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Tag Archives: Airbus

Airbus Proposes Planes Fueled by Liquid Hydrogen

LONDON: Airbus is showing three concepts for “the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.” They all run on hydrogen, which Airbus calls a clean aviation fuel. According to the press release: “’These concepts will help us explore and mature the design and layout of the world’s ...

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United Airlines orders 50 Airbus aircraft to replace Boeing 757s

NEW YORK: United Airlines said Tuesday it had ordered 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, worth an estimated $6.5 billion, to replace an existing fleet of aging Boeings. The new Airbus planes, to be delivered starting 2024, will allow United to retire its Boeing 757-200s, the company said. The Airbus order is ...

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Airbus wins $16b deal from Emirates for 50 aircraft

DUBAI: Airbus has won a $16bn (£12.3bn) order for 50 aircraft from Emirates as the Dubai-based airline continues its international expansion. The order for the A350-900 XWBs – extra wide body – is the first big contract announced at the 2019 Dubai Air Show. The A350’s wings are made in ...

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Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Airbus and Boeing fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the Dubai Airshow in suspense over dozens of tentative orders designed to fine-tune the world’s largest international airline network. The world’s top jetmakers are trying to win final approval for more ...

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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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