European shares closed lower on Wednesday, as investors reacted to fresh sanctions against Russia, big-name earnings and U.S. GDP.» Read More
Airbus announced it had won its first jet order from Japan Airlines on Monday, breaking into the last major aviation market dominated by rival Boeing.
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa announced its largest-ever aircraft order on Thursday, worth 14 billion euros ($19.0 billion).
EADS is opting out of bidding on some U.S. weapons programs as it adjusts to cuts in U.S. defense spending, and it expects flat to lower revenue in defense business in coming years.
The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.
Europe's EADS on Wednesday confirmed plans to reorganize in three divisions and change its name to Airbus, adopting the look and feel of its arch-rival Boeing in a bid to become more competitive.
European shares closed slightly lower on Friday after posting four days of successive gains, with weak data from the euro zone showing that its economic recovery still hangs in the balance.
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Boeing is a best-in-class stock with great management and competitive position, CNBC's Jim Cramer said.
European aerospace companies called on Europe to launch its own independent drone program to equip armies across the continent.
In the heated battle for leadership in commercial airplanes Boeing and Airbus believe they are positioned to have strong showings at the Paris Air Show.
U.K. aerospace giant BAE Systems must adjust its cost-base, according to newly appointed chairman, Roger Carr.
European shares pared losses to close at five-year highs on Tuesday, after influential hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC he is "definitely bullish" on stocks.
China's decision to ease a boycott of some $11 billion in Airbus jet orders followed a high-level appeal from the planemaker urging Beijing to recognize its support over a trade row with Europe.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday on worries about slowing growth and rumors of a credit downgrade for Germany curbing investor sentiment.
French media group Lagardere Tuesday said it has sold its entire 7.4% stake in European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co EADS through a private placement for 2.28 billion euros.
Airbus recaptured the aircraft industry's top spot in the first quarter as U.S. rival Boeing fell behind on orders and grappled with the grounding of its newest jet.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, shadowing losses on U.S. bourses after disappointing American data.
Airbus has landed the largest order of the year, and one of the largest of all-time, with a book value of almost $24 billion. The European plane maker will sell 234 of its A320 planes to Lion Air out of Indonesia.
Airbus sells 234 planes to Idonesian Lion Air, poaching one of Boeing's fastest growing customers.
Stocks soared for a second day to finish near session highs Wednesday, with the Dow within less than 100 points of an all-time closing high, boosted by upbeat earnings and economic reports and as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his support of the central bank's stimulus policy.