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VietJet to sign major Boeing deal during Trump-Kim summit: sources

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HANOI (Reuters) – Fast-growing Vietnamese budget airline VietJet Aviation JSC is expected to sign a major jet deal with Boeing Co on the sidelines of next week’s Trump-Kim summit, according to sources familiar with the matter. Boeing Co’s logo is seen above the front doors of its largest jetliner factory in Everett, Washington, U.S. January Read More

Magnificent seven: Top-notch Russian aircraft that may land in India’s shopping cart soon

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From the newest Su-35 fighter jet to the promising MS-21 airliner, Russia has much to offer New Delhi at India’s largest airshow where the sky’s the limit for firms plying their wares. Dozens of countries are showing off their best aviation technologies at the Aero India 2019 show which takes place in Bangalore. Russia’s exhibition Read More

U.S. carriers compete for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – The top three U.S. carriers announced bids for new slots at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport on Thursday as part of a push to increase daily nonstop flights to the Japanese capital ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond. FILE PHOTO: Passengers are seen in front of security check at the Tokyo Read More

Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet: sources

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus has begun lining up tentative orders for a longer-range version of its A321 jetliner, seeking to exploit signs of hesitation at arch-rival Boeing over whether to develop a new model in a hotly contested niche of the airplane market. A logo of Airbus is seen on a wall at Airbus headquarters Read More

Think of the billions! UK’s Hunt urges Germany to drop Saudi arms sales ban

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UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pleaded with his German counterpart to drop Berlin’s ban on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, fearing it will damage the bottom line of UK and European arms manufacturers. In a private letter to German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ahead of a trip to Berlin Wednesday, Hunt said he was Read More

Airbus says A320neo India deliveries back on track

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An Airbus A320neo aircraft is pictured during a news conference to announce a partnership between Airbus and Bombardier on the C Series aircraft programme, in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Bengaluru (Reuters) – European aircraft maker Airbus deliveries of its A320neo aircraft are back on track in India with fewer problems Read More

Finnish startup Varjo rolls out $5,995 VR headset

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The new VR-1 headset from Finnish startup Varjo. Courtesy Varjo/via REUTERS HELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) – Atomico-backed Finnish startup Varjo on Tuesday launched its top-of-the-range virtual reality headset, aiming to take VR technology to the aerospace and automotive sectors. The most widely known VR headsets such as HTC Vive or Facebook’s Oculus have so far mostly made Read More

Airbus warns of no-deal Brexit, says has spent tens of millions preparing

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A logo of Airbus is seen on a flag at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac, near Toulouse, France, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau LONDON (Reuters) – Airbus said on Sunday it would have to make “difficult decisions” about future investment if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal, adding it had already spent Read More

Fall in U.S. retail sales dampens world stock market rally

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The steepest decline in U.S. retail sales since 2009 in December halted a broad rally in world stock markets on Thursday and pushed investors into the safety of government bonds. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 13, 2019. Read More

Shares and oil at three-month highs but no love for euro

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LONDON (Reuters) – Optimism about U.S.-China trade talks and bumper earnings lifted European shares to a three-month high on Thursday, though news that Germany only dodged recession by the narrowest of margins left the euro feeling unloved. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 13, Read More