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Plane lessor Avolon signs $11.5 billion deal for 100 Airbus jets

07 Dec 2018

BEIJING/PARIS Chinese-owned Irish leasing company Avolon firmed up its largest ever purchase on Friday with an order for 100 Airbus jets worth $11.5 billion (9.01 billion pounds) at list prices, lifting the covers off a deal struck in the face of global trade tensions.

Exclusive: Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash - sources

04 Dec 2018

PARIS/JAKARTA Indonesia's Lion Air is reviewing airplane purchases from Boeing Co and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 jetliner crash that killed 189 people in late October, sources told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash - sources

03 Dec 2018

* Co-founder upset by Boeing statement on investigator report

Exclusive: Boeing eyes Lion Air crash software upgrade in 6-8 weeks

30 Nov 2018

SEATTLE/PARIS Boeing Co is weighing plans to launch a software upgrade for its 737 MAX in six to eight weeks that would help address a scenario faced by the Lion Air crew during last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, two people briefed on the matter said on Thursday. | Video

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Boeing eyes Lion Air crash software upgrade in 6-8 weeks

30 Nov 2018

SEATTLE/PARIS, Nov 29 Boeing Co is weighing plans to launch a software upgrade for its 737 MAX in six to eight weeks that would help address a scenario faced by the Lion Air crew during last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, two people briefed on the matter said on Thursday.

Airbus delivers first A330neo in Boeing 787 dogfight

26 Nov 2018

TOULOUSE, France Europe's Airbus delivered its first A330neo jet to TAP Portugal on Monday as it seeks to trump U.S. rival Boeing in the fiercely competitive battle at the lower end of the market for long-haul jets.

Airbus delivers first A330neo in Boeing 787 dogfight

26 Nov 2018

* Planemakers vying to fill gap between single and twin-aisle jets

Airbus names finance, operations chiefs amid major overhaul

21 Nov 2018

PARIS Airbus on Wednesday named new financial and operations chiefs as part of a complete leadership overhaul as it emerges from months of internal strife caused by legal problems and delays in meeting record output goals.

Airbus names finance, operations chiefs amid major overhaul

21 Nov 2018

PARIS Airbus on Wednesday named new financial and operations chiefs as part of a complete leadership overhaul as it emerges from months of internal strife caused by legal problems and delays in meeting record output goals.

Airbus to unveil top finance, operational executives: sources

20 Nov 2018

PARIS Airbus is poised to make top financial and operational appointments as incoming CEO Guillaume Faury tightens his grip after months of turmoil over corruption investigations and output delays, sources familiar with the matter said.

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