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  • Airbus Seen Poised to Get China Order for 100 Airliners

    Airbus Group NV is poised to win a Chinese order for commercial aircraft that includes 27 wide- bodies airliners held up for more than a year by wrangling over carbon levies, people with knowledge of the deal said.

  • Leahy Says Airbus Raising Plane Demand Forecast (Transcript)

    John Leahy, chief operating officer at Airbus SAS, spoke yesterday about the outlook for global aircraft demand. The world’s largest maker of commercial aircraft said airlines will buy 25,000 planes worth $3.1 trillion over the next 20 years, buoyed by Asian sales and increased demand for single-aisle models. The forecast is 3 percent higher than the 24,300-aircraft, 20- year requirement predicted by Toulouse, France-based Airbus in February 2008. Laurent Rouaud, senior vice president of market and product strategy, and Stefan Schaffrath, head of media relations, also spoke at the news conference in London.

  • Airbus May Exceed 2010 Delivery Target for A380

    Airbus SAS, the world’s biggest maker of commercial aircraft, said it will meet or exceed a target of delivering 20 A380 superjumbos in 2010, denying a report in La Lettre de L’Expansion.

  • Airbus Says Thousands of Jets Ordered Checked for Bad Screws

    Airbus SAS said European regulators have ordered airlines to check thousands of its planes for bad screws that might cause emergency generators to malfunction.

  • Airbus Misses A380 Goal After Rolls Engine Failure

    Airbus SAS will miss its 2010 target for A380 deliveries and anticipates further disruptions to its schedule next year as it struggles with the aftermath of a Rolls-Royce Group Plc engine failure.

  • Airbus Said to Near $5 Billion Jet Order From VivaAerobus

    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.

  • Skymark Plans to Order Four Airbus A380s, Become First Customer in Japan

    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.

  • Lufthansa Said to See Boeing-Airbus Split on Jet Order

    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.

  • Airbus CEO Questioned by French Police in EADS Probe

    Airbus SAS Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders was questioned by French police as part of a criminal probe into insider trading at European Aeronautic, Defense and Space Co., the planemaker’s parent company.

  • EU to Defend Limited Carbon Market for Airline Emissions

    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.

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