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Airbus confirmed Wednesday that it plans to spin off several manufacturing sites and shed about 10,000 jobs as part of a long-awaited restructuring plan, union officials said. Workers staged stoppages to protest the cuts.
Airbus said Monday it postponed a news conference at which it had been expected to announce its long-awaited restructuring strategy.
Aeroports de Paris, the operator of the French capital's Charles de Gaulle airport, said Wednesday that full-year revenue rose 8.1% as the company benefited from rising passenger numbers.
Defense electronic systems company Thales said Wednesday its revenue was almost unchanged at 10.264 billion euros ($13.37 billion) last year from 10.263 billion euros in 2005, blaming a poor performance of its naval division, currency effects and divestments.
DaimlerChrysler could announce the transfer of shares in European aerospace group EADS to a financial consortium as soon as Friday, industry sources said.
Northrop Grumman and its Franco-German partner EADS will bid against Boeing in a $40 billion U.S. competition for new aerial refueling tankers, Northrop announced today.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.