Airbus is exploring higher output of A320 single-aisle and A350 wide-body aircraft, following a similar move by Boeing Co. to help shorten the wait time for customers following its highest order intake ever last year.
European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. cut its free cash outlook for the full year as it spends more on aircraft programs including the A350 and said it may need to review output of its A380 superjumbo amid slack demand.
Air France-KLM Group is leaning against participating in a capital increase at Alitalia SpA as it seeks to preserve funds and the Italian airline shows no sign of a turnaround, three people familiar with the talks said.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG may seek deeper ties with Turkish Airlines to thwart competition from Gulf rivals and match European peers that already have Mideast partnerships, analysts said after Turkish media reports of talks on a merger.
Airbus SAS is poised to further lift production of its bestselling A320 jet series as airlines seek more fuel-efficient planes to cope with rising oil prices, helping the manufacturer fund construction of larger aircraft.
Air France-KLM Group is reviewing provincial bases in southern France created just a year ago as Europe’s biggest airline grapples with losses that caught it by surprise, two people familiar with the matter said.