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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.

Airbus sells longer-range A321, expects quick end to Boeing crisis

Airbus sells longer-range A321, expects quick end to Boeing crisis

Airbus sales chief Christian Scherer said it is selling longer-range versions of its A321, while signalling a shift away from chasing market share at any cost ...

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the EU, vowing to slap tariffs on billions in imports over subsidies to the aviation giant Airbus, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish that is more than a decade old.

Airbus axes A380 flagship, drawing curtain on jumbo-jet era

Airbus axes A380 flagship, drawing curtain on jumbo-jet era

Airbus SE decided to stop making the A380 double-decker after a dozen years in service, burying a prestige project that won the hearts of passengers and politicians ...

New Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

New Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

A British-made rover that will set off for Mars next year in search for signs of life was named Thursday after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin.

Airbus threat to quit UK over Brexit adds to risk of exodus

Airbus threat to quit UK over Brexit adds to risk of exodus

Airbus SE said it might be forced to move future investments out of the UK in the event of a no-deal divorce from the European Union, slamming the “madness” of Brexit supporters ...

Airbus, Deutsche executives to skip Saudi investment summit

Airbus, Deutsche executives to skip Saudi investment summit

Airbus said its defence chief Dirk Hoke will no longer attend the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, the latest senior industry executive to skip next week's event amid concern about the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Qatar Airways to operate A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

Qatar Airways to operate A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer for the "world’s most advanced passenger aircraft", the latest member of the Airbus wide-body aircraft portfolio.

Qatar Airways flies A350-1000 to US for the first time

Qatar Airways flies A350-1000 to US for the first time

Qatar Airways has flown the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft, the A350-1000, to the US for the first time, marking "an extraordinary and a historic moment in the aviation industry".

Farnborough airshow records orders worth $192bn

Farnborough airshow records orders worth $192bn

The biannual air industry gathering recorded more than 1,400 commercial aircraft orders, valued at $154bn.