Airbus faces possible leadership change amid CEO exit report

2017-12-13 12:00

Airbus faces the prospect of having to find a new leader after CEO Tom Enders reportedly decided not to stand for a third term, sparking a leadership contest.

Sudan eyes economic revival as US lifts sanctions

2017-10-07 15:02

Up until a few years ago, Sudanese engineer Ahmed Abdallah used to manage his family's expenses on his $400 monthly salary but he has since had to take out loans to make ends meet.

More ammunition to oust SAA's Dudu Myeni

2017-06-29 19:59

OUTA says the Companies Tribunal’s decision to dismiss an application by SAA chair Dudu Myeni confirms her wrongdoing and will strengthen its case to have her removed.

Airbus delivers easyJet's first A320neo

2017-06-14 19:45

Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first A320neo, which is also the airline’s 300th A320 Family aircraft.

Uber vs. meter taxis: The last of the professional drivers

2017-03-13 14:07

"The professional driver is an endangered species. A “modular air and ground transport system” unveiled at Geneva makes all of these arguments about Uber seem decidedly last-century,". writes Alex Parker.

Iran's first post-sanctions Airbus flies in

2017-01-12 15:04

A first Airbus aircraft has arrived in Iran as part of a huge order placed after the lifting of international sanctions on the Islamic republic.

Emirates agrees with Rolls-Royce on A380 engines

2016-12-29 10:59

Emirates has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce over a "technical issue" relating to the engines of Airbus' A380 super jumbo.

Airbus shares more about integration

2016-11-29 18:51

Airbus Group has provided its European Central Works Council with further details on the company’s planned integration.

Airbus, Denel cooperate on Rooivalk helicopter

2016-09-15 13:58

Airbus Helicopters and Denel Aviation will cooperate on a programme to enhance and modernise SA's Rooivalk Attack Helicopter programme.

SAA ‘learnt lessons’ from controversial Airbus deal

2016-06-05 13:32

South African Airways learnt a number of lessons from its controversial Airbus deal, according to the airline’s chief executive officer Musa Zwane.


Airbus, Bombardier partner on C Series

2017-10-17 14:28

Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme in terms of a new agreement.

Airbus seals 140-jet China deal, in talks to sell superjumbos

2017-07-05 15:32

Airbus has won orders from China to supply 140 single-aisle and wide-body jets worth $22bn at list prices and says it’s in talks to sell more A380 superjumbos there.

Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

2017-06-18 13:45

The aircraft industry descends on Paris for the world's biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus.

Airbus gets A350 Boost With $6bn China southern order

2017-04-26 16:01

China Southern Airlines plans to buy 20 A350 wide-body aircraft from Airbus in a deal worth about $6bn, providing a boost for the manufacturer amid production delays.

Saudi airline flynas in $8.6 bn Airbus deal

2017-01-12 17:24

Saudi low-cost carrier flynas has concluded an $8.6bn purchase deal with Airbus, a major shareholder says.

Airbus achieves targets, overviews goals

2017-01-11 13:55

Airbus says its commercial aircraft deliveries in 2016 were up for the 14th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 688 aircraft delivered to 82 customers.

Airbus delays delivery of 12 A380s to Emirates

2016-12-28 13:16

Airbus is postponing for a year the planned delivery of 12 A380 superjumbos to Dubai's Emirates airline.

Boeing received illegal tax break - WTO

2016-11-28 19:41

Boeing has received an illegal tax break as part of $8.7bn in aid to assemble the 777X and manufacture the jetliner’s carbon-fibre wing, finds the WTO.

Outa to take on SAA and BnP Capital

2016-07-07 17:46

Civil rights body Outa plans to interdict the contract between SAA and BnP Capital, and will take further litigation procedures against SAA board members.

EgyptAir plane 'did not swerve' before crash

2016-05-23 20:57

A top air navigation official says the Egyptair plane did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared as claimed by Greece.

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