Airbus to scrap A380 Superjumbo production by 2021
Airbus is scrapping its A380 double decker, marking the end of the jumbo jet era. Production of the plane maker’s flagship model will end by 2021 after a handful of remaining buyers including Emirates who received their last orders.
Qantas cancels order for 8 Airbus A380s
Qantas's cancellation of the A380 superjumbo jets is the latest blow to aeronautics company Airbus. A number of airlines have canceled or stalled orders in recent years, causing Airbus to question the A380's future.
Airbus jet delays likely after fire at German plant
The overnight blaze will almost certainly affect the assembly of all Airbus models, according to the factory's owner. The plant, in Augsburg, produces the fuselages for some 600 planes annually.
Airbus-Emirates deal to save A380 Jumbo is said to stall
Airbus's latest order for as many as 36 A380s is said to have stalled because of problems with the engines. It's a deal worth about $16B and was seen as a lifeline for the A380. Emirates is the biggest customer for the aircraft.
Epic Airbus-Boeing fight signals long U.S.-China trade spat ahead
For the better part of two decades, the U.S. and EU have battled at the World Trade Organization over aircraft makers Boeing Co. and Airbus SE. Now as America and China engage in a volley of tariffs, the inability of the U.S. and EU to resolve their dispute offers a key lesson for the burgeoning trade war:.
Airbus sees demand beyond Qantas for ultra-long range plane
Global airlines are increasingly aiming for ultra-long haul flights and Airbus SE said it expects more carriers to order planes that can fly from one end of the Earth to the other.
Airbus plans to put sleeping cabins in cargo holds by 2020
Airbus announced it plans to offer luxury sleeping cabins in the cargo holds of their A330 wide-body planes by 2020.