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Carrefour boss rules out exiting more countries after China deal

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FILE PHOTO: A Carrefour logo is seen on a Carrefour Hypermarket store in Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Carrefour boss Alexandre Bompard said he had no plans to exit other countries after the French supermarket retailer agreed to sell a majority stake in its Chinese operations to electronics retailer Read More

Air Lease signs long-term lease placements for four Airbus jets

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FILE PHOTO: 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 PARIS (Reuters) – Air Lease Corporation said on Tuesday it had signed long-term lease placements for two new Airbus Read More

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off

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PARIS, France (Reuters) – Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker’s engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Read More

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker’s all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus Read More

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips. FILE PHOTO: A man stands at an Airbus trade pavilion at Read More

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing’s plans for a possible new mid-market jet. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters Read More

Airbus to launch new A321 with nearly 200 orders -sources

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PARIS, France (Reuters) – Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing’s plans for a possible new mid-market jet. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters Read More

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow: sources

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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/File Photo LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter Read More

Tear gas in Toulouse as Yellow Vests protests continue for 31st straight weekend

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Police in Toulouse, France, deployed tear gas and charged demonstrators, as Yellow Vests protesters took to the streets for the 31st consecutive weekend. It comes as the Elysee Palace pushes for a controversial reform package. Saturday saw crowds of protesters turn out all over France. The demonstrations in Toulouse were among the largest, with more Read More

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal

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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/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to “keep its eye on the ball” in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger Read More