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Bombardier expects increased business jet deliveries to fuel turnaround

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) said on Thursday it expects to deliver 150 to 155 business aircraft next year, helping the Canadian maker of planes and trains meet an $18 billion revenue target for 2019. FILE PHOTO: A Bombardier logo is pictured during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Geneva Read More

Ryanair sidesteps unions by ramping up ultra-low-cost unit

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WARSAW/DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I) is ramping up a new subsidiary with weaker labor rights to better compete in eastern Europe, infuriating staff and unions by bypassing concessions granted during a year of industrial strife. FILE PHOTO: A Ryanair airplane taxis past two parked aircraft at Weeze Airport, near the German-Dutch border, during a strike Read More

Mother and baby killed in grizzly bear attack

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A mother and her 10-month-old baby have been killed in a grizzly bear attack in Canada. Valerie Theoret, 37, and her daughter Adele Roesholt died in the attack on Monday in a remote area of Yukon, a territory in the northwest of the country. Royal Canadian mounted police were contacted at around 3.45pm by Mrs Read More

Risky investment? Japan plans to buy 100 more problem-plagued F-35 fighter jets

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Japan is set to purchase 100 more F-35 stealth fighter jets from the US, despite the aircraft’s huge price tag and history of performance issues. The news comes after US President Trump urged Tokyo to buy more military equipment. Japan previously inked a deal for 42 jets, but has now reportedly signaled that it will Read More

Trapper in Canada finds wife & baby daughter slain by bear he just shot

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A dream sabbatical in the Canadian wilderness turned into a nightmare for a Canadian family, when a bear killed a woman and her baby girl not far from their cabin while the unsuspecting child’s father was walking a trapline. The tragedy happened on Monday in a remote area of Canada’s Yukon province, local media reported Read More

Airbus delivers first A330neo in Boeing 787 dogfight

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TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) delivered its first A330neo jet to TAP Portugal on Monday as it seeks to trump U.S. rival Boeing (BA.N) in the fiercely competitive battle at the lower end of the market for long-haul jets. The first A330neo commercial passenger aircraft for TAP Air Portugal airline is seen at Read More

Brexit race to stockpile pushes some of UK's aerospace suppliers to the brink

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BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – A race by aerospace giants Rolls-Royce (RR.L) and Airbus (AIR.PA) to stockpile parts before Brexit is pushing some small suppliers to breaking point. FILE PHOTO: Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines, designed specifically for the Airbus A350 family of aircraft, are seen on the assembly line at the Rolls Royce factory in Read More

Delta orders 10 A330neo in boost to Airbus' slow-selling jet

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PARIS/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) said on Friday it ordered 10 Airbus (AIR.PA) A330neo long-haul jets, becoming the first U.S. airline to operate the next-generation of Airbus aircraft and giving a boost to the slow-selling European model. Passengers check in at a counter of Delta Air Lines in Mexico City, Mexico, Read More

Sitting in the embers, Californians wonder: can Paradise be rebuilt?

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Lovingly placed statues of a family of deer still mark the entrance to Mare Reasons’ house in Paradise, California, but her woodland home was so thoroughly devoured in the state’s deadliest wildfire that only an iron bed and an antique stove remain intact above the rubble. FILE PHOTO: Ken’s Automotive Service Read More