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Airbus challenges Boeing cargo dominance with A350 freighter

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Europe's Airbus took aim at one of Boeing's most profitable strongholds on Thursday with plans for a freighter version of its A350 passenger jet, gambling...

Airbus to boost A220 jet’s range, newest operator says

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Airbus will go ahead with plans to increase the range of its smallest jet, the A220, its newest operator said, allowing airlines to open...

Airbus turns up heat on suppliers over production and quality

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European planemaker Airbus has ordered suppliers to demonstrate as soon as possible that they are factory-fit for increased single-aisle jet output, in a letter...

Airbus and Air France ordered to stand trial over 2009 crash

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Air France and Airbus should stand trial for involuntary manslaughter over their role in a 2009 crash in the Atlantic that killed 228 people,...

Ex Airbus unit ordered to pay $42 million over corrupt Saudi...

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A former Airbus subsidiary was on Wednesday ordered to pay more than 30 million pounds ($42 million) after pleading guilty to corruption over contracts...

Air Cairo receives its first Airbus A320neo

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Air Cairo, Egypt’s low-fare airline, has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will join Air Cairo’s all Airbus fleet of...

Airbus shakes up aero parts manufacturing

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Airbus has launched the biggest shake-up of its manufacturing network in more than a decade, with large-parts activities reorganized in France and Germany and...

Egypt signs C295 support contract with Airbus

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The Egyptian Air Force, the largest C295 fleet operator worldwide, has recently signed a five-year services contract with Airbus for the performance-based support of...

Airbus deliveries surge in March, sending shares higher

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A rebound in air travel in China and the United States helped to drive a surge in March deliveries for Airbus, sending the planemaker’s...

Boeing cites risks in design of newest Airbus jet

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Boeing Co has raised concerns over the design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest narrow-body jet, the A321XLR, saying a novel type of fuel tank could...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...