Airbus to open US jet production plant in a first
Airbus to open US jet production plant in a first

European jetmaker Airbus is taking its fight for a bigger market share to rival Boeing's backyard today, as it inaugurates its first production plant in the United States.

Airbus beats Boeing in orders in 2014, but delivers less planes

Airbus said Tuesday it beat Boeing with 1,456 net orders last year, but despite handing over a record 629 planes last year to airlines it is still trailing its US rival in deliveries of commercial passenger jets.

IndiGo to buy 250 Airbus A320neo for $25.5 billion

The agreement would be Airbus` largest order by number of aircraft, IndiGo said.

Airbus tails Boeing thanks to `best` Farnborough orders

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.

Airbus urges Berlin to unfreeze 600 mn euro loan payment

The first A350 XWB wide-bodied passenger jets are scheduled to be delivered by the end of next year. The next-generation plane carried out its first test flight in June.

Airbus CEO says politics in Japan influences aircraft orders

Airbus chief executive Fabrice Bregier said on Monday that politics in Japan can influence new aircraft purchases by the nation`s airlines.

Airbus chief eyes overtaking Boeing in production by 2018

Airbus chief Fabrice Bregier says the European planemaker will overtake its US rival Boeing to become the world`s biggest producer within four or five years, in an interview with a German Sunday newspaper.

Japan Airlines sign $9.5 bn deal with Airbus

Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed a contract to buy 31 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft worth USD 9.5 billion, the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced Monday.