Airbus could sell 100 or more of its newly launched A330neo planes at this week's Farnborough International Airshow, CEO Tom Enders said.» Read More
*Green Mountain surges on deal with Coca-Cola. NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after a drop in applications for unemployment insurance boosted confidence in the economy, and as Disney's results overshot expectations.
Feb 6- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, a major supplier of components to Boeing Co and Airbus, reported a loss for the fourth quarter on charges tied mainly to the Boeing 787 program, sending its shares 19 percent lower. The Wichita, Kansas, maker of fuselage and wing systems also forecast 2014 earnings below the average analyst estimate.
Feb 6- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, a major supplier of components to Boeing Co and Airbus, reported a loss for the fourth quarter, partly due to a $546 million pre-tax charge related to its Boeing 787 program. Costs spiraled for Spirit, spun off from Boeing in 2005, when the company started supplying parts for business jets along with commercial planes.
SINGAPORE, Feb 6- Planemaker Airbus said on Thursday it had not been part of a visit by a French business delegation to Iran this week, the most senior French trade mission to the country in years. "Nobody from Airbus Group participated in the trip," Rainer Ohler, head of communications for the Airbus parent group, said.
Yet in the United States, a quadrupling of crude and jet fuel prices since 2003, coupled with the prolonged recession, has cut jet fuel consumption by around half a billion barrels per year compared with the previous trend.
FRANKFURT/ MILAN, Feb 6- A potential deal to buy a stake in troubled Italian airline Alitalia could be the biggest test yet for Abu Dhabi- based Etihad's strategy of using stakes in ailing airlines as an easy way to expand its global footprint.
Beverly Wyse, manger of Boeing's 737 program manager, told reporters the factory plans to step up production to 42 per month in the second quarter and may go to 52 per month in 2018 or 2019, but that the company was still studying the possibility.
DUBAI/ ANKARA, Feb 3- Iran welcomed the most senior French trade delegation in years on Monday, telling more than 100 executives that the farsighted among them stood to win the race for business following an easing of some economic sanctions.
DUBAI, Feb 3- A team of French entrepreneurs will meet Iranian business leaders on Monday on one of the biggest foreign trade missions to visit Tehran since the Islamic Republic won an easing of some economic sanctions. Our investors never entirely abandon Iran.
SINGAPORE/ PARIS, Jan 28- Vietnamese carrier VietJetAir said it would finalise a $9 billion order for up to 92 Airbus aircraft next month as it seeks to tap into Southeast Asia's fast growing low-cost market dominated by AirAsia Bhd and Lion Air.
SINGAPORE, Jan 28- Low-cost Vietnam airline, VietJetAir, is set to firm up part of a $9 billion order for up to 92 Airbus aircraft and will announce this at the Singapore Airshow in February, sources familiar with the situation said.
PARIS, Jan 27- French jobless claims rose a further 10,200 in December to hit a new record, dashing President Francois Hollande's hopes of keeping his pledge to start lowering unemployment by the end of 2013..
NEW DELHI, Jan 27- India lifted a landing ban on Airbus A380s on Monday, enabling carriers such as Singapore Airlines and Emirates to fly their superjumbos into the world's second-most populous nation.
DUBLIN, Jan 24- Crisis, what crisis? Despite new concerns over emerging markets that mounted on Friday, an annual gathering in Dublin this week attracted record numbers of lawyers, bankers and lessors who keep the $100 billion a year jetliner industry aloft with funding.
The president and CEO of Airbus has told CNBC that the planemaker will be back at the number one slot in terms of aircraft deliveries.
Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier hopes the European Central Bank (ECB) will advance its efforts to support the region's economy in 2014, he told CNBC.
European equities closed lower on Wednesday after a U.S. budget deal added to expectations the Fed will scale back stimulus soon.
European aerospace group EADS has announced plans to cut 5,800 jobs at its Airbus Defence and Space Unit by the end of 2016.
European equities closed higher on Monday after a negative start, boosted by strong trading on Wall Street, plus euro zone trade surplus data.
Dubai flag carrier Emirates will buy more Airbus A380 superjumbos, the airline's chairman said at the opening of the Dubai Airshow.