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Airbus faces record $4 billion fine after bribery probe

28 Jan 2020

Airbus faces a record $4 billion (3 billion pounds) fine and lower 2019 profits after unveiling a preliminary deal with French, British and U.S. authorities following a crippling three-year probe into allegations of bribery and corruption over jetliner sales. | Video

Boeing's 777X jetliner successfully completes maiden flight

26 Jan 2020

SEATTLE Boeing Co successfully staged the first flight of the world's largest twin-engined jetliner on Saturday in a respite from the crisis over its smallest model, the grounded 737 MAX. | Video

Financier doubts add to Boeing's MAX headaches

25 Jan 2020

DUBLIN To restore faith in the 737 MAX, Boeing needs to prove its flagship jet is not just airworthy but also a safe investment. | Video

Boeing weighing new 787 Dreamliner production cut: sources

24 Jan 2020

Boeing Co is weighing another production cut of its 787 Dreamliner, but may not have to take that step depending on the size and timing of orders from China stemming from a recent U.S. trade agreement, people briefed on the matter said Friday.

Boeing weighing new 787 Dreamliner production cut - sources

24 Jan 2020

Boeing Co is weighing another production cut of its 787 Dreamliner, but may not have to take that step depending on the size and timing of orders from China stemming from a recent U.S. trade agreement, people briefed on the matter said Friday.

UPDATE 1-Boeing weighing new 787 Dreamliner production cut - sources

24 Jan 2020

Jan 24 Boeing Co is weighing another production cut of its 787 Dreamliner, but may not have to take that step depending on the size and timing of orders from China stemming from a recent U.S. trade agreement, people briefed on the matter said Friday.

Boeing's new CEO orders rethink on key jetliner project

23 Jan 2020

LONDON/CHICAGO Boeing Co's new chief executive has sent the aerospace giant back to the drawing board on proposals for a new mid-market aircraft, effectively shelving in their current form plans worth $15 billion-$20 billion that had been overtaken by the 737 MAX crisis.

Avolon CEO says greener airlines should pay less to lease planes

20 Jan 2020

DUBLIN Airlines with the best environmental scores should pay less for leasing aircraft than more polluting competitors, the head of one of the world's top leasing companies said on Monday.

Embraer studies turboprop to be developed through Boeing venture

20 Jan 2020

DUBLIN Brazilian planemaker Embraer is in the advanced stages of studying the launch of a new turboprop aircraft to be developed through a venture it is planning with Boeing, subject to necessary approvals, a top executive said on Monday.

World News

China virus toll passes 130 as U.S. weighs flight ban

The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, heaping pressure on Beijing to control the disease as U.S. officials said the White House was weighing whether to suspend all flights to the country.