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Saudi carrier cancels troubled Boeing 737 order for Airbus

A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes.
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Airbus is ready for pilotless jets – but are you?

The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all – and is working on winning over regulators and travellers to the idea.
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Air Transat takes delivery of its first A321neoLR, with more to come

Air Transat’s strategic move to an all-Airbus fleet got a big boost with the arrival of its first Airbus A321neoLRs, with 14 more on the way by 2022.
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Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways said Thursday it has restructured planned airplane purchases from both Airbus and Boeing as the government-owned carrier struggles through serious financial turbulence.
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Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients

European plane maker Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 for lack of customers, abandoning the world's biggest passenger jet and one of the aviation industry's most ambitious and most troubled endeavours.
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Airbus CEO warns it could move in event of no deal Brexit

The chief executive of Airbus warned Thursday that the aviation giant could move its U.K. operations out of the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on trade relations.
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The Airbus A380 couldn’t fit inside a hangar so Munich Airport did this

Munich Airport has become the “butt” of jokes after coming up with a custom solution to house the world’s largest passenger plane.
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Canada Jetlines makes additional lease payments for two Airbus aircraft

Canada Jetlines has completed a second set of advance lease payments to AerCap for two Airbus A320 aircraft, both set for delivery by early Q2 of 2019.
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Boeing, Airbus report roaring sales at close of Farnborough

Airbus and Boeing say demand for aircraft surged at the Farnborough International Airshow amid increased passenger and cargo traffic.
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Airbus renames C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220

Airbus is renaming the C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220.
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First look at luxe new US$85-million adults-only resort coming to Punta Cana
Spain’s Pure Salt Luxury Hotels is expanding to the Caribbean, with its first resort in the region set to open in the...
Sunwing adds direct Waterloo-Cancun flight, brings back Montreal-Havana
Starting this winter Sunwing will offer twice weekly direct flights from Montreal to Havana and brand new weekly direct...
Sandals and Beaches Resorts expand wedding offerings
Committed to innovating the destination wedding experience, Sandals and Beaches Resorts are offering additional...
Cancun, Punta Cana flights from YQB with Air Canada Rouge this winter
Air Canada has announced new winter flights from Quebec City to Cancun and Punta Cana.
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