Due to the increased sale of Airbus superjumbo A380, the company's earnings rose to 1.6% last year. The aircraft maker is hoping another boost in its earnings this year because of the overwhelming order bookings from different countries.
Airbus just can't get enough of its overflowing orders. The aircraft maker needs to have a double time production to meet its deadline for delivery and to cater other orders from other countries. Spring Air, one of the clients, ordered 60 Airbus A320neos and wants more. It asked Airbus to make more aircraft as China needs them.
Rolls-Royce halved its dividend payment to shareholders this year. However, many were relieved to get a dividend amount itself, especially since the company had issued five profit warnings in two years. Despite a fall in profit by 12%, the company shares jumped 13%.
Airbus partnered with Uber to provide on-demand helicopter rides to people using its H125 and H130 choppers.
After the cancellation of short-term credit facility from Citigroup, South African Airways is in the process of getting guarantee support from the government. South African Airways has had seven CEOs during the past three years. The National Treasury is exploring ways to restore financial support to the airline and will restructure the board as well.
American billionaire, Robert Bass, established Aerion in 2004. The company with engineering support from Airbus will formally launch the AS2 program next year. Currently, the Reno,based company is searching for manufacturing facility to start building its Aerion supersonic jet. This will become new supersonic jet after Concorde retirement in 2003.
Quebec is reacting positively to its decision of supporting Bombardier Inc with $1-billion lifeline. Quebec says its decision wouldn't attract any trade dispute from the competitors of Canadian airline.
China revealed their first owned passenger plane manufactured by a Chinese initiative to compete with the leading global aircraft manufacturers for the largest passenger jetliners in Aviation market. Though, China is also among the mammoths in Aviation industry, the state still depends on Boeing and Airbus aircraft.
This week, a surprising airline news claims that Airbus has expressed its interest in hiring newly arrived refugees in Germany. According to Airbus CEO, Tom Enders the refugees could work in the airline's facilities for a different wage rate.
The ongoing talks between Airbus and Bombardier have ended incomplete as the former called off discussions soon after they became public.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies had agreed to work with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and engineering design company, Aecom, to build Elon Musk's vision; the Hyperloop tube.
Media reports on Sunday reveal Iran's plans to buy up to 300 units of Boeing and Airbus planes to replace its antiquated fleet by purchasing at least 90 planes annually. An official of Iran's civil aviation agency projected that Iran would need between 400 and 500 planes in the next ten years.
With recent milestones in space exploration, including this month's flyby of the New Horizons spacecraft of Pluto, one may wonder whether man has reached the end of planetary exploration.
Airbus (AIR.PA) signed an agreement on Thursday to set up its second plant on Chinese soil in a deal that the European planemaker hopes will lead to lucrative new plane orders.
India's biggest airline IndiGo is set to file a prospectus next week for a domestic stock market listing, which is expected to raise as much as $400 million, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.