Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to take on Apple

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SEOUL/BARCELONA - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to take on Apple

SEOUL/BARCELONA - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.

Tech, Business, 01 Mar 2015

Swiss aircraft maintenance firm is latest to cut jobs over franc

ZURICH, Feb 27 - Aircraft maintenance firm SR Technics said on Friday it would cut as many as 250 jobs, the latest firm to slash positions in Switzerland amid a surge in the franc after the central bank dropped a cap on the currency.

Regulatory News 27 Feb 2015

UPDATE 2-Confident Airbus juggles jet output and pays record dividend

* FY operating earnings before one-offs up 54 pct to 4 bln euros

Regulatory News, 27 Feb 2015

UPDATE 3-Fast growing IAG outpaces continental airline rivals

LONDON, Feb 27 - British Airways-owner International Airlines Group raised its 2015 profit forecast by more than 20 percent, outperforming struggling continental rivals and sending its shares to an all-time high.

27 Feb 2015

Airbus takes new A400M hit, juggles jetliner output

MUNICH - Airbus Group took a charge of 551 million euros ($618 million) due to the latest delays to the A400M military transporter and juggled production on its most popular jetliners as it posted stronger-than-expected annual results on Friday.

Business, 27 Feb 2015

UPDATE 1-U.S. aviation giants split on Gulf carrier subsidy row

Feb 26 - A push by three U.S. airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has exposed divisions over free trade with other powerful U.S. aviation players including Boeing Co and FedEx Corp, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support.

Regulatory News, 27 Feb 2015

U.S. flies most advanced surveillance plane from Philippines

MANILA - The United States has begun flying its most advanced surveillance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, out of the Philippines for patrols over the South China Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday, acknowledging the flights for the first time.

World, 26 Feb 2015

PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Feb 26

Feb 26 - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Regulatory News, 26 Feb 2015

RPT-Boeing, FedEx battle back vs U.S. airlines on Gulf competition

Feb 26 - A push by three U.S. airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has triggered a sharp response from other powerful U.S. aviation companies including Boeing Co and FedEx Corp, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support.

Regulatory News, 26 Feb 2015