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U.S. threatens sanctions as WTO raps Airbus subsidies

US threatens sanctions as WTO raps Airbus subsidies.The World Trade Organization ruled on Tuesday the European Union had maintained illegal support to Airbus, prompting the United States to threaten sanctions against European products in the first of two key aircraft subsidy decisions due this year.

Gallery: Nelspruit air show

Aircraft at the 2018 Nelspruit air show.Nelspruit played host to the successful 2018 Lowveld air show on 12 May 2018, which saw the debut of the UH-60 Black Hawk on the SA air show circuit and other highlights, from mass formations to aircraft versus car racing. Click here to view the gallery.

US revoking Boeing, Airbus licenses to sell jets to Iran

Iranian airliners.Licenses for Boeing Co and Airbus to sell passenger jets to Iran will be revoked, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement.


Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets

An Ethiopian Airlines 787.Even by its own standards, Ethiopian Airlines’ recent growth has been fast — so fast that it revised the ambitious 15-year strategy set in 2010 and plans to buy more planes to step up its expansion.


Angolan consortium orders six Bombardier Q400s

A Q400.Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has signed a firm purchase agreement for six new Q400 aircraft with African Aero Trading on behalf of the consortium forming Air Connection Express, Transportes Aereos S.A, based in Luanda, Angola.


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