Airbus offers Poland joint ventures, no urgency in share stake


KIELCE Poland - Airbus Group is interested in setting up joint ventures to support the Polish defence industry but has downplayed the question of Warsaw taking a direct shareholding in the European aerospace group.


Exclusive - Alitalia, Etihad deal likely to be cleared by end of year : source 4:41pm BST

BRUSSELS - Italian airline Alitalia and Etihad Airways are expected to win EU regulatory clearance for their tie-up by the end of the year with minor concessions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.


Boeing shares slip after first 'underperform' rating since 2009 4:38pm BST

NEW YORK - Boeing Co shares slipped 1.3 percent on Tuesday after a pair of downgrades from highly ranked analysts, including one who cut the stock outlook to "underperform."


Malaysia Airline's share rise on restructuring plan 2:15am BST

KUALA LUMPUR - Shares of Malaysian Airline System (MAS) rose as much as 4 percent on Tuesday after state fund Khazanah Nasional [KHAZA.UL] unveiled a restructuring plan that will cost 6 billion ringgit and cut 30 percent of the airline's workforce.

Emirates says prepared to order more A380s if revamped 01 Sep 2014

FRANKFURT - Emirates Airline [EMIRA.UL] is prepared to order more A380 jumbo jets if Airbus updates the jumbo jet with a new engine, the Dubai-based airline's chief commercial officer reiterated on Monday.


Qantas stays loyal to its frequent flyer 'cash cow' 31 Aug 2014

SYDNEY - Australia's flagship airline, Qantas Airways Ltd , is making a mint helping other companies keep their customers - even as it struggles to retain the loyalty of its own.

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17 30 Aug 2014

MOSCOW - Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a deputy defence minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms 29 Aug 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday penalized a number of Iranian and other foreign companies, banks and airlines for violating sanctions against Tehran largely tied to its nuclear programme.

Lufthansa, Austria resume flights to Arbil in northern Iraq 29 Aug 2014

BERLIN - Lufthansa and unit Austrian Airlines are resuming flights to Arbil in northern Iraq, after suspending them earlier this month, the airline said on Friday.


China executives make rare public criticism of aviation policy 29 Aug 2014

BEIJING - General aviation executives offered unusually sharp criticism of China's pace of industry reform, saying there had been too much talk and too little action in the four years since China announced plans to open up its low-altitude air space.