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Qatar Airways seeks delivery flexibility from Airbus, Boeing

Qatar Airways seeks delivery flexibility from Airbus, Boeing

The Qatar Airways group CEO has called on the world’s two major planemakers to ease demands that carriers accept delivery of new aircraft, saying future relationships are at stake.

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus is set to pay total penalties of just under 3.6 billion euros (4 billion dollars) to settle investigations in France, Britain and the United States, French prosecutors said on Friday.

Bribery allegations exposed as Airbus agrees to pay record $4 billion fine

Bribery allegations exposed as Airbus agrees to pay record $4 billion fine

European planemaker Airbus bribed public officials and hid the payments as part of a pattern of corruption that led to a record $4 billion bribery settlement with France

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus has agreed in principle to a settlement with French, British and US authorities over an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption, it said on Tuesday.

India's IndiGo close to mammoth 300-plane Airbus deal

India's IndiGo close to mammoth 300-plane Airbus deal

Indian budget airline IndiGo is close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus A320neo-family jets worth at least $33 billion at recent catalogue ...

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

The World Trade Organisation on Monday gave the United States final authorisation to impose tariffs on EU products in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to Airbus, in a widely expected procedural move.

Airbus forecast global air travel growth

Airbus forecast global air travel growth

The world’s passenger and freighter aircraft fleet is set to more than double from today’s nearly 23,000 to almost 48,000 by 2038 with traffic growing at 4.3% annually, according to Airbus’ brand new Global Market Forecast.

Airbus orders inspection of 400 helicopters following Norway crash

Airbus orders inspection of 400 helicopters following Norway crash

European aerospace giant Airbus has issued instructions for the immediate inspection of several models of its helicopters following an accident in Norway in which six people were killed.

Onboard British Airways Airbus A350-1000 XWB launch flight

Onboard British Airways Airbus A350-1000 XWB launch flight

The A350-1000 XWB is fast becoming the Airbus widely flagship. The aircraft, already in service with launch operator Qatar Airways, and second operator Cathay Pacific ...

New Boeing jet blow at Paris as Airbus long-range A321 takes off

New Boeing jet blow at Paris as Airbus long-range A321 takes off

Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the US planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane.

Airbus launches long-range A321 jet, close to 200 orders expected

Airbus launches long-range A321 jet, close to 200 orders expected

Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes ...

Airbus: 50 years on from humble beginnings

Airbus: 50 years on from humble beginnings

This week, Airbus celebrates its 50th birthday. From humble beginnings, the manufacturer has grown to become a company recognised as one of the world’s most successful plane makers.