Etihad may downsize Airbus, Boeing jets ordered to focus on sustainable growth, says CEO

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways may cancel a billion-dollar aircraft order placed with Airbus, and Boeing’s chief executive said on Wednesday, although the airline had some time to make such a decision. The state-owned carrier, led by Tony Douglas, is restructuring under new management after a failed bid over the past decade to compete with major … Read more

Airbus, Jazeera Airways reach $3.3 billion aircraft deal

Airbus on Tuesday won its third deal at the Dubai Air Show, worth more than $3.3 billion, to sell 28 new aircraft to Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways. The European aircraft maker’s agreement includes 20 single-aisled A320neos and eight A321neos, which compete directly with Boeing’s 737 MAX, as well as the option to sell another five aircraft … Read more

Airbus, Jazeera Airways inked $3.3 billion plane deal

Airbus has won its third deal at the Dubai Air Show, announcing that it has received an order for 28 new aircraft and another option for five new aircraft from Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways in a deal worth about $3.3 billion. The European aircraft maker’s order, announced at an aviation show on Tuesday, includes 20 single-aisled … Read more

Tale of two companies: Airbus recovers as Boeing reels

The aviation industry is slowly recovering from last year’s Covid-induced slowdown, but European aircraft maker Airbus is taking a smoother ride than US rival Boeing, which has faced several crises. The world’s leading aerospace companies will seek new business as they take part in a five-day Dubai Air Show on Sunday, the industry’s first major … Read more