Airbus Tries New Way To Build Planes

Airbus and Boeing are rethinking how they build jetliners. What's emerging is a middle path between outsourcing and the highly centralized production systems that preceded it.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Utilities getting left behind by transition to sun and wind power - Taipei Times Online
    ... roughly equals the wingspan of the largest airliner, the Airbus A380. ... whether they might leapfrog the fossil-fuel age and build clean grids
    09/17/2014 - 3:51 pm | View Link
  • Lufthansa Buys New Airbus Jets - Wall Street Journal
    The fleet should grow to seven Airbus A330-300s.Mr. Spohr said in July he would seek to build the new operation around Sun Express, a joint...
    09/17/2014 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Lufthansa Orders 25 More Airbus A320 Family Aircraft - RTTNews.com
    Lufthansa to order 25 new Airbus planes for $3.24 billion - Reuters UK
    09/17/2014 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Qatar Air Pities Lufthansa for Perennial Struggles With Unions - BusinessWeek
    Qatar Air Pities Lufthansa for Perennial Struggles With Unions - Bloomberg
    09/17/2014 - 7:35 am | View Link
  • Airbus Keeps A380 Production Rate Even With Scarce Orders - Bloomberg
    Airbus to keep A380 build rate as deals remain elusive - Chicago Daily Herald
    09/17/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
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  • BOC Aviation orders Boeing planes worth US$8.8B
    BOC Aviation, the leasing arm of Bank of China, has placed the biggest order in its 20-year history for 80 Boeing medium-haul passenger planes, weeks after lessor SMBC Aviation ordered 115 Airbus jets. Singapore-based BOC Aviation, one of the world’s leading lessors, said the order was for 50 Boeing 737 Max 8 planes and 30 Next Generation 737-800 aircraft, which will be delivered from 2016 to ...
    08/26/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Boeing, Airbus Get Nods at China Southern; Chinese-Built C919 Gets a Maybe
    China Southern this year flew its new Boeing 777 300ER into JFK and ordered 80 Airbus aircraft, while its chairman said maybe on Chinese-built aircraft. Click to view a price quote on BA . Click to research the Aerospace/Defense industry.
    08/13/2014 - 4:48 pm | View Link
  • Airbus A350 set to complete final tests, gear up for first deliveries
    London  – An Airbus Group NV A350 jetliner is poised to land at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening in Toulouse, France, marking the end of an intense 14-month phase of flight trials as the European plane maker prepares to hand over to airlines its rebuttal to the Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner. Airbus has promised investors it will start making a profit on the new jet in just a few years, after failing to do ...
    08/13/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Hexcel to build new composites plant for Airbus and CFM contracts
    Carbonfibre materials specialist Hexcel is to cement its relationship with Airbus via a $250 million investment in production and quality control facilities at Roussillon in France. The California-headquartered company was chosen in 2008 as exclusive ...
    09/30/2014 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • New Hexcel plant will supply carbon fiber for Airbus A350 XWB
    Carbon fiber from the site will go to Airbus and Safran Group for its CFM Leap engine. “The state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities that we will build demonstrate our commitment to technology expansion around the world to provide an efficient global ...
    09/30/2014 - 10:03 pm | View Link
  • Airbus to help build world's first supersonic business jet
    Airbus Group has signed an agreement with US firm Aerion Corporation to help develop the world’s first supersonic business jet. Aerion, who has been working on the 12-seater Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet concept since 2002, can expect Airbus to ...
    09/29/2014 - 9:10 pm | View Link
  • Emirates Gives Airbus 29 Billion Reasons To Build A New Superjumbo Jet
    Whoever said that the almighty wallet can conquer everything may have been right. Of the 139 Airbus A380 superjumbos that have been delivered over the past eight years, 52 are flying with Dubai's Emirates Airlines — with dozens more on order.
    09/24/2014 - 7:41 am | View Link
  • Emirates Gives Airbus 29 Billion Reasons To Build A New Superjumbo Jet
    An Emirates Airbus A380 at Munich Airport. Whoever said that the almighty wallet can conquer everything may have been right. Of the 139 Airbus A380 superjumbos that have been delivered over the past eight years, 52 are flying with Dubai’s Emirates ...
    09/23/2014 - 10:53 am | View Link
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    A380 winglet left in building. A380 wing hit building in Paris. The A380 winglet is left behind. Aerial shot from damaged wing. Photo by Reuters.
    10/1/2014 - 2:57 am | View Website
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    The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which ...
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