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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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Weaker pound, pricier fuel to hit easyJet profits

British low-cost airline easyJet warns the weaker pound and pricier fuel will reduce its profits more than expected this year.

British low-cost airline easyJet warns the weaker pound and pricier fuel will reduce its profits more than expected this 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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Libyan men in Malta court charged over hijacking

Two Libyan men have appeared in court in the Maltese capital Valetta, charged with hijacking an airliner on Friday.

Two Libyan men have appeared in court in the Maltese capital Valetta, charged with hijacking an airliner on Friday.

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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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Pakistan passenger plane crashes with more than 40 on board

A passenger plane with more than 40 people on board has crashed in Pakistan on its way to Islamabad from the northern region of Chitral.

A passenger plane with more than 40 people on board has crashed in Pakistan on its way to Islamabad from the northern region of Chitral.

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'Air France shirt rippers' given suspended prison terms

Three men have been given three-to-four-month suspended sentences after a court in Paris found them guilty of organised violence against airline executives.

Three men have been given three-to-four-month suspended sentences after a court in Paris found them guilty of organised violence against airline executives.

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More turbulence for Lufthansa

The German flag carrier says an estimated 1,706 flights will be cancelled on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a long-running pay dispute between management and pilots.

The German flag carrier says an estimated 1,706 flights will be cancelled on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a long-running pay dispute between management and pilots.

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Travel misery as Lufthansa strike enters third day

A strike by Lufthansa pilots has entered its third day, and is affecting around 100,000 passengers after 850 more flights were cancelled.

A strike by Lufthansa pilots has entered its third day, and is affecting around 100,000 passengers after 850 more flights were cancelled.

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Alitalia under fresh pressure to axe 2,000 jobs

Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.

Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.

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Lufthansa pilots extend latest pay strike until Saturday

Lufthansa pilots in Germany have said they will extend strike action again until Saturday, this time targeting long-haul flights in a long-running pay dispute.

Lufthansa pilots in Germany have said they will extend strike action again until Saturday, this time targeting long-haul flights in a long-running pay dispute.

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Lufthansa pilots' strike extended

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa has now been forced to cancel almost 1,800 flights at airports across the country after a strike by pilots was extended until Friday.

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa has now been forced to cancel almost 1,800 flights at airports across the country after a strike by pilots was extended until Friday.

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Lufthansa group hit by wave of industrial action

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

In Germany, cabin crew at Lufthansa’s low-cost carrier Eurowings have gone on strike forcing dozens of flight cancellations.

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Weaker pound hits easyJet's profit

Low-cost airline easyJet blames Brexit vote related fall in sterling for lower profits and will seek Air Operator Certificate in another EU country.

Low-cost airline easyJet blames Brexit vote related fall in sterling for lower profits and will seek Air Operator Certificate in another EU country.

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Ryanair blames weaker pound for profit forecast cut

The weaker pound has led Ryanair to cut its annual profit forecast but it expects to boost market share by selling more tickets at cheaper prices.

The weaker pound has led Ryanair to cut its annual profit forecast but it expects to boost market share by selling more tickets at cheaper prices.

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Galaxy Note 7: Samsung offers replacement phones on flights out of Seoul

Following the decision by a number of airlines to ban the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s aboard their planes, the South Korean tech giant is now offering alternative phones to affected users flyin

Following the decision by a number of airlines to ban the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s aboard their planes, the South Korean tech giant is now offering alternative phones to affected users flyin

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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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Profit warning hits easyJet's shares

British airline easyJet's shares slumped over five percent on Thursday after it warned of a more than 25 percent fall in profit this year.

British airline easyJet's shares slumped over five percent on Thursday after it warned of a more than 25 percent fall in profit this year.

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Lufthansa reaches route sharing deal with Air China

Lufthansa has signed a route sharing deal with China's flagship carrier Air China to boost the German airline's access to the world's fastest growing aviation market.

Lufthansa has signed a route sharing deal with China's flagship carrier Air China to boost the German airline's access to the world's fastest growing aviation market.

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British Airways resumes flights from London to Tehran

British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.

British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.