Business, Technology

Airbus Wins First Third-Party Mission for Giant Beluga Cargo Jet

Airbus SE is poised to carry out its first cargo flights for an external client using a fleet of giant Beluga jets originally built to ferry wings between the planemaker’s European factories.

Charlotte Ryan | Bloomberg News
October 17, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

British Freight Lobby Slams ‘Profiteering’ in Container Shipping

The British International Freight Association is calling on the U.K. government to investigate the state of competition within the global container-shipping market, as transportation costs remain elevated heading into the third year of the pandemic.

Charlotte Ryan | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2022
Business, Safety

Airbus Pauses Production in Alabama, Germany

Airbus SE is pausing production at two German sites and its factory in Alabama to adjust to a demand slowdown and supply issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Charlotte Ryan | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Airbus Presses Boeing Rivalry With Jet Deal, Production Ramp-Up

Airbus SE pledged to churn out more aircraft than ever and consolidated its ownership of the A220 jetliner, pressing home its advantage over Boeing Co. and its grounded 737 Max in the growing narrow-body market.

Charlotte Ryan | Bloomberg News
February 13, 2020