The time for talking is apparently over. The Bush administration
has taken its case about EU subsidies to Airbus to the World Trade
Organization, igniting what very well could be an aviation trade
No Surprises Here
Boeing Company issued the following statement in light of the
announcement that the United States has terminated the 1992 US
– European Union Agreement on Trade in Large Civil Aircraft
and requested formal consultations in the World Trade Organization
(WTO) to address the matter of subsidies paid by European
governments to Airbus Industries.
Another Commercial Flight Escorted, Diverted After Bomb
It started with an anonymous bomb threat phoned in to Lufthansa
shortly after flight LH686 left Frankfurt for Tel Aviv Tuesday.
Before it was over, the apparent hoax would force the aircraft to
divert and cause an international incident involving Germany,
Israel and Cyprus.