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 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.
China is expected to overtake the United States as the world’s largest aviation market in the next decade. The race to get ahead is fierce in an industry where only the sky is the limit.
The European aerospace group has reported a sharp fall in quarterly earnings on the back of problems in its supply chain which led to fewer-than-expected deliveries. A boost to production is needed to meet 2016 targets.
Airbus has delivered its 10,000th plane - something that few imagined as the first one entered service over 40 years ago. The company has gone from awkward European collaboration to market leader.
The European Union has decided to put up a fight over a WTO ruling that said plane maker Airbus had received illegal subsidies from several member states, thus putting US rival Boeing at a disadvantage.
French aircraft maker Airbus has attacked the Polish government for its handling of a failed helicopter deal. The row has caused a rise in diplomatic tensions between Paris and Warsaw.
French President Francois Hollande will not travel to Poland next Thursday for bilateral talks. Reports say France is reviewing defense ties with Warsaw following the scrapping of a multi-billion euro helicopter order.
The Polish government has cancelled talks with Airbus Helicopters on a multi-billion euro deal to buy military helicopters. The decision reopens the door to the helicopter makers that failed in the original tender.
A compliance panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has found European plane maker Airbus has kept receiving illegal subsidies from some EU member countries. The funding dealt a blow to US rival Boeing.
Three Vietnamese airlines have agreed to buy 40 jets from French plane maker Airbus for up to $6.5 billion. The deals were signed as French President Francois Hollande visited the country to drum up business ties.
The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into alleged fraud, bribery and corruption at the plane manufacturer. The charges are linked to work carried out by consultants.
European aviation giant Airbus has seen its second-quarter profit severely impacted by fresh charges for some troubled plane models. But the company insisted it was on track to meet its 2016 order target.
The New York Times has cited anonymous Egyptian officials as saying the doomed jetliner disintegrated in the sky. Previous evidence has suggested that a blaze broke out onboard over the Mediterranean.
Aircraft manufacturers have struggled so far at the biennial Farnborough air show to land massive deals with buyers. But there's still plenty to see, for shoppers and enthusiasts alike.
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