Those Airbus vs Boeing ads

The British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a claim by Airbus regarding statements in a Boeing ad.  Airbus protested after Boeing ran an ad claiming that the 747-8 has better fuel burn versus the A380 under certain conditions.  You can read more...

Lufthansa sends a message

Please start here.  Having the airline CEO make these remarks about the future of the 747-8I even as it took delivery of its seventh last week is a significant message.  Boeing is in the midst of rolling out a refinement on its 747-8 – so the OEM remains...

The 100th A380

Airbus announced it has delivered its 100th A380.  This is a big milestone in any program and, given the way new airplane programs go these days, a milestone calling for a celebratory moment.  The A380 program seems to have settled into a rhythm with steady progress. ...