Tag: Airbus

Airbus drops bid to replace Canada fighter jets

OTTAWA: Aerospace giant Airbus announced Friday that it is withdrawing from a Canadian government call for proposals to replace 88 aging fighter jets. The contract is...

Airbus says Air AsiaX places $5 billion order

PARIS: Malaysian airline AirAsia X has ordered 42 Airbus aircraft worth a total catalogue price of five billion dollars, Airbus said Friday. The Malaysian carrier has...

Russian Airbus makes emergency landing in corn field

MOSCOW: A Russian Airbus with more than 230 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing in a corn field outside Moscow on...

Airbus profits more than double in first half

PARIS: European aerospace giant Airbus Wednesday reported profits more than doubled in the first half of the year, a strong result it attributed mainly to...

Airbus Q2 profits rise and beat analyst forecasts

PARIS: Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings, led by the switch to efficient new single-aisle jets, and maintained its profit forecast for the...

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal

LONDON: Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the...

Tanzania to buy new Airbus, Bombardier planes for national carrier

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania's government will buy two new Airbus jets and one plane from Bombardier Inc as part of a fleet expansion plan for...

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns – sources

PARIS: Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to...

Airbus confirms deliveries rose 28pc in first half of 2019

PARIS: Airbus confirmed on Tuesday that its deliveries rose by 28pc in the first half of the year, putting it ahead of Boeing for the...

Airbus to ask airlines to check wings of older A380s for cracks

PARIS: European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in...