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# airbus - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Aircraft maker Airbus warns of 'gravest crisis' as it says it will cut 15,000 jobs

The main cuts are set to come at the company’s French and German sites.

# airbus - Friday 18 October, 2019

Irish butter, cheese and liqueurs among European goods hit with US tariffs

The US imposed duties on $7.5 billion worth of European goods due to the longstanding argument that Airbus receives unfair government subsidies.

# airbus - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish butter, cheese and pork among European goods hit with new US tariffs

Hundreds of EU products will be subjected to new 25% tariffs.

# airbus - Friday 13 September, 2019

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.

# airbus - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Airbus announces it will stop producing A380, the world's largest passenger airliner

The airliner, which has been in operation for more than a decade, will cease deliveries in 2021.

# airbus - Friday 12 October, 2018

World's longest non-stop flight touches down in New York

The flight from Singapore spent more than 17 hours in the air.

# airbus - Friday 22 June, 2018

BMW joins Airbus in warning about the consequences of Brexit uncertainty

Airbus said that it could pull out of the UK if there’s a “no deal” Brexit.

# airbus - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Fancy a bed in the cargo hold? Airbus is planning to transform lower-decks into sleeping quarters Cloud Nine This post contains videos

# airbus - Monday 29 August, 2016

Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA

They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.

# airbus - Saturday 21 May, 2016

The world's first 3-D printed motorbike has taken its bow

The Light Rider is designed by Airbus and weighs just 77 pounds.

# airbus - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Reports: Sinai plane black box shows emergency 'took crew by surprise'

The Egyptian president made the claim.

# airbus - Monday 2 November, 2015

# airbus - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

# airbus - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Four dead, two seriously injured in Spanish military cargo plane crash

The incident took place near Seville.

# airbus - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash

All 150 people on board are feared dead.

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# airbus - Saturday 27 September, 2014

This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week

The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.

# airbus - Friday 18 July, 2014

# airbus - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Airbus patents new "moped-style" aeroplane seats

They look really, really uncomfortable.

# airbus - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here's how aeroplanes are tested to go into -40 degree temperatures

This is why even if you crash land in the Tundra, you can enjoy movies on demand.

# airbus - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches

The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.

# airbus - Monday 16 September, 2013

FlightFest: More of YOUR fantastic photos Planespotting This post contains images

FlightFest: More of YOUR fantastic photos

We’ve received hundreds upon hundreds, but here’s just a small sample of your snaps of the planes which took to the skies of Dublin yesterday.

# airbus - Sunday 15 September, 2013

FlightFest: Your Pictures FlightFest This post contains images

FlightFest: Your Pictures

Over 30 aircraft flew over Dublin today. Here’s what you saw.

# airbus - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew

Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions

# airbus - Friday 28 June, 2013

The French army's new warplane is monstrous Oh My This post contains images

The French army's new warplane is monstrous

Is this the future of European military airspace?

# airbus - Friday 20 January, 2012

Safety check ordered on Airbus A380s over wing crack reports

The EASA’s order concerns A380s which have completed more than 1,300 flights.

# airbus - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

American Airlines announces record jet order, as Dublin office closes

The airline, which has also posted a quarterly loss of $286 million, has placed an order for 460 new planes. It’s closing its Dublin call centre with the loss of 130 jobs.

# airbus - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Video: Airbus unveils its plane 'cabin of the future' Air Travel This post contains videos

Video: Airbus unveils its plane 'cabin of the future'

Concept cabin, which allows passengers see through the walls, was designed to show that “the journey can be as much a voyage of discovery as the destination”.

# airbus - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane

A victims’ association says another 75 bodies have been found in the Atlantic, almost two years after the Airbus disaster.

# airbus - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing

Investigators fear that without recovering the “black box” flight recorder the mystery of the plane’s last moments will never be solved. The crash over the Atlantic two years ago killed all 228 people on board.

# airbus - Monday 4 April, 2011

Investigators find bodies in wreckage of Air France jet but no black box recovered

Investigators say they have found bodies in the wreckage of the the Air France flight that went down in June 2009, killing all 228 people on board.

# airbus - Friday 18 March, 2011

Preliminary charges filed against Airbus over 2009 crash

Decision comes as search resumes at site where plane crashed in June 2009, killing 228 people, including three Irish women.

# airbus - Friday 12 November, 2010

Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas engine failure

Engine manufacturer says one part, confined to its Trent 900 engines, caused the mid-air engine explosion on last week’s Qantas flight.

# airbus - Monday 8 November, 2010

Qantas A380 planes still grounded

Airline’s CEO says leaks have been found in engines of three grounded planes, and Qantas will lease aircraft to meet its schedule.

# airbus - Saturday 6 November, 2010

Qantas pilot, crew on both engine failure flights

Airline grounded all Airbus A380 jets after Thursday’s crash. The same pilot and crew who were on board were also on Friday’s flight, which was forced to land after flames poured from engine.