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  • Rolls-Royce: Russia sanctions to hit 2015 profit Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 3:32 AM ET

    Rolls-Royce warned that it would not return to growth next year, as economic conditions have deteriorated.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 16- Germany should not be surprised if defence companies feel more welcome elsewhere considering the sector is treated like' smut' in Europe's biggest economy, Airbus Group Chief Executive Tom Enders told a German newspaper. On Tuesday, Enders told Reuters that Airbus was seriously considering basing new helicopter programmes in France rather...

  • *Provisional deal is Airbus's largest by number of planes. NEW DELHI/ PARIS, Oct 15- Indian budget airline IndiGo handed Airbus its biggest ever potential plane order on Wednesday-- but shares in the planemaker slid on fears that the global economic engine underpinning recent jet demand is stalling. But while then, shares in the Airbus parent group jumped 6 percent...

  • Levy was drafted in 2002 into the management team that revived the then telecoms-to-media conglomerate Vivendi. The 59- year-old, who began his career at France Telecom, spent a decade paring back Vivendi film, TV and Internet assets. "At Vivendi and at Thales, he didn't turn up with an entourage," said Capron, who was finance director at Vivendi during part of Levy's...

  • PARIS/ NEW YORK, Oct 15- Airbus has won permission for its twin-engined A350 to fly more than six hours on one engine in the event of a breakdown, a key approval that allows its new long-haul jet to fly almost any passenger route. The European Aviation Safety Agency granted the Airbus jet Extended Operations, known as ETOPS, of "beyond 180 minutes," but will allow pilots...

  • *Order would be Airbus's largest by number of planes. NEW DELHI/ PARIS, Oct 15- Indian budget airline IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 A320 planes from Airbus, a purchase that could be worth nearly $26 billion and rank as the largest single order of jets from the European planemaker. India's biggest airline is expanding aggressively as it seeks to win more market share in...

  • PARIS, Oct 15- Europe's Airbus has won European safety approval that would allow its new A350 long-haul passenger jet to fly almost any commercial route, sources familiar with the matter said. EASA and Airbus declined to comment. Reuters reported on Sept 30 that European regulators, having granted the main airworthiness or' type certificate' approval for...

  • *Order would be Airbus's largest by number of planes. NEW DELHI/ PARIS, Oct 15- Indian budget carrier IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 single-aisle A320neo aircraft from Airbus SA, the companies said on Wednesday, potentially marking the largest number of jets ever sold by the European planemaker in a single order. IndiGo has a fleet of 83 Airbus A320s and has ordered or...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 14- Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo is close to placing a large order worth billions of dollars for a variety of aircraft and could reach a decision as early as 2015, a senior aviation analyst and several industry sources said. IndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, could pick up a combination of regional planes that can seat up to 100...

  • BERLIN, Oct 10- Airbus took a step on Friday towards opening a second plant in China by signing a letter of intent with Chinese authorities to set up a cabin completion centre for its wide-body A330 jets. "We believe there is a big market for A330s, especially for domestic use in China because of airport congestion," Fabrice Bregier, chief executive of the main...

  • BERLIN, Oct 10- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on a visit to Germany on Friday that he was confident his country's economy would continue to grow at a "medium to high tempo", forecasting growth of about 7.5 percent this year despite turbulence in the world economy. Li told a joint news conference in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the global...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 9- German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse is set to unveil a wide-ranging cooperation with the Shanghai Stock Exchange, three sources familiar with the plans said on Thursday. An agreement setting out the arrangement could be signed as soon as Friday, along with other business deals that could involve European planemaker Airbus, when Chinese...

  • PARIS, Oct 3- French judges on Friday effectively suspended a trial involving allegations of insider trading in the shares of Airbus Group to allow a higher court to rule on whether the long-awaited procedure was constitutional. Seven current or former managers and two former industrial shareholders are accused of illegally selling shares in what was then...

  • PARIS, Oct 9- Transatlantic aero engine joint venture CFM International said on Thursday it had begun flight trials of its next-generation LEAP engine, stepping up a race for billions of dollars of jet engine sales in the coming years. The company, co-owned by General Electric and France's Safran, said in a statement it was on track to win safety approval for the...

  • *Deutsche Bank sees the euro falling to $0.95 by 2017. PARIS/ LONDON, Oct 8- The recent sharp slide in the euro and commodity prices is set to provide tailwind for European companies struggling against economic weakness, and soon break a streak of earnings downgrades that has already lasted 3-1/ 2 years. However, the euro's 10 percent drop in the past five months, and...

  • PARIS, Oct 7- Airbus Group on Tuesday sketched out the opening steps of a plan to unwind its 46 percent holding in Dassault Aviation, saying it was weighing the possibility of selling a 10 percent stake by placing it with financial institutions. "That provides an obvious route for a partial exit," Airbus Group's head of corporate communications Rainer Ohler said.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- The Federal Aviation Administration expects to issue safety approval for the newest jetliner from Europe's Airbus Group, the A350, by the end of this month, a spokesman said on Tuesday. "The FAA anticipates being able to issue the A350 type certificate during the latter part of October," the spokesman said by email in response to a Reuters query.

  • PARIS, Oct 7- Prosecutors in the Airbus insider trading case suffered another setback on Tuesday when a Paris court refused to accept the prosecution dossier, a move which could further delay one of France's most keenly awaited corporate trials. The trial, involving allegations of insider trading in the shares of Airbus Group, formerly known as EADS, had already...

  • PARIS, Oct 7- Prosecutors in the Airbus insider trading case suffered another setback on Tuesday when a Paris court rejected the prosecution dossier, a move which could delay one of France's most keenly awaited corporate trials by up to two years. Judges at the Paris criminal court ordered that the dossier should be sent back to investigating magistrates after...

  • Miners help European shares to end slightly higher Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    *Glencore "groundwork" for likely merger with Rio: report. Rio Tinto's American Depository Receipts were 7.4 percent higher after the European market close on a Bloomberg report, quoting people familiar with the situation, saying Glencore was laying the groundwork for a potential merger with Rio Tinto Group in 2015.. A Glencore spokesman said "we don't comment...