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Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Published 19/11/2017

An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, takes part in flying display, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France [more…]

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] believes Airbus (AIR.PA) can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 program. [more…]

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has the flexibility to order more Boeing (BA.N) 787s under the same commercial terms as its deal announced on Sunday, the airline's president Tim Clark said on Tuesday. [more…]

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Published 10/11/2017

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week's Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. [more…]

Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

Published 10/11/2017

Iran provided the capability for ballistic missile attacks launched from Yemen, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Friday. [more…]

Elbit Systems says innovation key to crowded drone market

Elbit Systems says innovation key to crowded drone market

Published 23/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems is seen at their offices in Haifa, Israel February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd (ESLT.TA), (ESLT.O) is moving quickly to innovate and maintain its edge in a global market in which it faces increasing competition from China, France, Turkey and others.

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Exclusive: Lockheed says U.S. may take `fresh look` at its India F-16 plan

Exclusive: Lockheed says U.S. may take `fresh look` at its India F-16 plan

Published 09/02/2017

A U.S. Lockheed Martin F-16 flies during an air display at the Farnborough International Air Show, Hampshire, July 19, 2004. REUTERS/Toby Melville

U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) wants to push ahead with plans to move production of its F-16 combat jets to India, but understands President Donald Trump's administration may want to take a "fresh look" at the proposal.

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Airbus bags Asian deals as Farnborough struggles to take off

Airbus bags Asian deals as Farnborough struggles to take off

Published 13/07/2016

FARNBOROUGH, England Airbus (AIR.PA) bagged deals worth $20 billion to seize the initiative at a rain-soaked Farnborough Airshow on Tuesday, but industry executives said the [more…]

Airbus cuts A380 delivery target to avoid glut

Airbus cuts A380 delivery target to avoid glut

Published 13/07/2016

FARNBOROUGH, England Europe's Airbus on Tuesday cut the delivery target for its A380 superjumbo to 12 a year from 2018, down from 27 in 2015 [more…]