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Airbus boss Thomas Enders denounces Eurofighter fraud probe

Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders has called an Austrian investigation into suspected fraud a "politically-motivated abuse of the legal system".

Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders has called an Austrian investigation into suspected fraud a "politically-motivated abuse of the legal system".

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Boeing takes off in China with first overseas plant

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

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Airbus profits hit by A400M costs

Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.

Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.

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Airbus bests Boeing in orders

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

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Airbus seals deal to sell 100 aircraft to Iran

Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.

Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.

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Europe's largest passenger plane makes maiden flight

Europe's largest twin-engined passenger jet has taken to the skies for the first time. The Airbus A350-1000 is seeking the hog the limelight from Boeing's popular 777.

Europe's largest twin-engined passenger jet has taken to the skies for the first time. The Airbus A350-1000 is seeking the hog the limelight from Boeing's popular 777.

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Airbus to downsize A380 production

Airbus is planning to build fewer of its A380 superjumbos, slowing assembly to one aircraft per month from 2018.

Airbus is planning to build fewer of its A380 superjumbos, slowing assembly to one aircraft per month from 2018.

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WTO backs Boeing over Airbus in latest round of government subsidies row

The World Trade Organisation has ruled against the European Union over subsidies to planemaker Airbus says the EU has failed to comply with its earlier rulings over European government loans.

The World Trade Organisation has ruled against the European Union over subsidies to planemaker Airbus says the EU has failed to comply with its earlier rulings over European government loans.

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Airbus and Boeing face order challenges

Even as Airbus caught up with Boeing for orders for the first half of this year, combined orders for the world's two dominant planemakers fell 17 percent from the same period last year.

Even as Airbus caught up with Boeing for orders for the first half of this year, combined orders for the world's two dominant planemakers fell 17 percent from the same period last year.

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Boeing and Airbus upbeat as Farnborough Airshow opens

Day one of the Farnborough Airshow brought a boost for Boeing as British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the purchase of nine of its Poseidon marine patrol planes as well as 50 Apache attack he

Day one of the Farnborough Airshow brought a boost for Boeing as British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the purchase of nine of its Poseidon marine patrol planes as well as 50 Apache attack he

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Iranair could buy Boeing planes but any deal faces hurdles

Iran's state airline is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft, but there are still many obstacles to a deal, as with Iranair's order for Airbus jets.

Iran's state airline is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft, but there are still many obstacles to a deal, as with Iranair's order for Airbus jets.

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Signals picked up in Mediterranean could be doomed MS804's black box

A French naval search vessel has picked up signals that could be emanating from one of EqyptAir flight MS804’s black boxes, according to an Egyptian…

A French naval search vessel has picked up signals that could be emanating from one of EqyptAir flight MS804’s black boxes, according to an Egyptian…

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Airbus bets big on China with new factory

European aerospace firm Airbus has started construction of a new facility in China where it will fit out wide-body planes assembled in France as it bets on the aviation market there continuing to expa

European aerospace firm Airbus has started construction of a new facility in China where it will fit out wide-body planes assembled in France as it bets on the aviation market there continuing to expa

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Airbus reverses A330 production tailoff, now has order backlog of 6,800 planes

Airbus, which has just announced record orders for 2015, is to boost production of its A330 planes partially reversing a previous decision to build fewer of the wide-body jets.

Airbus, which has just announced record orders for 2015, is to boost production of its A330 planes partially reversing a previous decision to build fewer of the wide-body jets.

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Uber goes to new heights with Airbus

Uber and Airbus are to join forces for an on-demand ride service with helicopters at the Sundance Film Festival

Uber and Airbus are to join forces for an on-demand ride service with helicopters at the Sundance Film Festival

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Sanctions-free Iran 'to buy 114 Airbus planes'

Trade between the international community and Iran looks poised to take off with the return of the former pariah state into world commerce. Before

Trade between the international community and Iran looks poised to take off with the return of the former pariah state into world commerce. Before

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Airbus beats Boeing in 2015 order race

European plane maker Airbus edged ahead of tis rival in the skies Boeing for new business last year. Figures from the Toulouse based company showed

European plane maker Airbus edged ahead of tis rival in the skies Boeing for new business last year. Figures from the Toulouse based company showed

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Dubai Airshow Live

Keep abreast of all the events as they take place live and direct from the United Arab Emirates

Keep abreast of all the events as they take place live and direct from the United Arab Emirates

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A"single sky" for the Gulf States?

The Middle East – especially the Gulf – is a strategic location with significant transit volumes of air traffic. The region is both a destination and

The Middle East – especially the Gulf – is a strategic location with significant transit volumes of air traffic. The region is both a destination and

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Emirates Milestones 1985-2015

1985 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum gives $10 million to the Emirates team start an airline in five months. Pakistan International

1985 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum gives $10 million to the Emirates team start an airline in five months. Pakistan International

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Safe, but a turn-off for camels: fun facts on air travel

Air travel is safe: statistically, air travel is the second safest form of transporting people from A to B. The safest method is the

Air travel is safe: statistically, air travel is the second safest form of transporting people from A to B. The safest method is the

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Dubai Airshow: what to expect?

The Dubai Air Show was first launched in 1986 under the name of “Arab Air”. Since then it has evolved into one of the largest and most important

The Dubai Air Show was first launched in 1986 under the name of “Arab Air”. Since then it has evolved into one of the largest and most important