Airbus earnings surged in the first quarter as the European planemaker churned out higher numbers of its A320 narrow-body jet, which is the biggest global rival to Boeing’s grounded 737-Max.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
As head of a company that has true pan-European credentials, his views should be heeded, and especially by the aerospace industry in the North, writes Joe Gill.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
Airbus announced the biggest commercial-plane transaction in its history, securing an order for single-aisle aircraft valued at nearly $50bn (€42.6bn) at the Dubai Air Show, outdoing Boeing’s own $20bn mega-deal, Julie Johnsson, Mary Schlangenstein and Benjamin D Katz report.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
Airbus has acquired a majority stake in Bombardier's C Series aircraft programme, the companies have announced.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
A criminal investigation into Airbus Group’s practices in selling planes and arranging financing overseas will seek to shed light on the use of third parties who are often critical in closing deals.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
European plane maker Airbus plans to cut production of its A380 super jumbo from 2017 as it struggles to revive sales of the world’s largest passenger jet, sources said.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
Airbus Group has airplane orders slumped in the first quarter, but profits rose and it hopes to put its A350 long-range jet into service by the end of the year.
Tue, 13 May, 2014
Airbus Group says airplane orders slumped in the first quarter, but profits rose and it hopes to put its A350 long-range jet into service by the end of the year.
Defence giant BAE Systems is reportedly facing a growing investor revolt over its plans to merge with European rival EADS due to a lack of detail on the deal.
Sun, 07 Oct, 2012
A potential multibillion euro merger between defence giant BAE Systems and Airbus aircraft manufacturer EADS has come under further pressure after a major shareholder demanded a better deal.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2012
The leaders of France and Germany will seek a common position at a series of meetings this week on a €34.5bn defence merger that could involve them having to give up strategic influence in aerospace group EADS.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2012
European Aeronautic, Defense and Space, the parent of Airbus SAS, is in negotiations with BAE Systems about a merger.
Thu, 13 Sep, 2012
EUROPE’S safety authorities have ordered urgent inspections on one-third of the Airbus A380 fleet after the discovery of wing cracks on the world’s largest jetliner.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012
AIRCRAFT manufacturer Airbus has said that demand for its new aircraft will likely drop by more than 50% this year as an initial flurry of A320neo purchases wanes.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
Planemaker Airbus slumped into the red today as the impact of delays on the A380 superjumbo were revealed by its parent company, EADS.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2007
The European parent of the maker of Airbus aircraft is considering manufacturing some planes in China, but a top executive said today that the company will not make a final decision until summer.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2006
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