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Airbus revises up jet demand, warns of 'lose-lose' tariff war

Sep 18 2019

LONDON Airbus warned of the risks of a 'lose-lose' transatlantic tariff war on Wednesday as it raised forecasts for jetliner demand over the next 20 years, led by the new industrial hubs of Asia. | Video

Lone 737 MAX criss-crossed Canada for pilot checks during grounding

Sep 18 2019

MONTREAL/PARIS While the world's Boeing 737 MAX fleet remains grounded after two fatal crashes, a solitary Air Canada plane has been spotted in the skies, shuttling between Quebec and Ontario.

Airbus, French exporters reel as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row

Sep 16 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade row.

WRAPUP 1-Airbus, French exporters reel as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row

Sep 16 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS, Sept 16 Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade row.

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

Sep 13 2019

SEATTLE/CHICAGO/PARIS As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history.

FOCUS-Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

Sep 13 2019

SEATTLE/CHICAGO/PARIS, Sept 13 As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history.

Safran raises profit forecasts after strong first half results

Sep 05 2019

PARIS France's Safran raised full-year forecasts as it reported stronger than expected first-half profits, sending shares in the world's second-largest aerospace supplier sharply higher on Thursday.

AirAsia close to adjusting Airbus order plans: sources

Aug 29 2019

PARIS/SINGAPORE AirAsia Group Bhd will announce on Friday an adjustment to its large Airbus SE order plans, confirming at least part of its order for A330neos while making room for the A321XLR, two people familiar with the matter said.

Dozens of Airbus A380s face urgent checks after cracked part dug from ice

Aug 21 2019

LONDON Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw in a recently salvaged cracked part in a move likely to trigger urgent checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos, people familiar with the matter said.

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