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.
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Ryanair's chief executive has said the airline could suffer losses if Boeing's embattled 737 MAX planes don't become operational by November. The jets have remained grounded since an Ethiopian Airlines crash in March.
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Boeing has seen a sharp fall in deliveries as its best-selling MAX jets remain grounded following two fatal crashes. The US plane maker has not reported any new orders for the MAX planes for three months on the trot.
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.
A new "potential risk" has been discovered that will keep the US plane-maker's model grounded. The 737 MAX has crashed twice since October last year.
German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The air force said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week.
The 53rd Paris Air Show is taking place this week in the French capital, the largest air show and aerospace industry exhibition event of its kind. The event comes during a turbulent period in global aviation.
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The A321XLR will fly long-haul at much lower capacities than its discontinued A380. The European company has made the most of Boeing's scaled back presence at the aviation industry showpiece.
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.
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European aviation giant Airbus marked its 50th birthday on Wednesday with a private flypast for employees at its Toulouse base. The fully intergrated company now has a market capitalization of €66 billion ($75 billion).
The EU has unveiled a list of US imports that could face tariffs in a transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute. It's a response to a 7 page US list. The dispute at the World Trade Organization has rumbled on for 15 years
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