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Airbus sells longer-range A321s, sees quick end to Boeing crisis

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FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – The new sales chief at Europe’s Airbus hinted at orders for an unannounced new version of its A321 jet, while softening market rhetoric and predicting rival Boeing will emerge quickly from Read More

Japan’s Mitsubishi to join global airliner challenge to Boeing and Airbus

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The aviation unit of Japanese industrial giant Mitsubishi is planning to start deliveries of Japan’s first homegrown passenger plane since the 1960s as soon as next year. The 88-passenger jet has a flight range of about 2,000 miles, while a smaller variant can fly up to 76 people for about the same distance. The MRJ Read More

Honeywell assessing its role in Boeing’s next aircraft launch: CFO

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FILE PHOTO: A view of the corporate sign outside the Honeywell International Automation and Control Solutions manufacturing plant in Golden Valley, Minnesota, January 28, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Miller/File Photo (Reuters) – Honeywell International Inc is evaluating the revenue potential from supplying parts to Boeing’s next major aircraft program, which is likely to be finalized by late Read More

Grounded Jet Airways’ shares sink, rivals race to grab airport slots

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MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Jet Airways shares plunged on Thursday, battered by worries about whether the grounded Indian airline would fly again, while carriers such as SpiceJet rushed in to plug a supply gap in the wake of their rival’s demise. Once India’s largest private airline, Jet halted all flight operations indefinitely on Wednesday evening after Read More

Nuts, ketchup & bicycle pedals: EU targets US goods with retaliatory sanctions

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The EU has unveiled a wide-ranging list of US imports worth $20 billion which it could target in retaliation for a subsidy battle between rival European and American planemakers, Airbus and Boeing. The European Commission launched consultations on Wednesday as it issued the 11-page document listing US goods being considered for additional import duties. The Read More

U.S. handbags, shovels on $20 billion EU tariff list over Boeing

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Handbags, tractors, shovels and fish are part of an 11-page list of U.S. imports worth $20 billion that the European Union on Wednesday said it could hit with tariffs in a transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 10, 2019. Read More

Etihad Group CFO departs as carrier pursues turnaround plan

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(This April 16 story refiles to fix typo in paragraph 7) FILE PHOTO: Etihad Airways Airbus A320-200 is seen at the National Airport Minsk, Belarus April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko By Alexander Cornwell and Hadeel Al Sayegh DUBAI (Reuters) – Etihad Airways Group Chief Financial Officer Mark Powers has stepped down after roughly a year Read More

Grounded 6 times in 4 months: Berlin crash-landing is latest woe to strike German govt fleet

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A German government plane crash-landed in Berlin on Tuesday, blocking the runway and causing airport delays as a growing list of technical faults plagues the official fleet. The Luftwaffe’s Global 5000 jet reportedly experienced technical issues shortly after take off on Tuesday and had a traumatic landing at Berlin’s Schoenefeld airport. While no politicians were Read More

Rising fuel costs and seating surplus push Lufthansa into loss

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Lufthansa reported an operating loss of 336 million euros ($380 million) for the first three months of the year, hurt by rising fuel costs and excess capacity in Europe, sending its shares down on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A Lufthansa Airbus A321-100 airplane takes off from the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Read More