We could leave UK if no Brexit deal, warns Airbus

There are “urgent risks” to Airbus’ operations if the UK leaves the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, warned the plane-maker in a statement published on 21 June. Airbus, which makes aircraft wings at Broughton on the Wales-England border near Chester, warned that the UK leaving both the single market and customs union immediately next year and without any agreed transition “would lead to severe disruption and interruption of its UK ... [+]

Emirates orders more A380s

Emirates airline has signed a US$ 16 billion deal for 20 more Airbus A380 aircraft, with options for a further 16. The super-large planes will be delivered from 2020 onwards and bring Emirates’ commitment to the A380 programme to 178 aircraft, worth over US$ 60 billion. The announcement came days after ... [+]

Airbus extends KN contract

Plane-make Airbus has renewed its Lead Logistics Provider contract with Kuehne + Nagel until 2016. KN will continue to manage Airbus’ entire production logistics in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and China for all aircraft programmes.The forwarder has recently taken over tasks not directly related to Airbus’ core business such ... [+]

New Airbus delivers Philippines aid

A delivery flight of a new A330 aircraft has been pressed into used to send water sanitation equipment and food to help typhoon victims. Airbus and Philippine Airlines (PAL), in conjunction with Action Against Hunger, used the delivery flight of PAL’s brand new A330 aircraft to send 19 tonnes of ... [+]

Delivering more than just a plane

Airbus Corporate Foundation, Emirates Airline, and Action Against Hunger have signed a partnership today to use future A380 Emirates deliver y flights over the next few years to transport humanitarian support to the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot. The first goodwill flight, on 31 October, delivered 31 tonnes of food ... [+]

Etihad orders planes

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways announced firm orders for 56 new Boeing wide-body aircraft, 87 Airbus aircraft, plus purchase rights for a further 56 planes at the Dubai Air Show on 17 November. The deal includes one Boeing 777-200 freighter, one Airbus A330-200F freighter, 25 next-generation Boeing 777s, 30 787-10 Dreamliners, ... [+]

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