EU moves ahead with tariffs on US but hopes for Biden change
Trade action traded between US and EU over support for aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.
Hundreds of Quebec aerospace workers to be laid off
Airbus is waiting for “clear visibility” while Pratt & Whitney is resounding to pressure on the order book.
Air Canada signs two Quebec aircraft maintenance deals, subject to Transat deal
The airline has signed agreements with AAR and Avianor for several Airbus models
Bombardier sells C Series stake for $591M, now out of commercial aviation
Transferred shares to Airbus SE and the Quebec government in a move to emerge from more than $9 billion in debt.
Airbus nears settlements with US, UK, France over fraud, bribery cases
Details of how much it could pay to settle the cases were not released, but it could reach billions of euros.
Bombardier expects to fall short of guidance, reassessing Airbus deal
Expects consolidated revenue of about $15.8 billion, short of expected $16.5 billion to $17 billion.
Airbus to expand production at plant on US Gulf Coast
As part of a plan to build 63 aircraft in its A320 family of planes per month, Airbus will increase to seven airplanes monthly by early next year.
European Union fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus: WTO
Panel found that the EU had not taken sufficient steps to end harm to Boeing.
Military facing delay in delivery of new search and rescue plane
Problem revolves around exactly which details Airbus needs to include in the documents.
Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs
Tariffs on US$7.5 billion on a range of European goods were approved by the World Trade Organization as compensation for illegal EU subsidies to Airbus.
US tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft
WTO ruled the US could retaliate over illegal aid that the 28-country EU gave to Airbus.
US cleared to slap US$7.5B in tariffs on EU over Airbus case
Tariffs can take effect no earlier than mid-October because a key WTO panel needs to formally sign off on them first.
France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus Boeing dispute
Europe is bracing for possible US sanctions over the plane subsidy issue.
Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post crash drought
Says it’s in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the jet.
From jets to cheese: US wants to put new tariffs on EU [UPDATED]
Suggests a breakdown in talks with the European Union over trade.
NRC and Airbus collaborate on improving air passenger experience
Data will help researchers identify low-cost, high-return changes that can be applied early in the aircraft design process.
Bell Helicopter to pay $1.5M in damages to Airbus in patent fight
Court ruling includes $1 million in punitive damages and $500,000 in compensatory damages tied to patent for Moustache landing gear.
Airbus CEO warns it could leave UK in event of no-deal Brexit [UPDATED]
“Please don’t listen to the Brexiteers’ madness which asserts that, because we have huge plants here, we will not move and we will always be here,” Tom Enders said. “They are wrong.”
Airbus starts work on A220 assembly line six months after Bombardier sold jetliner
Plant construction complete or not, production of the narrow-body aircraft is to start in the third quarter.
Airbus open to a fighter plane assembly plant in Quebec ahead of federal bids
Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Saab are all in the running alongside Airbus for the federal contract.
Airbus delivers A220 jet to Delta, hoping to bring venture back to black
European plane-maker aims to cut supply costs in order to restore the program to profitability.
NRC and Airbus renew research and technology agreement
The deal enhances the aerospace giant’s relationship with Canadian research.
Airbus renames C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220
The name change comes after Airbus officially took a majority stake in the C Series program July 1.
Embraer joint venture with Boeing could be tough on Bombardier: analysts
Boeing will own 80%, Embraer 20%; the $4.75 billion deal, expected to close toward the end of 2019.
C Series orders and name change on the horizon: Airbus CEO
Says the main focus will be to sell the planes and drastically reduce production costs.
Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1
Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.
EU still providing illegal subsidies to Airbus: WTO
Panel found French aerospace giant hasn’t been in compliance with some of the trade body’s rules since 2011
Air Canada supports aerospace mergers if benefits of competition remain alive
Airbus’s has majority control of the Bombardier C Series program; Boeing is in talks to join forces with Brazil’s Embraer.
Bombardier union optimistic about C Series contract renewal under Airbus
Reassured because there’s already a fairly strong union culture in both France and Canada.
Airbus wants to make C Series profitable by lowering supplier prices
Will sell the planes first, then focus on volume to successfully reduce costs.
Bombardier workers vote in favour of reciprocity agreement with Airbus
Ensures workers who switch to the CSeries partnership, and vice-versa, will not lose their pensions and will keep most of their seniority benefits.
Bombardier to supply Airbus’s A320neo engine nacelle program
Will develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser for the Pratt & Whitney powered aircraft.