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Tim Hepher

Airbus faces delivery challenge, poised to win jet order race

05 Dec 2019

PARIS Airbus must hand a record number of aircraft to customers in December to meet delivery goals, company data showed on Thursday, and is all but certain of winning an annual order race against Boeing.

Safran CEO cautious on supply chain once Boeing grounding lifted

03 Dec 2019

PARIS The head of French jet engine maker Safran has voiced caution over the ability of aerospace supply chains to ramp up quickly after the return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX, which has been grounded for months following two fatal accidents.

U.S. may increase tariffs after WTO rejects EU claims over Airbus

03 Dec 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS The World Trade Organization on Monday rejected European Union claims that it no longer provides subsidies to planemaker Airbus, prompting the United States to say it could increase retaliatory tariffs on a wider range of European goods.

WTO wirft EU weiter Subvention von Airbus vor

02 Dec 2019

Paris/Brüssel Im jahrelangen Streit über staatliche Hilfen für Flugzeugbauer wirft die Welthandelsorganisation (WTO) der EU vor, die Subventionen für Airbus nicht vollständig abgebaut zu haben.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-EU fails to block U.S. tariffs in new WTO aircraft ruling -sources

02 Dec 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS, Dec 2 The World Trade Organization has found that the European Union has failed to withdraw all subsidies to planemaker Airbus amid U.S. tariffs on European goods, three people familiar with the matter said.

Jet industry's grand masters fight to a draw in Dubai

22 Nov 2019

DUBAI After insisting for 15 years that the superjumbo is the future, Emirates airline has been forced by the demise of the A380 to embrace smaller wide-body jets, resulting in a flurry of maneuvers between planemakers at this week's Dubai Airshow.

Emirates jet swap opens door to Boeing 787 deal in Dubai

20 Nov 2019

DUBAI Emirates agreed to buy its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a last-minute, $9 billion deal at the Dubai Airshow on Wednesday while reducing its order for the U.S. planemaker's delayed 777X model. | Video

Sales of grounded Boeing 737 MAX gather pace at Dubai Airshow

20 Nov 2019

DUBAI Boeing Co won fresh support for its grounded 737 MAX at the Dubai Airshow on Tuesday as airlines laid out plans to buy up to 50 of the jets worth $6 billion at list prices, a day after securing the first firm order since a safety ban in March. | Video

Ghana joins airline competition fray with Dubai jet order

19 Nov 2019

DUBAI Ghana became the latest African nation to support the development of an international airline to boost its economy and develop tourism as its government signed a provisional order for three Boeing long-haul 787 Dreamliner jets on Tuesday.

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