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  • proper n. a European commercial aircraft manufacturer

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  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Computer Piloting & Air France Crash'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'How the Air France Flight 447\'s Airbus A330 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean remains a mystery, but what is known is that Airbus\' heavy reliance on computerized piloting has a history of some bizarre or unexplained crashes when the technology failed, misread the circumstances, or complicated efforts by human pilots to react to an emergency. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Computer Piloting & Air France Crash

  • LOUIS GALLOIS, CEO, AIRBUS: Half will be permanent employees of Airbus, half will be temporary or institute (ph) partners.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2007

  • KASTE: The Murray campaign admits it has no actual evidence that Airbus is paying for those ads, just that it might be.

    Washington: The Blue State That Goes Red?

  • In coming weeks, Airbus is expected to announce that it will update its narrow-body A320 family with a series of new engine options that will extend the model's life before Airbus builds an entirely new plane sometime in the mid-2020s.

    Southwest Looks Likely to Gain Sway Over Boeing

  • While the future for Airbus is not so good, and Boeing has regained its hold in the airline industry; the future still has a lot to offer this business giants.

    “Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business” by John Newhouse (Knopf, 2007) « The BookBanter Blog

  • But rather than provoking a confrontation with labour - not just in France and Germany, but in Spain and the UK - Airbus, EADS and their governments need to redefine what Airbus is about.

    Sound Politics: Boeing Soars, Most Employees Gain

  • While the production costs of the delayed A380 keep rising, Airbus is having to offer gratuitous financial terms to waiting A380 customers interested in other Airbus products.

    Sound Politics: Boeing Soars, Most Employees Gain

  • The decision on whether replacements will be ordered from Boeing or Airbus is likely to be taken later this year.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - June 1999

  • Airbus is still planning to deliver the first aircraft to its launch customer, Singapore Airlines, in 2006, but is then having to slow down deliveries the following year because, it says, of problems with the installation of electrical wiring harnesses.

    Lame duck "superjumbo"

  • The Financial Times notes that Airbus is having to keep other ambitious projects on track too, including the development of the A400M military transport aircraft (pictured), the first time it has undertaken an all-new project in the defence market.

    That Enron moment

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