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Daily Insight: Friday 8 February 2019: Is the A380 Dead?

News With Qantas cancelling orders for additional A380 aircraft, and Emirates negotiating with Airbus regarding the future of A380 and A350 orders, the question of how long the A380 can survive is once again in the headlines. Analysis The A380 order book has been...

Daily Insight: Thursday 7 February 2019: Is the Boeing Investment in Aerion Sound?

News Boeing has announced a “significant investment” in the Aerion supersonic business jet, and appears to be a closer tie than Aerion’s previous partners, Airbus and Lockheed Martin.  Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed, but it was expected that...

Airbus North America Media Tour – Tanker 101

The recent decision by Airbus and Lockheed Martin to develop a venture based around a Pentagon requirement has spurred a lot of discussions. Airbus provided some color on this venture by having two pilots now working for Airbus with refueling experience as well as a...

The Lockheed Martin and Airbus aerial refueling MoA

Here’s the joint PR: "Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Airbus have signed an agreement to jointly explore opportunities to meet the growing demand for aerial refuelling for US defence customers. The companies will seek to provide aerial-refuelling services to address...