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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Airbus

This year
French court acquits Air France and Airbus over 2009 Rio-Paris crash
The deadly crash killed 228 people.
New €50m cargo aircraft will enable international troop transport and rescue missions abroad
Multiple sources have said that the deposit was paid on 23 December by the Department of Defence and the final cost could be in the region of €50 million.
Last year
Airbus and Air France manslaughter trial underway over 2009 Rio-Paris crash
The worst plane crash in Air France history killed 228 people of 33 nationalities, including three Irish women.
All time
Aircraft maker Airbus warns of 'gravest crisis' as it says it will cut 15,000 jobs
The main cuts are set to come at the company’s French and German sites.
Irish butter, cheese and liqueurs among European goods hit with US tariffs
The US imposed duties on $7.5 billion worth of European goods due to the longstanding argument that Airbus receives unfair government subsidies.
Irish butter, cheese and pork among European goods hit with new US tariffs
Hundreds of EU products will be subjected to new 25% tariffs.
Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit
The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.
Airbus announces it will stop producing A380, the world's largest passenger airliner
The airliner, which has been in operation for more than a decade, will cease deliveries in 2021.
World's longest non-stop flight touches down in New York
The flight from Singapore spent more than 17 hours in the air.
BMW joins Airbus in warning about the consequences of Brexit uncertainty
Airbus said that it could pull out of the UK if there’s a “no deal” Brexit.
Fancy a bed in the cargo hold? Airbus is planning to transform lower-decks into sleeping quarters
The bed facilities could fit in A330 jets.
Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA
They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.
The world's first 3-D printed motorbike has taken its bow
The Light Rider is designed by Airbus and weighs just 77 pounds.
Reports: Sinai plane black box shows emergency 'took crew by surprise'
The Egyptian president made the claim.
China has built this plane to go head-to-head with Boeing and Airbus
All hail the C919.
Airbus patents jet that could fly from Dublin to New York in under an hour
That’s pretty fast.
Four dead, two seriously injured in Spanish military cargo plane crash
The incident took place near Seville.
Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash
All 150 people on board are feared dead.
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
This plane could replace 12,000 jets - and it finally took off this week
The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.
The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list
This was the week in business.
Airbus patents new "moped-style" aeroplane seats
They look really, really uncomfortable.
Here's how aeroplanes are tested to go into -40 degree temperatures
This is why even if you crash land in the Tundra, you can enjoy movies on demand.
Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches
The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.
FlightFest: More of YOUR fantastic photos
We’ve received hundreds upon hundreds, but here’s just a small sample of your snaps of the planes which took to the skies of Dublin yesterday.
FlightFest: Your Pictures
Over 30 aircraft flew over Dublin today. Here’s what you saw.
UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew
Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions
The French army's new warplane is monstrous
Is this the future of European military airspace?
Safety check ordered on Airbus A380s over wing crack reports
The EASA’s order concerns A380s which have completed more than 1,300 flights.
American Airlines announces record jet order, as Dublin office closes
The airline, which has also posted a quarterly loss of $286 million, has placed an order for 460 new planes. It’s closing its Dublin call centre with the loss of 130 jobs.
Video: Airbus unveils its plane 'cabin of the future'
Concept cabin, which allows passengers see through the walls, was designed to show that “the journey can be as much a voyage of discovery as the destination”.
75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane
A victims’ association says another 75 bodies have been found in the Atlantic, almost two years after the Airbus disaster.
Air France crash investigators uncover part of flight recorder but crucial data missing
Investigators fear that without recovering the “black box” flight recorder the mystery of the plane’s last moments will never be solved. The crash over the Atlantic two years ago killed all 228 people on board.
Investigators find bodies in wreckage of Air France jet but no black box recovered
Investigators say they have found bodies in the wreckage of the the Air France flight that went down in June 2009, killing all 228 people on board.
Preliminary charges filed against Airbus over 2009 crash
Decision comes as search resumes at site where plane crashed in June 2009, killing 228 people, including three Irish women.
Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas engine failure
Engine manufacturer says one part, confined to its Trent 900 engines, caused the mid-air engine explosion on last week’s Qantas flight.
Qantas A380 planes still grounded
Airline’s CEO says leaks have been found in engines of three grounded planes, and Qantas will lease aircraft to meet its schedule.
Qantas pilot, crew on both engine failure flights
Airline grounded all Airbus A380 jets after Thursday’s crash. The same pilot and crew who were on board were also on Friday’s flight, which was forced to land after flames poured from engine.