Airbus expected to hand over a record number of aircraft to customers in December to meet delivery goals, a company data showed, and is all but certain of winning an annual order race against Boeing.
Australia’s Qantas Airways picked Airbus over Boeing as the preferred supplier for jets capable of the world’s longest commercial flights from Sydney to London, dealing the US planemaker its latest setback this year.
Airbus is on course to end 2019 with a rise in its order backlog after netting more sales than deliveries across its major products, a senior executive said, thanks partly to strong demand in Asia.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) rejected European Union (EU) claims that it no longer provides subsidies to planemaker Airbus, prompting the United States to say it could increase retaliatory tariffs on a wider range of European goods.
The deal will more than triple Air Arabia’s current fleet strength, as well as support the carrier’s global network expansion strategy.
Leasing giant GECAS, the aircraft leasing subsidiary of General Electric (GE), has ordered 25 Airbus aircraft including a rare purchase of jets powered by GE’s rival engine maker Rolls-Royce, two people familiar with the matter said.
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 year while warning of delivery challenges in the second half. Europe’s largest aerospace group said second-quarter adjusted
Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand in the next twenty years led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia, while voicing alarm over rising protectionism.
Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group scaled back plans to order the Airbus A330neo wide-body passenger jet by nearly two thirds, switching its focus instead to a long-range new version of the popular A321 series.