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Airbus successfully tests self-flying taxi, Vahana

Airbus successfully tests self-flying taxi, Vahana

The flight at a test range in the US state of Oregon lasted just under one minute, with the aircraft lifting up five metres from the ground and landing without control from a pilot.

AirAsia looking at Boeing 787 for fleet growth

AirAsia looking at Boeing 787 for fleet growth

The AirAsia group, which has already ordered A330s and A350s, has been exclusively linked to Airbus planes but industry experts say Boeing 787s could fit into its long-haul operations.

Airbus A321LR long range jet completes maiden flight

Airbus A321LR long range jet completes maiden flight

Airbus says the jet is the world's longest-range single-aisle aircraft, capable of flying up to 4,000 nautical miles when configured with 206 seats including lie-flat beds.

Qatar Airways welcomes Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Doha

Qatar Airways welcomes Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Doha

Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar al-Baker welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Doha, as part of a special demonstration tour by Airbus.

Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350-1000 in Feb third week: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350-1000 in Feb third week: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways will take delivery of the first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft between February 15 and 20, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker has said.

Qatar Airways says offered 25% stake by US startup airline

Qatar Airways says offered 25% stake by US startup airline

Qatar Airways tried to buy up to 10% of listed American Airlines last year, but changed its mind in August after opposition from the US carrier's management.

Airbus warns A380 programme at risk as orders dry up

Airbus warns A380 programme at risk as orders dry up

Airbus's decision in 2007 to pursue the A380, capable of packing in 853 seats, was diametrically opposed to Boeing's bet on the Dreamliner, marketed as a more efficient plane.

Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-minute sales spree

Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-minute sales spree

Frenetic selling in the closing weeks of 2017 saw Airbus overhaul Boeing's recent lead in the global jet market to win their annual order contest for the fifth year running, while remaining behind its US rival in the number of planes built.

Contract for 184 A320 jets to be finalised soon: Macron

Contract for 184 A320 jets to be finalised soon: Macron

The potential A320 order, which had not been previously announced, would be worth more than $18bn at list prices.

Airbus confirms shake-up of its top management

Airbus confirms shake-up of its top management

Airbus confirmed a top management shake-up on Friday, following weeks of turmoil at the European planemaker.

Airbus planning to cut production of A380 jets

Airbus planning to cut production of A380 jets

The A380 has battled against sluggish sales, squeezed by smaller, more efficient twin-engined jets. Airbus has previously announced plans to lower output to 12 aircraft in 2018 and eight in 2019.

Qatar Airways to buy 50 Airbus 321 planes

Qatar Airways to buy 50 Airbus 321 planes

Qatar Airways has reconfirmed and upsized its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order instead for 50 of the larger A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration) ...