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December 21, 2018 9:01 PM Boeing heads for expected 2018 plane order victory over Airbus

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) looked poised to beat European arch-rival Airbus for aircraft orders in 2018 by a wide margin after clinching billions of dollars in new business from Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways and Saudi Arabia’s flyadeal. The world’s largest planemaker had already notched 690 net airplane orders through end-November, the last full month 108

December 15, 2018 2:59 PM Germany weighing new government jet after Buenos Aires debacle

BERLIN (Reuters) - It was a vivid illustration of the gap between Germany’s foreign policy ambitions and its real means: Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving late, on a scheduled flight, to a crucial summit of world leaders because the government jet had broken down. Stung by Merkel’s failure to make the beginning of the Buenos Aires G20 summit on Nov 30, Defence 83

December 11, 2018 10:03 PM Boeing needs a surge to hit year-end delivery goal

(Reuters) - Shares in Boeing Co (BA.N) slipped 2 percent on Tuesday after November deliveries suggested the world’s largest planemaker will need a surge in deliveries in December to hit its year-end targets, though it surpassed some analyst expectations. Boeing said it delivered 61 of its top-selling 737 single-aisle jetliners in November, above its monthly 96

December 11, 2018 7:34 AM U.S. fund Castlelake to buy planes from AirAsia in $800 million deal: sources

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. private investment firm Castlelake LP has struck a deal to buy a portfolio of about 30 narrowbody planes from AirAsia Group Bhd (AIRA.KL) for a total price of roughly $800 million, people familiar with the transaction said. The deal underscores the strong appetite of funds to invest in the global aircraft leasing sector, which 103

December 2, 2018 4:05 PM Woman worries about ‘Final Destination’ flight after she is only passenger on 144-seat plane

One of the nicest surprises of modern air travel is showing up to your flight to discover you have been upgraded to first class. But not many passengers show up to discover they’ve been upgraded to a private flight. When Latsamy McAdoo showed up to her Bangkok Airways flight from Bangkok to the island of Koh Samui, she was expecting a typical flight 90

November 26, 2018 2:57 PM Airbus hints at decision on proposed A321XLR jet next year

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - The incoming chief executive of Europe’s Airbus hinted on Monday at a decision next year on whether to launch the A321XLR, a longer-range version of its best-selling A321 single-aisle jet. Asked on the sidelines of a delivery ceremony in Toulouse whether Airbus planned to launch the proposed new variant, planemaking chief 95

November 21, 2018 1:30 PM Germany, France see initial contract for new fighter jet in early 2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and France said they will sign an initial contract with Airbus and France’s Dassault Aviation < for initial work on a next-generation fighter jet in early 2019, and expect next steps on a joint tank program by the end of 2018. The two countries cited what they called “significant progress” on a program to develop a new fighter 118

November 21, 2018 8:43 AM Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

RABAT (Reuters) - Arianespace on Wednesday launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying Morocco’s second earth observation satellite, the European launch company said. The satellite, named Mohammed VI-B, was developed by Thales Alenia Space and Airbus, Arianespace said in a statement on its website. It will be mainly used for mapping, land surveying 113

November 15, 2018 11:28 AM Airbus says Brexit deal is a welcome step but much work to do

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe’s biggest planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) welcomed the draft Brexit agreement between London and Brussels but said there needs to be more clarity to allow businesses to plan. “The announcement of a draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is a welcome first step forwards but there clearly remains much work to do,” said Chief Executive Tom Enders 63

October 22, 2018 10:15 PM San Diego-to-Maui flight diverts to Oakland, lands safely

OAKLAND, Calif. – A Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Diego to Maui diverted to Oakland, California, due to an engine problem and landed safely. Airline spokesman Alex DaSilva says Flight HA37 departed San Diego International Airport at 8:25 a.m. Monday en route to Kahului Airport when a cockpit light indicated a possible issue with one of the jet's 54