ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRBUS

Airbus to ask airlines to check wings of A380s for cracks

2019-07-09 10:39

Airbus SE will ask airlines operating 25 of its older A380 planes to inspect their wings for possible cracks, a problem that’s arisen in the past on the double-decker aircraft.

SAA leases new state-of-the-art aircraft

2019-07-02 18:08

SAA is introducing the latest technology, available in ultra-long-haul aircraft, on nonstop flights between Johannesburg and New York.

Paris Air Show: Airbus and Boeing present their autonomous air taxis

2019-06-23 14:00

Autonomous air taxis are still years away, but prototypes are creating a buzz at this year's Paris Air Show.

WATCH: How is the US threatening to punish Europe over Airbus?

2019-04-09 18:42

Washington has plans to slap tariffs on a list of European products, from planes to oysters, in retaliation for European aircraft subsidies.

Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo

2019-02-14 08:32

European aerospace giant Airbus has said it would end production of the A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed to win over enough airlines to justify its massive costs.

Germany opens negligent homicide probe in Mali Airbus chopper crash

2018-12-12 21:25

German prosecutors have said they had opened a probe against three individuals for negligent homicide in the 2017 crash of a German military helicopter in a UN operation in Mali.

Airbus Southern Africa wins SA’s Best Aircraft Maintenance Organisation Award

2018-11-21 21:20

Airbus Southern Africa has won the 2018 South African Civil Aviation Award for the best Aircraft Maintenance Organisation.

Airbus A320 engine fix won't come for months, says Lufthansa

2018-08-24 16:45

Engine glitches that have disrupted Airbus SE A320neo jet operations around the world may take at least three more months to resolve amid a scarcity of upgraded turbines.

Airbus, Boeing weigh in on WTO ruling

2018-05-16 18:25

The WTO Appellate Body has published the first of two rulings expected on subsidies in the large commercial aircraft dispute between the US and the EU.

First BelugaXL super transporter rolls out

2018-01-09 18:01

The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France this month.

 

Boeing’s 737 Max loses first customer as Flyadeal goes to Airbus

2019-07-08 15:23

Saudi Arabian budget carrier Flyadeal reversed a commitment to buy as many as 50 Boeing 737 Max jets, becoming the first airline to officially drop the plane since its grounding following two deadly crashes.

US proposes more tariffs on EU goods in Airbus-Boeing dispute

2019-07-02 13:06

The US added more European Union products to a list of goods it could hit with retaliatory tariffs in a long-running trans-Atlantic subsidy dispute between Boeing and Airbus.

WATCH: Airbus fights back after shock Boeing order at Paris Air Show

2019-06-20 12:36

After Boeing won a shock order from British Airways owner IAG for its troubled 737 MAX jets, Airbus fought back Wednesday with more big sales of its own.

Airbus secures $35bn China deal in fresh blow to Boeing

2019-03-26 21:58

Airbus SE secured a $35bn jet deal from China during a state visit by President Xi Jinping to the French capital, dealing a fresh blow to Boeing as it grapples with the grounding of its best-selling jet.

Qantas confirms cancellation of Airbus order

2019-02-07 10:08

Australian flag carrier Qantas has confirmed it would not take up eight Airbus A380s already ordered -- the latest blow for the European airspace firm.

WATCH: Fly over traffic, cruise awesome roads - this awesome flying Audi-drone could be the future of travel

2018-11-29 20:00

Audi, Airbus and Italdesign are testing a flying drone-car mashup which could provide a preview of future air taxis.

Successful launch for satellite heading to study Mercury

2018-10-24 05:39

Airbus is celebrating the successful launch of the BepiColombo spacecraft heading to the planet Mercury.

Airbus opens facility for Zephyr high altitude pseudo-satellites

2018-07-16 14:28

Airbus Defence and Space has unveiled the new Zephyr S high altitude pseudo-satellite to the world at the Farnborough Air Show.

Airbus outsells Boeing

2018-01-16 17:51

Airbus, Williams Advanced Engineering to collaborate

2017-12-18 12:53

Airbus and Williams Advanced Engineering, the engineering and tech business of Williams Grand Prix Engineering, are to explore areas of tech collaboration.

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