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Airbus investing up to 1 billion euros in A220 passenger jet programme this year

February 21, 2020 8:14 am

Earlier in February, Airbus raised its stake in the A220 program - known as Airbus Canada - to 75% from 50.1% after teaming up with the government of the Canadian province of Quebec to buy Bombardier's 33.5% stake.

Airbus bribery scandal triggers new probes worldwide

February 04, 2020 10:33 am

Airbus agreed on Friday to pay a record $4 billion in fines after reaching a plea bargain with prosecutors in Britain, France and United States over alleged bribery and corruption stretching back at least 15 years.

Airbus faces record USD 4 billion fine after bribery probe

January 29, 2020 9:43 am

The deal, believed by anti-corruption experts to be the largest ever in a bribery case, ends an almost four-year crisis that led to a sweeping management overhaul and delayed plans to redeploy the plane giant's cash surplus.

Delay in aircraft deliveries by Airbus added to operational challenge: GoAir

December 26, 2019 10:43 am

The Wadia group-owned airline cancelled as many as 40 flights this week on account of shortage of staff and inclement weather, among others issues.

Airbus fires 16 over suspected German army spying: report

December 02, 2019 12:21 pm

More than a dozen Airbus employees have been fired over suspected internal spying on German army projects. According to media reports, the employees obtained secret files from the German army.

Order to ground Airbus stalls growth at top Asian budget carrier

November 26, 2019 2:07 pm

For every addition to its fleet, IndiGo must ground an A320neo plane that hasn’t had its Pratt & Whitney engines modified, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said following a series of problems on the carrier’s jets, including in-flight shutdowns.

Airbus says zero-carbon regional jet may arrive as soon as 2030s

November 17, 2019 8:27 am

The company is working with partners including engine manufacturers and startups to build more fuel-efficient engines, explore hybrids and alternative fuels, and to improve aerodynamics, Airbus CEO said.

The next generation of aircraft will track your bathroom visits. Here's why

September 13, 2019 8:56 am

Airbus also plans to offer airlines the option of cameras at each lavatory (on the outside, mind you) to count how many passengers are waiting, a feature which may help flight attendants redirect some of that traffic on larger jets.

Airbus extends lead over Boeing in 2019 airliner deliveries

August 14, 2019 8:41 am

Boeing airliner delivers tumble again in July due to grounding of its Max jet after two deadly crashes.

Airbus woos American Airlines with new jet in deja vu for Boeing

June 09, 2019 9:51 am

With the proposed A321XLR, Airbus is seeking to steal customers from a distracted Boeing after executives postponed a decision on an all-new model for middle-distance routes while they deal with the Max crisis.