Thousands more tourists fly home after Egypt crash

2015-11-09 21:00

Thousands more foreign tourists have flewn home from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh after the downing of a Russian airliner claimed by jihadists.

Bomb aboard crashed Russian airline possible

2015-11-02 19:03

The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board came down due to 'external' factors, the airline says.

SAA, Airbus deal shows 'breakdown between board, management'

2015-10-20 15:15

A leaked memorandum to the board of South African Airways has exposed a breakdown in the relationship between management and the board.

SAA, Airbus R6bn deal under scrutiny

2015-10-20 10:41

A R6bn deal has come under scrutiny after SAA board members were allegedly put under pressure to approve an "unaffordable” deal with French aircraft company Airbus.

Airbus opens first US manufacturing plant

2015-09-14 18:25

Airbus has inaugurated operations at its first ever US manufacturing facility to manufacture the family of A319s, A320s and A321s.

SAA on verge of cancelling Airbus planes to save R1.4bn

2015-09-02 17:07

SAA says it is close to cancelling an order for 10 Airbus Group NV A320 planes, a move that will save the unprofitable state-owned carrier about R1.4bn in write-down charges.

Airline carrier orders new planes worth $20bn

2015-06-15 15:46

Several substantial orders and inquiries about new aircraft have surprised everyone at the Paris air show by the sheer volume of confirmed agreements.

Airbus developing reusable space rocket

2015-06-06 20:23

European aircraft and aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled plans for a reusable space rocket launcher that should be ready in 2025.

Airbus upbeat on sales as A380 marks anniversary

2015-04-27 14:00

Airbus has pledged to boost sales of its A380 Superjumbo, as the world's largest passenger jet prepares to celebrate a bitter-sweet 10-year anniversary.

Airbus single-aisle A320 family still popular

2015-03-06 11:41

Airbus' latest rolling orders and deliveries report shows the continuing popularity of its single-aisle A320 family, says the company.


US detected heat flash at time of Egypt crash

2015-11-03 20:09

A US military satellite detected a heat flash over the Sinai at the time a Russian airliner crashed, killing all 224 people aboard, US media has reported.

Airbus honours CT supplier

2015-10-23 16:25

Airbus has awarded its Cape Town-based supplier Cobham SA with the Best Performer Award in Systems and Equipment for its supply of satellite communication antennae.

SAA execs did not broker best Airbus deal - leaked memo

2015-10-20 12:13

A memorandum to the board of SAA, penned by chair Dudu Myeni, has lifted the lid on a R6bn swap deal between SAA and French aircraft manufacturer Airbus.

Singapore Airlines wants ultra-long range for US

2015-10-13 15:53

Singapore Airlines have ordered seven Airbus A350-900 aircraft with an ultra-long range to be able to fly up to 19 hours.

Airbus boosts its order book

2015-09-04 17:50

Airbus says it has boosted its order book in August with transactions for 346 aircraft across its single-aisle and widebody product lines.

Airbus to build internet broadcasting satellites

2015-06-17 07:45

Airbus Group will design and build about 900 satellites for OneWeb, which plans to offer high-speed, space-based internet access.

Paris airshow: Record orders turn focus to output

2015-06-15 12:05

Reports say the Paris airshow will see fewer multi-billion-dollar deals and more nervous expressions over production.

Airbus sees lots of orders at Paris Airshow

2015-05-31 11:45

Airbus could announce "several hundred" airplane orders at the upcoming Paris Airshow, says Fabrice Bregier, chief executive of the planemaking unit.

Lufthansa, Airbus shares slide on plane crash

2015-03-24 15:22

Shares in European planemaker Airbus and German airline Lufthansa have tumbled after a plane in its low-cost division Germanwings with 150 people on board crashed in the French Alps.

Airbus increases A320 rate, adjusts A330

2015-02-27 13:17

Airbus has decided to further increase the production rate for its A320 family, matching market demand.

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