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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.

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row

June 02, 2019 9:11 am

The appeal was issued in a letter to several airline bosses meeting in Seoul where the International Air Transport Association has warned of the impact of broader global trade tensions, a person familiar with the issuance of the letter said.

Christian Scherer: ‘US-China tariff war not to benefit Airbus; Boeing to lose more with elevated trade barriers in Europe’

May 27, 2019 12:55 am

Christian Scherer said that contrary to what is perceived, trade tensions between the US and China are not beneficial for Airbus.

Airbus & SAS Scandinavian Airlines to research hybrid, electric aircraft

May 23, 2019 3:44 am

Speaking at Airbus Innovation Days 2019 here Wednesday, the company’s chief technology officer Grazia Vittadini pointed out that full scale jet propulsion using electric is not feasible.