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Exclusive: Airbus plans A321 Toulouse expansion in traces of axed superjumbo

06 Aug 2019

PARIS/MUNICH Airbus is poised to open a new assembly line for the A321neo in Toulouse, France, easing a grip on production of the hot-selling jetliner enjoyed by workers in Germany and accelerating an industrial rethink caused by the demise of the much larger A380.

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits

31 Jul 2019

PARIS Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europe's largest planemaker. | Video

Brexit und Zollstreit machen Flugzeugbauer Airbus Sorgen

31 Jul 2019

München/Paris Das Geschäft läuft bei Airbus deutlich besser - doch den europäischen Flugzeugbauer treibt die Weltpolitik um.

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans

19 Jul 2019

RAF FAIRFORD, England Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project.

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal: sources

18 Jul 2019

LONDON Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said.

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources

12 Jul 2019

PARIS Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said.

Boeing reshuffles management of grounded 737 - memo

12 Jul 2019

SEATTLE/PARIS Boeing Co has reassigned the head of its next airplane project to run the troubled 737 programme, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Thursday, as the grounding of its 737 MAX in the wake of two accidents commands the U.S. planemaker's full attention.

Ryanair sees risk to 2020 growth if 737 MAX grounded beyond November

11 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The boss of Europe's Ryanair Holdings warned on Wednesday the impact of the prolonged grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX on the airline's growth plans may start to spill over to next summer if the airplane is not flying again by November.

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