Lacking the success desired, European airplane maker Airbus might pull the plug on the A380. The superjumbo was supposed to revolutionize air travel, but airlines did not take well to the oversize plane.
A rocket carrying an observation satellite into space developed an "anomaly" and failed minutes after takeoff from South America. The European launch company Arianespace apologized for losing the payload.
The spat involving the world's biggest aircraft makers is in focus with the US proposing more tariffs on EU goods. DW takes a look at the nearly 15-year-old case that has seen the two allies duel over aircraft subsidies.
Amid its MAX crisis, US planemaker Boeing has scaled back its presence at this week's aviation show. This gives a chance for European aerospace giant Airbus' new aircraft to steal a march against their US rival.
Emirates is considering switching some — or even all — of its order for the four-engine superjumbo jet. Without the Emirates deal, the iconic Airbus A380 has no future, according to analysts.
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