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      Airbus’s aircraft deals exceed Boeing’s at Paris air show

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    1. June 18, 2015

      Airbus threatens to quit European drone project

      Tom Enders, Airbus chief executive, has threatened to pull out of Europe’s plan to develop a surveillance drone should...

    2. March 25, 2015

      Airbus speeds sale of Dassault Aviation stake to raise €1.64bn

      Airbus has raised €1.64bn from the accelerated sale of shares in Dassault Aviation, the family-controlled French group...

    3. February 27, 2015

      Airbus to increase short-haul aircraft production

      Airbus on Friday unveiled plans to increase production of its popular A320 short -haul passenger jet in response to...

    4. January 29, 2015

      Airbus shakes up management after problems with military aircraft

      Airbus is facing questions over possible new earnings charges on the European aerospace group’s troublesome A400M...

    5. January 28, 2015

      Airbus chief vows to shake up management after A400M problems

      Tom Enders, chief executive of Airbus, is preparing to shake up management at the aerospace group’s defence division as...

    6. December 10, 2014

      Double hit brings Airbus shares down to earth

      Airbus on Wednesday delivered a double dose of bad news, as it reined in earnings expectations for 2016 and postponed...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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,...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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