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Airbus, Boeing maintenance push forces incumbents to rethink strategies

SINGAPORE A push by Airbus SE and Boeing Co to capture more of the $77 billion global commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market is leading incumbents to seek partnerships and explore new business lines to stay competitive.

Garuda to work fleet harder, hedge oil to help return to profit: CEO

SINGAPORE PT Garuda Indonesia plans to work its fleet harder, increase oil hedging and add more international flights to help return to profit this year, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday.

AirAsia seen sticking with Airbus A330neo: source

SINGAPORE AirAsia looks set to confirm an order for Airbus wide-body jets, soothing nerves at the European planemaker after Boeing tried to swoop on its biggest Asian customer and extend a lead in the lucrative long-haul market.

Freight first as jetmakers study single-pilot airplanes

SINGAPORE Once there were three on the flight deck.

New sales chief aims to rebuild after Airbus tensions

SINGAPORE The new sales chief at Airbus has acknowledged some of the internal problems facing Europe's largest aerospace group and pledged to put it on a fully competitive footing by the summer.