Airbus was formed out of a consolidation of several European defense and aerospace companies.
The firm, based in Toulouse, France, produces several popular passenger and military aircraft, including the world's largest jetliner, the A380.
The 12-passenger jet was thrown into a freefall over the Arabian Sea due to so-called "wake turbulence" from an Airbus A380. The January incident which only become public recently left one passenger seriously hurt.
Airbus has unveiled a conceptual flying car called Pop.Up, showcasing its futuristic vision of how to fly over crowded city streets. Mathias Thomsen, Airbus' manager of urban air mobility, talks to DW about the project.
It all looks very futuristic. Aircraft maker Airbus and the Italian auto-designer Italdesign have joined forces to create a new flying car concept called Pop.Up. Will it ever happen? What do you think?
The Airbus chief executive has said the company's troubled military aircraft program could cost the European aerospace firm billions of euros extra unless its customers agree to reduce damages for delays.
European aircraft producer Airbus has logged a drop in earnings for 2016 as the company struggled to offset losses due its A400M military plane costs. The company's outlook is cautiously optimistic.
Austria's Defense Ministry accuses the European aerospace giant of willful deception and fraud linked to a multi-billion-euro order for Eurofighter jets, following a probe that allegedly unveiled massive corruption.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's visit to Lithuania was going according to plan until her Airbus A400M broke down on the tarmac. The incident is the latest blow to a costly and delayed Airbus project.
The first of 100 Airbus planes bought by Tehran after sanctions were lifted by the West has arrived in Iran. Despite billions worth of contracts, opposition remains to the controversial deal that opened trade ties.
European plane maker Airbus has logged a new delivery record for its commercial aircraft segment - not enough, though, to beat US rival Boeing. Airbus said it stood ready to ramp up its production in the future.
Airbus signed a contract to sell 100 aircraft to Iran Air nearly one year after sanctions against Iran were lifted. The deal comes after Iran bought 80 planes from Airbus rival Boeing.
Belgrade appears eager to enhance its military relationship with Moscow, even though it is also seeking EU membership. For Moscow's part, Russia also appears eager to deepen its relationsip with a long-time ally.
A flight from the US to Germany made an emergency landing in New York after the German airline Lufthansa received a threatening phone call. Authorities evacuated the Airbus A380 which was carrying more than 500 people.
Iran says it's buying 80 Boeing planes in its first such deal for its national carrier since the 1979 Islamic revolution. Washington eased sanctions in January under a nuclear deal condemned by President-elect Trump.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that a tax break from Washington state to help Boeing develop its new 777X jetliner was a prohibited subsidy - a victory for Airbus and EU regulators.
The Obama administration has approved the sale of 106 Airbus planes to Iran. But the move rests on precarious ground as US President-elect Donald Trump is likely to overturn it when he takes charge in January.
Chinese and Russian aircraft corporations have provided more details on their plan to develop a long-haul wide-bodied jet. The move came as the two nations seek to challenge Western rivals Boeing and Airbus.
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