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  1. September 16, 2014

    Airbus to streamline defence and space division through disposals

    Airbus is streamlining its defence and space business in an attempt to boost profit margins hit by weak European military...

  2. July 14, 2014

    Airbus undercuts Boeing with A330 Neo price

    Airbus on Monday sought to calm fears of a damaging price war with Boeing after unveiling plans to attack the US group’s...

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  1. July 14, 2014

    Airbus unveils new version of A330 airliner

    Airbus on Monday sought to overturn Boeing’s dominance in long-range passenger jets as the European aerospace group revealed...

  2. June 16, 2014

    Airbus and Safran unite to keep Europe in space launchers race

    Airbus and Safran have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop launchers for satellites and other space vehicles in a...

  3. May 23, 2014

    Airbus warns of further defence industry job cuts in Germany

    Airbus chief executive Tom Enders has warned that Germany faces more defence industry job cuts and the risk of factories...

  4. May 13, 2014

    Airbus first-quarter orders and profits fall

    Airbus, the European aerospace group, reported that orders and profits dropped in the first quarter, and emphasised that its...

  5. March 7, 2014

    Airbus says revenue goal was ‘ambitious’

    Airbus has scaled back its ambitions to expand in the US defence market but insisted it can still compete for sales of...

  6. February 26, 2014

    Airbus to harness strong demand for short-haul passenger jets

    Airbus is to ramp up production of its small single-aisle aircraft and lift its dividend by a quarter amid strong demand for...

  7. January 2, 2014

    EADS changes name to Airbus

    EADS, the European aerospace and defence group created in 2000, on Thursday changed its name to Airbus. The name European...

  8. December 15, 2013

    Europe’s growing capabilities gap

    When arms salesmen bemoan low military spending, taxpayers are right to hold on tightly to their wallets. Defence bosses...

  9. December 12, 2013

    EADS / Airbus – up in the AIR

    The only way is up at EADS. Since the breakdown of its merger with BAE Systems in October last year, shares in the maker of...

  10. December 12, 2013

    EADS chief calls for EU drone budget

    Europe will have to buy its next fighter jet from the US or Asia if it does not invest in its own defence industry and allow...

  11. December 12, 2013

    EADS chief says civil wing will help group soar

    Things are looking good for Tom Enders right now. The chief executive of EADS has seen the European aerospace and defence...

  12. December 10, 2013

    EADS warns of compulsory redundancies

    EADS has warned that it may have to make up to 1,450 compulsory job cuts as it sheds 5,800 positions, sparking anger from...

  13. Business Blog

    December 9, 2013

    Why EADS will always have Paris

    EADS closes Paris: "Someday you'll understand ('Casablanca', AP Photo, Files) If corporate headquarters always have a...

  14. December 9, 2013

    EADS cuts jobs amid reduced defence spend

    EADS is to cut 5,800 jobs at its defence businesses and close sites in Paris, Munich, Spain and Britain as it tries to lift...

  15. December 8, 2013

    Unions gear up for fight over EADS’s defence arm shake-up

    When Tom Enders launched EADS’s €36bn tie-up with Britain’s BAE Systems last year it was meant to unshackle the pan-European...

  16. November 14, 2013

    EADS cuts cash flow guidance due to high costs of A350

    EADS on Thursday cut its cash flow guidance for 2013 because of higher costs on some of its flagship aircraft programmes and...

  17. October 28, 2013

    EADS plans to cull jobs and cut defence costs

    EADS is planning to cull jobs and slash costs as Europe’s biggest aerospace company restructures its defence business, which...

  18. September 16, 2013

    TCI hedge fund ups pressure on EADS over Dassault Aviation stake

    The activist hedge fund TCI has asked the board of EADS to transfer its €4bn stake in Dassault Aviation directly to...

  19. August 5, 2013

    Hedge fund challenge to EADS puts Paris on the spot

    When an activist hedge fund wrote to Tom Enders urging the EADS chief to sell the aerospace group’s big stake in Dassault...

  20. August 5, 2013

    EADS / Dassault: defensive manoeuvres

    Tom Enders must be sitting there muttering “Gee, thanks guys.” The chief executive of EADS needs no reminder that he is the...

  21. FT Alphaville

    August 5, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE This is worth reading – Joseph has posted the letter from TCI telling Tom Enders to...

  22. FT Alphaville

    August 5, 2013

    TCI vs... la France

    Worth reading — the letter from TCI telling Tom Enders to flog the EADS stake in Dassault Aviation. This would likely have...

  23. August 4, 2013

    TCI pushes EADS to ditch Dassault stake

    TCI, the activist hedge fund, has written to the chief executive of EADS to demand it sell one of its most sensitive assets...

  24. July 31, 2013

    Tom Enders drives strategy change at EADS

    Even the gardeners at EADS cannot escape the hyperactive management of Tom Enders, the former German paratrooper whose year...

  25. July 31, 2013

    EADS: catching the Airbus

    Bye bye, BAEADS. If Tom Enders, chief executive of EADS, buys BAE Systems one day, at least it will not create a monstrous...

  26. July 31, 2013

    EADS to be renamed Airbus in shake-up

    EADS is to rebrand itself as Airbus and merge its sensitive defence units in a move to streamline the pan-European aerospace...

  27. July 25, 2013

    EADS faces far-reaching shake-up

    EADS’ management is proposing a far-reaching restructuring of the European aerospace and defence group following the failure...

  28. June 18, 2013

    EADS leaves door open to BAE tie-up

    The head of EADS on Tuesday insisted that the European aerospace and defence group was on course to almost double its profit...

  29. June 16, 2013

    Malfunctions on 787 encourage cautious mood

    When reports emerged on January 7 of smoke coming from a compartment on a Boeing 787 passenger aircraft at Boston’s Logan...

  30. June 16, 2013

    EADS: Focus shifts to profits after failed deal with BAE

    His much-cherished deal crashed and burnt, but Tom Enders, chief executive of EADS, has subsequently secured far-reaching...

  31. June 14, 2013

    Airbus declares A350 maiden flight a success

    Airbus on Friday declared the maiden flight of its new passenger jet a success, as the company vowed to usurp Boeing’s...

  32. May 30, 2013

    Singapore Airlines orders 30 Airbus A350 jets

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) has ordered 30 of Airbus’s latest wide-body jets and looks set to buy a further 30 aircraft from...

  33. May 29, 2013

    EADS raises guidance for new orders

    EADS, parent of Airbus, raised its guidance for new orders this year by more than 100 passenger jets amid strong demand in...

  34. April 4, 2013

    Inside Business: EADS still faces tests

    Changes at EADS are coming thick and fast. But whether they are far-reaching enough to make Europe’s leading aerospace and...

  35. March 27, 2013

    EADS approves new share structure

    Shareholders in EADS, the aerospace and defence group that is the parent company of Airbus, have approved a radical change...

  36. March 27, 2013

    EADS: ready for take-off

    If Tom Enders ever decides to quit EADS, could somebody offer him a job in Brussels? Anyone who can persuade France and...

  37. March 12, 2013

    Fire riddle remains despite 787 all-clear

    When airport firefighters responded on January 7 to reports of smoke coming from the electrical compartment of a Japan...

  38. March 7, 2013

    EADS cautions on tech lessons

    The chief executive of EADS, the European aerospace and defence group, has called for the industry to learn lessons from the...

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