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Fuji Heavy, which makes Subaru cars, will likely spend more than 10 billion yen to construct the factory at the same site in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, where it assembles wing boxes for Boeing's 777 jets and its carbon composite 787 Dreamliner, the business daily said.
Wireless Internet access in the sky is taking off, promising better connections for travelers and a bonanza for companies that sell the systems.
NEW YORK/ HAMBURG, April 14- Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems.
BRUSSELS, April 11- Five European countries interested in buying eight to 10 military refuelling and transport planes have asked for information on products and pricing from Airbus and Boeing, a European defence official said on Friday.
*Boeing, Airbus to benefit from low cost carriers boom. BEIJING, April 10- The chairman of Spring Airlines requires his employees to use both sides of a sheet of paper before throwing it away and even removed most of the bulbs lighting the corridor to his office- all part of his quest to save money.
April 9- Searchers have time and tide against them as they narrow the hunt for a missing Malaysian Airlines jet using final "pings" from flight recorders soon to fall silent.
PARIS, April 8- Things are changing in France's business world. But if you think that signals the end of the Gallic sneer at "Anglo-Saxon" ways- the free-market bent of the Americans and British- last week's promotion to economy minister for the interventionist Arnaud Montebourg is a reminder that laissez-faire government remains, in France, a linguistic irony.
WASHINGTON/ PARIS, April 4- Boeing Co, the world's biggest airplane maker, and engine maker General Electric Co said on Friday they had received licenses from the U.S. Treasury Department to export certain spare parts for commercial aircraft to Iran under a temporary sanctions relief deal that began in January.
PARIS, April 4- Airbus dropped behind U.S. rival Boeing in the race for new airplane deals in the first quarter after a pair of wide-body order cancellations, while Boeing finalised a major Canadian sale, company data showed on Friday.
WASHINGTON, April 3- Delta Air Lines is looking at buying as many as 50 wide-body jets, the airline said on Thursday, opening a contest between Airbus and Boeing Co for business worth well over $10 billion at list prices.
April 2- Belgium's Materialise NV, which provides 3 D printing software to industrial manufacturers and medical equipment makers, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares.
*Trade deficit stands at about 61 bln euros. PARIS, April 2- French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who has stood out in an otherwise unpopular government for his firm handling of international crises, is to take on responsibility for improving the country's weak trade performance, diplomatic sources said.
FRANKFURT, March 31- Some of the yield-hungry investors pouring money into the financing of aeroplanes are likely to make losses, as they have pushed interest rates down to levels that sometimes do not reflect the risks, a leading lender to the sector forecast.
Avolon, which is backed by private equity firms Cinven Ltd, CVC Capital Partners Ltd and Oak Hill Capital Partners, as well as Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, has been interviewing investment banks in the last few weeks to hire underwriters for an IPO, the sources said on Thursday.
DOHA, March 27- Qatar announced contracts worth about $23 billion on Thursday to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing Co, Airbus and other arms makers as the Gulf state accelerates its military build-up. The weapons purchases include large deals with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and others.
*Boeing gets contract for 24 Apache attack helicopters. DOHA, March 27- Qatar announced contracts worth about $23 billion on Thursday to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing Co, Airbus and other arms makers as the Gulf state accelerates its military build-up.
*Also orders 14 Dreamliners, 30 single-aisle Airbus jets. March 27- ANA Holdings Inc restored Boeing Co's momentum in a Japanese market it has long dominated by ordering 20 new generation 777 X wide-body jets after a stinging defection by Japan Airlines Co last year to rival Airbus Group NV.
TOKYO, March 27- Japan's ANA placed its biggest ever order of 70 new planes, including 20 Boeing 777-9 X wide-body jets in a move bringing relief to the U.S. planemaker which lost a major Japan Airlines order to rival Airbus last year.
PARIS, March 26- China signed a new 10- year accord on Wednesday allowing Airbus to assemble A320 planes on its soil until 2025 and unblocked orders for larger jets worth more than $6 billion, restoring ties after a row with Europe over aircraft emissions.
PARIS, March 26- China's President Xi Jinping and French counterpart Francois Hollande oversaw the signing of a series of industrial co-operation deals and multi-billion dollar aircraft sales in Paris on Wednesday, the business highlights of a Chinese state visit.