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19 Jun
The United States and the European Union held intensive talks aimed at resolving a trade dispute over subsidies to aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing, which dates back to 2004. The top trade representatives from both sides met on Monday, ahead of US President Joe Biden's summit with the leaders of EU institutions on Tuesday. Also today, the UK and Australia reached agreement on a new trade deal, a milestone for post-Brexit Britain.
1 Jun 2020
Some 19 hours after blast-off from Florida, the capsule built by Elon Musk's private space firm has arrived at its destination. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will spend up to four months on the ISS.
25 Jul 2019
Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense equity research analyst at Jefferies, examines second-quarter results from Boeing Co.
10 Sep 2018
A British energy entrepreneur and one-time Formula 1 racing team owner is entering the race to build new inter-city "flying taxi" services that tap recent aerospace advances while steering clear of more fanciful blue-sky visions touted by tech-focused rivals.
1 May 2017
Frost & Sullivan Director of Aerospace Diogenis Papiomytis discusses his outlook for Middle Eastern airlines.

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