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Lufthansa announces overhaul of budget carrier Eurowings

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Lufthansa on Monday announced a turnaround plan for Eurowings in which the budget carrier will focus on short-haul flights and seek a 15% cut in costs by 2022 in the hope of returning to profit. FILE PHOTO: The economy class section of an Airbus A340-300 of Eurowings, a low-cost airline and fully Read More

Lufthansa announces turnaround plan for budget unit Eurowings

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FILE PHOTO: The economy class section of an Airbus A340-300 of Eurowings, a low-cost airline and fully owned subsidiary of German Lufthansa Group, is photographed as Eurowings opens a new route from Duesseldorf to New York, in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay BERLIN (Reuters) – German carrier Lufthansa announced a turnaround plan for Read More

Airbus steals Paris Air Show with twice as many new plane orders than Boeing

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European aerospace company Airbus has dominated Le Bourget airfield as it easily outpaced US rival Boeing with the number of orders for its aircraft on the final day of trading at the Paris Air Show. The business program at one of the world’s largest aerospace-industry exhibitions closed on Thursday. Over the four days, Airbus secured Read More

JetBlue orders 13 Airbus A321XLR, 10 A220: sources

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FILE PHOTO: A JetBlue aircraft comes in to land at Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – JetBlue Airways plans to order 13 of Airbus’s newly launched A321XLR longer-range single-aisle jetliners as well as 10 more of the smaller A220, industry sources said on Thursday. Read More

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG’s surprise Boeing 737 MAX order

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at this week’s Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX. Airbus announced a new version of its best-selling A321 with close to 240 orders and commitments Read More

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG’s surprise Boeing narrow-body order

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG which stunned industry executives at this week’s Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 sits outside the hangar during a media tour of Read More

American Airlines snubs US planemaker Boeing for European rival Airbus

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The world’s largest air carrier, American Airlines, has become the first major US airline to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle A321XLR jets from Airbus as Boeing is tries to win back customers’ trust after two recent crashes. European aerospace giant Airbus announced the deal with American Airlines on its newly-launched narrowbody aircraft at the Paris Air Read More

Boeing in talks for more 737 MAX orders after IAG

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FILE PHOTO: Visitors talk on the Boeing stand during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Cointrin Airport in Geneva, Switzerland May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing is in talks with other airlines for sales of its grounded 737 MAX after receiving a letter of intent for 200 planes Read More

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing’s MAX sale

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways’ owner for rival Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet. Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, and Read More

Budapest Airport open again after damaged runway caused ‘chaos’ and delay of all flights

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Budapest Airport has re-opened after a damaged runway caused panic and chaos on Wednesday evening, prompting all flights to be delayed and the airport to be temporarily closed. Reports from local Hungarian media said many flights were diverted to Vienna and Bratislava. “Every flight delayed, no announcements, departure boards not working,” tweeted the Guardian’s Shaun Walker. At Read More