* MTU Aero Engines describes case for revamp as "challenging"
BERLIN/PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The business case for developing new engines for the Airbus A380 to boost sales of the world's largest airliner is "challenging," a partner in one of its engine suppliers said on Thursday.
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...
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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