Thursday, 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: Airbus

Air France to place mega-order for Airbus A220

PARIS: Air France will this week announce plans to purchase between 50 and 70 Canadian-made Airbus A220 medium-haul jetliners, part of a keenly-awaited revamp of its fleet, France’s Journal du Dimanche newspaper reported Sunday. Air France’s board is expected to confirm the huge order on Tuesday, a day before the ...

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keep eye on the ball, Airbus urged UTC

PARIS: Airbus said it had urged United Technologies to “keep its eye on the ball” in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves towards a planned merger with US defence contractor Raytheon . Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said the message was understood by the world’s largest aerospace ...

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China orders 300 Airbus planes as Xi visits France

PARIS: China has ordered 300 Airbus planes in a €30 billion deal hailed as an “excellent sign” for Chinese-French relations, it was confirmed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to France this week. The agreement was signed on Monday March 25, during the Chinese President’s visit with French President Emmanuel Macron ...

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Etihad Airways restructures Airbus, Boeing jet orders

ABU DHABI: Etihad Airways said on Thursday it has agreed with Airbus and Boeing to restructure a “large portion” of its orders, in what appeared to be a major cut in long-haul jet orders. The Abu Dhabi-owned airline said in a statement that it has committed to take delivery of ...

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Airbus will have to scrap A380 programme if no new orders

LONDON: Airbus will have no other choice but to halt the A380 programe if Dubai’s Emirates airline does not place another order, the European aerospace giant’s sales director, John Leahy, told a news conference on Monday. Originally launched in 2007, the A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner. Orders from ...

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