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.

Record Airbus backlog good for SA suppliers

2015-01-13 17:11

For Airbus’s South African suppliers, the record industry backlog orders for future deliveries could mean a positive spin-off.

Ejectable black boxes coming to Airbus jets

2015-01-12 21:28

The Airbus A350 and A380 passengers jets will soon come equipped with ejectable black boxes that can float, making them easier to find in an air crash at sea, aviation sources say.

Skymark shares dive as Airbus lawsuit looms

2014-12-22 15:15

Shares in Japan's Skymark Airlines have slumped after it said Airbus is moving closer to filing a lawsuit over a failed $2.2bn jet order.

Airbus reshuffle paves way for jet output

2014-12-18 17:00

A management reshuffle at Airbus marks a step towards focusing the company on industrial performance rather than the political interests of key shareholders.


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.

Airbus beats US rival in new orders

2015-01-13 15:30

Europe's largest aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, has garnered more new orders in 2014 than its US rival Boeing, but the latter has delivered more planes.

Qatar Airways leading the way - CEO

2015-01-07 18:08

Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al-Baker says European carriers "cannot keep up" with competition from Gulf carriers as his airline welcomed the first Airbus A350.

Germany takes delivery of its first Airbus A400M

2014-12-19 10:59

Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the first Airbus A400M military transport ordered by Germany.

Airbus deepens carmaker thinking

2014-11-19 19:03

An industrial drumbeat is picking up in European aircraft factories as Airbus borrows a new range of carmaking strategies to keep pace with record demand.

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