Whether cracks in the fuselage or overheating engines, the list of thorns in the side of Airbus is growing. That is driving profit down. It lost $400 million in the last quarter alone.
Long-haul carrier Emirates has purchased a new fleet of US-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners. The announcement came at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show amid heightened regional tensions with Qatar and Iran.
China's home-made C919 passenger jet has touched down safely after its first long-distance test flight. It brought the Asian nation one step closer to competing directly with aircraft giants Boeing and Airbus.
Investment group Indigo Partners has placed a historic order for hundreds of Airbus A320 jets at the Dubai Air Show. The deal looks set to shake up the low-cost industry and fuel the Boeing-Airbus rivalry.
European plane maker Airbus has inaugurated its first completion center in China. Analysts said the facility constituted a fresh asset of the manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing.
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