Airbus SAS is poised to win a $5 billion order as Aeroenlaces Nacionales SA, the Mexican airline known as VivaAerobus, expands and upgrades its fleet of aging Boeing Co. 737s, people familiar with the plan said.
The European Union signaled it will defend its right to continue a limited carbon market for airlines until 2020 under a deal being discussed at a meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG will split an order for about 50 wide-body aircraft between Airbus SAS and Boeing Co., a purchase with a list value of at least $14 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Skymark Airlines Inc. , Japan’s biggest low-cost carrier, said it plans to buy four Airbus SAS A380 superjumbo aircraft, putting it on track to become the first Japanese customer for the world’s biggest passenger plane.
Airbus SAS is in discussions with Japan’s two biggest carriers about an order for its A350-1000, a long-range plane aimed at eroding Boeing Co.’s dominance in wide-body aircraft, three people familiar with the talks said.
Airbus SAS is poised to announce plans for a commercial-jet assembly line in Alabama, its first in the U.S., to meet demand as North American airlines renew their fleets, two people with knowledge of the plan said.
AMR Corp.’s American Airlines is in talks with Airbus SAS about buying at least 100 narrow-body planes, a possible break from its longtime reliance on Boeing Co. jets, two people familiar with the matter said.