Business / Corporate Jun 11, 2019

Japan, France agree on aircraft parts partnership

The Japanese and French governments have agreed to strengthen private-sector partnerships for the production of engines, seats and other airplane equipment, informed sources said Monday. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the French Civil Aviation Authority will conclude a memorandum of cooperation at ...

Malpractice scandal deepens at IHI's jet-engine business

Business / Corporate Apr 6, 2019

Malpractice scandal deepens at IHI's jet-engine business

Jet-engine-maker IHI Corp., reprimanded last month by the government for improper maintenance work, has discovered more malpractice at two of its plants, people close to the matter said Saturday. Uncertified staff inspected parts for engines supplied to Boeing Co. and Airbus S.A.S., though the Tokyo-based ...