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Airbus tails Boeing thanks to `best` Farnborough orders

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:41

Airbus has enjoyed its best ever Farnborough show in terms of orders, the head of the European planemaker said on Thursday, helping it close the gap on US rival Boeing.

AirAsia X inks deal to buy 50 Airbus planes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:45

The AirAsia group is one of Airbus's largest airline customers in the world, with 536 Airbus aircraft, excluding the new deal.

Airbus launches new A330neo jet at Farnborough

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:37

Airbus said the new A330neo would cut fuel consumption by 14 percent per seat, and that deliveries will start in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Germany's Lufthansa plans long-haul budget airline

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:41

Lufthansa says it's considering whether to do that alone or with a partner and is in advanced talks with Turkish Airlines.

Emirates finalises $56 billion order for 150 Boeing 777X planes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:54

The deal includes purchase rights for an additional 50 airplanes which, if exercised, could increase the value to about $75 billion at list prices.

China orders 123 Airbus helicopters

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:42

Three Chinese general aviation operators on Monday signed deals with Airbus Helicopters for purchasing 123 helicopters for general aviation purposes.

China, Germany in auto, aircraft deals as Merkel visits

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:38

Merkel toured a Volkswagen factory in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Sunday.

Ceremony on AI formal induction to Star Alliance on July 11

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 09:49

Ahead of joining the Star Alliance, Air India has virtually completed integration of its systems with that of the group.

Boeing outpaces Airbus in plane orders: Data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 20:53

US aerospace group Boeing left European rival Airbus in its slipstream when booking new plane orders in the first half of the year, figures released today by Airbus showed.

Etihad to start twice-daily flights to Bangalore, Chennai

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:43

The airline added that it will utilise new Airbus A320s. It has also been using larger wide-body aircraft on select routes since November 2013 on Airbus A330s.

PSLV-C23 launch: SPOT-7 can cover areas 10 times the size of France

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:35

French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7, which has been successfully launched into orbit today, June 30, by the Indian rocket, PSLV-C23, along with four other co-passenger foreign satellites, can cover an area of 10 times the size of France.

Airbus poised to revamp A330 with Rolls-Royce

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:51

Airbus is set to upgrade its A330 with engines provided exclusively by Rolls-Royce, setting the stage for a bitter new phase in a battle for wide-body jet orders with Boeing`s 787 Dreamliner, people familiar with the matter said.