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Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, has begun talks with Airbus SAS on compensation for delays of the four A380 superjumbos it ordered, joining other airlines, including rival Emirates, that are seeking penalties from the aircraft maker...
 

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A top Airbus executive has said the planemaker has overcome its woes and expects to sell at least another 20 of its A380 superjumbos in 2007...
 

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Germany has pledged to fight against the country's Airbus plants being disproportionately hit by expected job cuts at the aircraft-maker...
 

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Airbus shelves a key decision on a major overhaul of the business, amid strife between its European partners...
 

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German and French leaders raise fears over the impact of job cuts at Airbus before a key summit on Friday...
 

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The US courier company UPS has threatened to cancel its order for ten Airbus A380s if there are any more delays...
 

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Airbus SAS's cost-cutting plan looks set to hit France worse than Germany with regard to job cuts at the world's largest commercial aircraft maker, said French President Jacques Chirac...
 

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The board of defence firm EADS approves an eagerly-awaited Airbus shake-up plan, which could trigger job cuts...
 

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Protests over mass job cuts take place for a second day at Airbus plants while future strike action remains possible...
 

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Airbus SAS will receive 100 million euros in extra government subsidies to develop composite materials for use in aircraft construction, French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin said...
 

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More Airbus workers go on strike in protest at the firm's restructuring plans, which include 10,000 job cuts...
 
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Lindsay Wilson said:
Despite record plane deliveries, Airbus posts a hefty loss for 2006, dragging down parent firm EADS...
This is ominous and goes along the lines of many of the past great aviation manufacturers.
 

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Struggling planemaker Airbus is set to get a boost with a major order for new planes from Russian carrier Aeroflot...
 

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Emirates, the largest customer for Airbus SAS's A380, said the superjumbo aircraft is still overweight, adding to operating costs, and that it will seek compensation from the European planemaker...
 

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Airbus SAS flew an A380 to Hong Kong, testing the readiness of Asia's busiest international airport for the world's largest commercial airplane...
 

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The former joint boss of Airbus parent firm EADS, Noel Forgeard, received a severance package of more than 8.5m euros ($US11.4bn)...

[I think the $US11.4bn might be a slight mistake, try $11.4mn]
 
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