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  1. Exclusive: Emirates raps Airbus for A380 comment, dangles huge order


    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    (Reuters) - The head of Dubai-based airline Emirates has reacted angrily to a suggestion by Airbus that it might stop making its A380 superjumbo airliner, telling Reuters it could double its investment if the planemaker agreed to upgrade the A380 instead.

  2. Emirates raps Airbus over A380 gaffe, dangles huge order


    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    PARIS, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The head of Dubai's Emirates issued a furious reaction to a public suggestion by Airbus that it might discontinue the A380 superjumbo and told Reuters it was ready to invest massively in an upgraded version if the planemaker went ahead with it.

  3. Airbus A380 wing checks extended to entire fleet


    Wed, 8 Feb 2012

    KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) - European air safety officials extended checks for Airbus A380 wing cracks to the entire superjumbo fleet on Wednesday and said the widespread defects could pose a...

  4. More cracks found in Airbus A380 wings


    Thu, 19 Jan 2012

    PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus insisted its A380 superjumbo is safe to fly after another set of cracks was discovered in the wings of the world's largest jetliner , though an engineering union said it was...

  5. Solid Fourth Quarter for Hexcel


    Thu, 24 Jan 2008

    deliveries of commercial and business planes. With the Airbus A380 finally in production, the fourth quarter marked the first ..... platform. Hexcel's fortunes are more closely tied to Airbus as the firm has focused its production in Europe. Having

  6. Hexcel On Track to Expand Margins


    Tue, 24 Apr 2007

    higher long-term growth assumptions. Commercial aerospace sales growth was 6%, mostly because of the delays with the Airbus A380 . We expect stronger growth once the A380 gets back on track and Boeing increases its production rate for the 787. Hexcel

  7. Hexcel Tracking Our Expectations


    Fri, 27 Oct 2006

    aerospace sales, which increased 20% from the prior-year quarter. Revenue would have been even higher without the Airbus A380 delays, which resulted in some sales being pushed back. Industrial sales were down 14% because of declining ballistic

  8. Airbus Pushes A380 Back Again


    Wed, 11 Oct 2006

    Amidst a plethora of problems, the latest of which involves the installation of electrical wiring, Airbus announced last week that the first superjumbo A380 would not be delivered until October 2007 (now two years behind schedule). The plane-maker also slashed its delivery

  9. Goodrich Posts Solid 2Q


    Fri, 28 Jul 2006

    climbing 23%. Despite the buzz about Airbus A380 delays, Goodrich appears to be performing ..... backlog of orders. So far, the Airbus delays will result only in higher ..... critical products for both Boeing and Airbus ' next-generation planes. Margin

  10. Airbus Delays Hurt Hexcel Revenue


    Wed, 28 Jun 2006

    announced Tuesday that delays in Airbus A380 deliveries would pressure its commercial ..... of 2006 and first half of 2007. Airbus accounts for a significant portion ..... could lead to cancellations by some Airbus clients. We will monitor the situation

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