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.
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.
The aircraft manufacturer has reduced its forecast for A380 deliveries to avoid a production glut. But the company's chief executive appeared optimistic, saying the four-engine jet "is here to stay."
Order backlogs, Brexit concerns, slowing demand in Asia - pressure on the aircraft industry is mounting. And yet the two biggest players came out with big deals and high hopes at the sector's key trade show.
The world's biggest air show has kicked off in England on Monday amid pressure on the industry's leaders to juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand and record production plans.
Brussels is to grant Iran's flag carrier more access to the European market after it passed a new safety assessment. Most of the airline's jets were banned from the EU's skies in 2010.
The voice recorder should tell investigators what went on inside the cockpit before the crash. Search teams are still looking for the other so-called black box, containing flight data information.
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