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Airbus gets certification for A350-1000

Airbus gets certification for A350-1000

A longer version of the Airbus A350-900, the twin-engine plane can accommodate an extra 40 people, taking its total capacity to 366 people.

Airbus in $40bn deal to sell 430 A320s to US firm: source

Airbus in $40bn deal to sell 430 A320s to US firm: source

Airbus is due to announce the sale of 430 of its medium-range A320 family of aircraft to US investment firm Indigo Partners in a deal worth more than $40 billion, a source said Wednesday.

Airbus A330neo takes off on maiden flight

Airbus A330neo takes off on maiden flight

The wide-bodied, long-distance jet took off from the planemaker's Toulouse headquarters under overcast skies, watched by top executives from Airbus and Britain's Rolls-Royce.

Qatar Airways increases frequency to east Europe, Nordics

Qatar Airways increases frequency to east Europe, Nordics

Commencing mid-December, the airline will introduce an extra daily flight on each of the routes to “meet the growing inbound and outbound travel demand” by adding an Airbus A320 service.

Greek airline Aegean to add new routes in 2018

Greek airline Aegean to add new routes in 2018

Greece's largest carrier Aegean Airlines will add 11 new routes in 2018 and choose between Airbus and Boeing planes by the end of this year to renew its fleet, executives said on Monday.

Airbus faces lengthy probe, no quick fine

Airbus faces lengthy probe, no quick fine

Airbus faces years of investigation by French and UK authorities into allegations of corruption over jet sales, people familiar with the case said on Friday, playing down a newspaper report of a potentially rapid settlement.

Airbus wins $4bn order from Cathay Pacific

Airbus wins $4bn order from Cathay Pacific

Airbus said on Wednesday it has finalised a more than $4bn order with Cathay Pacific for 32 of its A321neo aircraft to revamp the Hong Kong-based carrier's regional affiliate.

India's IndiGo grounds eight planes 'over engine problems'

India's IndiGo grounds eight planes 'over engine problems'

India's biggest airline, IndiGo, said on Friday it had grounded eight Airbus A320 neo jets, in comments that came after local media attributed the action to issues with Pratt and Whitney-made engines in the aircraft.

Airbus profits fall as engine problems stall deliveries

Airbus profits fall as engine problems stall deliveries

European planemaker Airbus said on Thursday that net profits fell 17% to €1.5bn ($1.8bn) in the first half of the year due to problems with the engines for the new version of its top-selling A320 jet.

$1bn headache for Airbus as QA cancels 4 jets

$1bn headache for Airbus as QA cancels 4 jets

Qatar Airways has axed orders for four A350s because of delivery delays, Airbus said, handing the European planemaker a new headache over what to do with jets worth $1.2bn at list prices.

EU appeals WTO ruling on Boeing subsidies dispute

EU appeals WTO ruling on Boeing subsidies dispute

The European Union Thursday appealed a World Trade Organization ruling that rejected significant portions of a complaint from the bloc over subsidies to Boeing, the WTO said.

Iranian carriers agree to buy Airbus planes

Iranian carriers agree to buy Airbus planes

Iranian carriers Iran Airtour and Zagros Airlines have agreed to buy a combined 73 planes from Airbus, the European aircraft maker said on Thursday at the Paris Air Show.