalry, Airbus decides against openly capitalising on Boeing's recent disasters on moral and practical grounds.

China suspends airworthiness certificate for Boeing 737 Max Jet

This comes a day after China awarded a US$35 billion order to Airbus SE that consisted mostly of A320-series planes, the 737’s biggest global rival.

Airbus shares rally after large Chinese order

The Chinese order was announced late on Monday, coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Airbus sourcing activities in Malaysia to reach RM2.24 bil

This is an increase from RM1.62 billion recorded in 2018.

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines signs deal with Airbus for 17 planes

The deal included five A350-900s and 12 A350-1000s with ten options, scheduled to be delivered from late 2021.

Boeing had too much sway checking own planes, FAA workers warned

In recent years, the FAA has shifted more authority over the approval of new aircraft to the manufacturer itself, even allowing Boeing to choose many of the personnel who oversee tests and vouch for safety.

Airbus trials drone delivery to ships

Airbus has partnered with maritime logistics and port services firm Wilhelmsen Ships Services for the trials.

Kapal terbang paling comel ‘Airbus Beluga XL’ menjadi tarikan umum

Kapal terbang comel ini bukan untuk komersil sebaliknya untuk mengangkut barang besar seperti kapal terbang lain

Kenya Airways may pull back from Boeing in favour of Airbus

A switch to Airbus could follow a similar move by Indonesia’s Lion Air, which plans to drop a US$22 billion order for 737 Max jets.

Lion Air mulls switch to Airbus after Boeing orders halted

Lion Air is considering jets from Airbus’ A320 family, including the A321neo single-aisle model similar in size to the 737 Max series.

Engine failure forces Air France A380 back to Abidjan

The jet with more than 500 passengers on board landed without further incident.

Airbus: 4 orders and 103 cancellations going into March

Airbus is having a difficult start towards the 2019 season with 103 cancellations logged and 4 new orders for the A220 plane.

World’s longest flight has Boeing, Airbus battling for deal

The Australian airline plans to fly non-stop from Sydney to New York and London by 2022, marathon routes that will be the world’s longest commercial services.