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Airbus Says It Will Focus on Improving Its Existing Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury has said that the plane manufacturer is looking at enhancing its existing aircraft models. “We have a good portfolio of platforms; we believe the evolution will be on those platforms, on systems, connectivity, energy management and decarbonisation,” he told the A4E Aviation Summit, asked where Airbus’ main product development focus lay. […]

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Airbus Plans to Return Production to Pre-pandemic Levels

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus said it would increase production of its A320neo to 64 aircraft per month by the second quarter of 2023. It is even more than the average output in 2019. The leading plane maker also asked its supply chain to adjust operations to allow a further rise to 70 aircraft in 2024. “The aviation sector […]

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Airbus Reports Profit but Admits Uncertainties Prevail

Reading Time: < 1 minute The aerospace giant Airbus has posted a profit for Q1 but at the same time has admitted that the “crisis is not over.” Based on the information it has provided in the report, 125 commercial aircraft were delivered, which is more than in Q1 2020. They included nine A220s, 105 A320 family, one A330 and […]

Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered
Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European plane maker Airbus reports 72 commercial aircraft deliveries for March. The company delivered 4 A220, 60 A320 Family (57neo), and 8 A350. The aircraft were distributed between 34 customers, including IndiGo, Delta, Wizz Air, Frontier Airlines, Lufthansa, Viva Air, and more.  Total deliveries to date in 2021 are 125 to 44 customers. Airbus […]

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SriLankan Airlines Files a Lawsuit Against Airbus and Seeks $1 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Airlines has sued Airbus for $1 billion for alleged corruption during the procurement of A350-900s and consequent damages and loss of reputation.  The issue traces back to the Crown Court judgment in the UK that found Airbus guilty of bribery concerning aircraft agreements. Sri Lanka’s flag carrier has also requested cancellation of the A350-900 […]

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Airbus Selected to Build Satellite Factory in Space

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission has selected Airbus to study spacecraft manufacturing in space as part of the horizon 2020 Programme. The PERASPERA In-Orbit Demonstration project, also called PERIOD, aims to focus on satellite manufacturing in orbit. Producing directly in orbit will be a revolutionary way to design, build and operate space systems. It is much more […]

US and EU Suspend Tariffs Related to Boeing-Airbus Dispute

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US and EU have come to an agreement to suspend all tariffs related to the dispute over Boeing and Airbus’s subsidies. The ongoing negotiations indicate that a transatlantic trade partnership strained for nearly 17 years has a chance to be restored. The tariffs affect $4 billion of US exports to the EU and $7.5 […]

Airbus Reported €1.1 Billion Loss for 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute European aircraft manufacturer Airbus lost €1.1 billion ($1.3 billion) last year amid the unprecedented pandemic crisis but expects to deliver hundreds of airplanes and make a profit in 2021. Within 2020, Airbus delivered 566 aircraft down from 863 in 2019. Almost 50% of the deliveries came during the fourth quarter. New commercial aircraft orders also […]

EU has imposed a 15% tariff on aircraft maker Boeing 

Reading Time: < 1 minute In retaliation against US subsidies for Boeing manufacturer, the European Union is imposing a 15% tariffs on $4bn (€3.37 billion) of U.S. services. The EU won the right to exercise the tariffs plan in October after the World Trade Organization (WTO) had granted its authorization, according to Reuters. “Regrettably, in spite of our best efforts […]

Air Canada Refinances 18 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada today announced that it recently completed two longer-term refinancing transactions for a total amount of approximately $1.52 billion, replacing short-term facilities. The first transaction consists of a committed Secured Facility totaling $787.7 million to finance Air Canada’s purchase of the first 18 Airbus A220 aircraft with a term of 12 years from the […]