Tim Hepher

Row over undelivered jets as Airbus threatens to sue airlines

05 Jun 2020

PARIS A stand-off over undelivered passenger jets is intensifying after Airbus signalled it would sue airlines refusing to honour contracts in the face of the coronavirus crisis.

Airbus warns it may sue airlines over undelivered jets -paper

05 Jun 2020

PARIS, June 5 Airbus is ready to sue airlines that refuse to honour contracts to take aircraft, its chief executive was quoted on Friday as saying, raising the stakes in a stand-off between some manufacturers and airlines over the corornavirus crisis.

Airbus jobs on wire as underlying output falls 40% - sources

03 Jun 2020

PARIS Airbus is looking to hold underlying jet output at 40% below pre-pandemic plans for two years, an approach which adds new pressure to cut thousands of jobs, industry sources said.

Exclusive: Brazil's Embraer draws foreign interest after Boeing rift - sources

29 May 2020

SAO PAULO/NEW DELHI/PARIS Aircraft makers are circling Brazil's Embraer weeks after Boeing ditched plans for a historic commercial aviation tie-up, people familiar with the matter said.

REFILE-EXCLUSIVE-Brazil's Embraer draws foreign interest after Boeing rift -sources

29 May 2020

* China's COMAC has voiced interest in co-operation - sources

Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach - minister

28 May 2020

ISLAMABAD/PARIS The captain of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, killing 97 people on board, approached Karachi airport without announcing he couldn't open his landing gear and hit the runway three times, a government minister said on Thursday. | Video

Investigators scour Pakistan air crash site for clues and cockpit voice recorder

28 May 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan A team of Pakistani and French investigators on Wednesday sifted through the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed in the southern city of Karachi last Friday, searching for clues around what caused the worst airline disaster in the country in years.


27 May 2020

[パリ 18日] - 旅客機メーカーと航空会社は、機内で呼吸する空気が安全であることを神経質な搭乗客に納得してもらおうと、緊急の取組みを開始している。新型コロナウイルスによって大打撃を被った旅行産業を再建するには、この安心感が鍵になると考えているためだ。 | Video

Air France axes A380, Emirates seen cutting deliveries

21 May 2020

DUBAI/PARIS The world's largest airliner, the Airbus A380, took a step closer to the aviation archives on Wednesday as Air France said it would permanently axe its grounded fleet and sources said Emirates was in talks to reduce remaining deliveries.

REFILE-Emirates pushing to take fewer Airbus A380s from final order - sources

20 May 2020

DUBAI/PARIS, May 20 Emirates, one of the world's biggest long-haul airlines, is in talks with European planemaker Airbus over whether to take delivery of its last remaining A380 superjumbos on order, according to two industry sources.

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