The Airbus A380 is going to be late... about six months late.
That's the word from the factory and it sent some of the airlines
which have already ordered the behemoth passenger jet into angry
fits. Some of them want compensation for the delay.
Europeans File Promised WTO Countersuit Over Subsidies
One day after the US filed its World Trade Organization lawsuit
against the European Union over subsidies paid by EU governments to
Airbus, the Europeans struck back, accusing local US governments of
spending even more money on Boeing.
Airline Scales Back Service To ICT In Subsidy War With
How's that line go? "It's always the innocents who
That seems to be the case in Wichita, where, embroiled in a battle
over city subsidies to AirTran, Delta Airlines is cutting back on
Called to the stand in the case of two company pilots accused of
operating an aircraft drunk, an America West executive and veteran
pilot himself testified the airmen were indeed operating the
aircraft -- even though they were being pushed back from the gate
when they were stopped and arrested.
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announced Tuesday that the airline
has increased its firm orders for the 787 Dreamliner to 10
airplanes by exercising purchase rights obtained with its initial
order announced Feb 4th.