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14 FEB 2019
Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo as sales plummet

Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo as sales plummet


European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday that it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed ... More
14 FEB 2019
Daher opens new TBM support base at Toussus-le-Noble, near Paris

Daher opens new TBM support base at Toussus-le-Noble, near Paris


Daher has announced the opening of a services centre in the Paris region, strengthening its support activities for TBM operators, who have traditionally been based ... More
31 JAN 2019

Airbus hit by 'cyber incident'


The European aerospace group Airbus said Wednesday it had detected an incident that "resulted in unauthorised access to data" in its commercial aircraft division.The group "detected a cyber incident on Airbus 'Commercial Aircraft business' ... More
14 JAN 2019

Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officials


The cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell ... More
03 JAN 2019
Airbus says finalises $11 bn in sales of A220 jets

Airbus says finalises $11 bn in sales of A220 jets


European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Thursday it had finalised the sale of 120 A220-300 single-aisle jets worth $11 billion (9.7 billion euros). Sixty of ... More
19 DEC 2018

Boeing forecasts 2,300 new planes in India


Boeing expects Indian airlines to spend some $320 billion on 2,300 new aircraft over the next 20 years as passenger numbers soar, the US giant said Wednesday."The Indian economy is projected to grow by ... More
12 DEC 2018

Rolls-Royce to switch work to Germany over Brexit


Rolls-Royce on Wednesday said it was switching to Germany from the UK its design-approval of large aircraft engines after Prime Minister Theresa May delayed parliament's vote on the Brexit deal."Rolls-Royce notes the decision by ... More
15 NOV 2018
Pratt & Whitney plots a course for Europe again

Pratt & Whitney plots a course for Europe again


For many years, Europe has been an unfavourable market for Pratt & Whitney. If we exclude the results of its Canadian branch and its joint ... More
15 NOV 2018

Lion Air: a deadly crash and a whole lot of questions for Boeing


Questions swirled Wednesday about how Boeing had failed to tell airlines and pilots about changes to an anti-stall system suspected in last month's fatal crash in Indonesia.Investigators are examining whether the system, which is ... More
14 NOV 2018

Bombardier clings to its last commercial aircraft line


Canadian manufacturer Bombardier said Tuesday it planned to hold onto its last commercial aircraft line -- the Canadair Regional Jet or CRJ -- after recent divestitures of its others."We want to keep this line ... More
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