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.
An Airbus A380 has been quarantined on landing at JFK amid reports of several passengers on board exhibiting high temperatures. Disease control personnel were called to attend to the flight from Dubai.
More than 30 passengers on Indian carrier Jet Airways began bleeding from their ears and noses after the plane lost cabin pressure. The airline said the pilots had simply forgotten to flick the necessary switch.
After landing at Sochi International Airport, the plane crashed off the runway before catching fire, leaving dozens injured. No passengers were killed, but one of the first responders died of a heart attack at the scene.
US plane maker Boeing has announced it will take control of the commercial business unit of Brazil's Embraer. This will put the American aerospace giant in a position to compete in the market for smaller jets.
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