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Tim Hepher

Airbus A380: from European dream to white elephant

14 Feb 2019

TOULOUSE, France Loved by passengers, feared by accountants, the world's largest airliner has run out of runway after Airbus decided to close A380 production after 12 years in service due to weak sales. | Video

Airbus gibt Prestigeflieger A380 auf

14 Feb 2019

Toulouse/München Airbus gibt dem Superjumbo A380 keine Zukunft mehr.

Airbus to scrap A380 superjumbo production as sales slump

14 Feb 2019

TOULOUSE, France Europe's Airbus is scrapping production of the A380 superjumbo, with lacklustre sales forcing it to abandon a dream of dominating the skies with a 21st century cruiseliner. | Video

Airbus poised to ax A380 as Emirates reviews demand: sources

13 Feb 2019

PARIS Airbus is nearing a decision to ax production of the world's largest airliner amid a downward revision in demand from the Gulf and is likely to give an update with its full-year earnings on Feb. 14, industry sources and analysts said. | Video

Boeing goes bionic to roll out more Dreamliners

02 Feb 2019

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. Boeing Co is counting on a new kind of worker to help it reach a long-coveted target of rolling out 14 787 Dreamliners from its factories each month: half human, half robot. | Video

RPT-Airbus A380 under threat as Emirates weighs rejigged order -sources

01 Feb 2019

PARIS/DUBAI, Jan 31 Dubai's Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the world's largest jetliner, the Airbus A380, to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europe's iconic superjumbo, people familiar with the matter said.

Airbus A380 under threat as Emirates weighs rejigged order - sources

31 Jan 2019

PARIS/DUBAI Dubai's Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the world's largest jetliner, the Airbus A380, to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europe's iconic superjumbo, people familiar with the matter said.

Exclusive: Airbus A380 under threat as Emirates weighs rejigged order - sources

31 Jan 2019

PARIS/DUBAI Dubai's Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the world's largest jetliner, the Airbus A380, to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europe's superjumbo, people familiar with the matter said.

CORRECTED-EXCLUSIVE-Airbus A380 under threat as Emirates weighs rejigged order -sources

31 Jan 2019

PARIS/DUBAI, Jan 31 Dubai's Emirates is exploring switching some orders for the world's largest jetliner, the Airbus A380, to the smaller A350 in a move raising new doubts about the future of Europe's superjumbo, people familiar with the matter said.

Rolls gets German passport for jet engine designs ahead of Brexit

30 Jan 2019

PARIS Britain's Rolls-Royce has effectively moved the home for its best-known jet engine designs to Germany to avoid regulatory delays or sales disruption after Britain's European Union exit.

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