Boeing weighs 'mild to wild' design for pivotal midmarket jet

Jun 8, 2017

Boeing weighs 'mild to wild' design for pivotal midmarket jet

Boeing has looked at options “from mild to wild” for the design of a proposed mid-market jet, a senior executive said, hinting at a breakthrough that industry sources say will create building blocks for future models. Marketing Vice President Randy Tinseth said Boeing would ...

Dec 19, 2016

IranAir pares Airbus order, including 12 superjumbo A380s

IranAir has trimmed its planned order from Europe’s Airbus to 100 planes, partly by dropping superjumbo A380s, the flag carrier’s head said on Sunday, confirming an adjustment first reported by Reuters. “Although the nominal value of the contract for 118 Airbus planes had been ...

EgyptAir crash victims bore traces of explosives: Cairo

Dec 16, 2016

EgyptAir crash victims bore traces of explosives: Cairo

Traces of explosives have been found on victims’ remains from an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May killing all 66 people on board, Egypt’s aviation ministry said Thursday. An official investigative committee that made the discovery has referred the case to ...

Aug 8, 2016

Britain probing Airbus over allegations of bribery, fraud

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said on Sunday it had opened a criminal probe into Airbus Group, investigating allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption. “These allegations relate to irregularities concerning third party consultants,” the SFO said in a statement. The authority said it opened the ...