American Airlines cancels Airbus deal, orders 47 Dreamliners from Boeing
Apparently in line with President Donald Trump’s protectionist policy, American Airlines has cancelled a major deal with Airbus for 22 A350s, announcing it has instead purchased 47 787 Dreamliners from rivals Boeing in a deal valued at $12 billion. The airline said it had also reached an agreement with Airbus to “terminate its order” in…
Emirates airline, Airbus agree $16b deal to keep A380 production going
Emirates Airlines has struck a $16 billion deal with Airbus to buy 36 A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders. The company said it had placed firm orders for 20 of the double-decker aircraft with options for a further 16. Deliveries are scheduled to…
Turkey sinks Airbus jet to boost dive tourism
Turkish authorities have sunk an A300 Airbus jet off a resort on the Aegean Sea with the aim of boosting diving tourism in the region, reports said Sunday.