Airbus A350 XWB MSN-001. (Photo by P. Masclet/Airbus)

Airbus Fears A350 Delays Following Boeing Battery Issues

European aircraft maker Airbus is wary that problems which have grounded rival Boeing's 787 could also delay the launch of the A350.
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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) takes off on a test flight. (Photo by Boeing)

Are European Airlines Profiting From Shelved EU Carbon Tax?

Airlines made up to $670 million last year by passing on a carbon surcharge to travellers despite the EU's freeze of the controversial tax.
by AFP
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Kuwait Airways Airbus A300 destroyed during Iraqi invasion.

Kuwait Airways Finally Wins Iraqi Compensation For Planes Destroyed During 1990 Invasion

Kuwait MPs Tuesday ratified a settlement deal under which Baghdad will pay $500 million for 10 plundered planes.
by AFP
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A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER takes off from Washington on a delivery flight. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)

Cathay Pacific To Flight Attendants: Hurry Up And Retire

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific on Tuesday asked its cabin crew to volunteer for early retirement as part of its cost-cutting measures.
by AFP
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A UK Army Air Corps Westland Apache WAH-64D Longbow (ZJ206).

Apache Helicopter Gunner Prince Harry Killed Taliban During Afghanistan Tour

Britain's Prince Harry said he killed Taliban fighters during his stint as a helicopter gunner in Afghanistan.
by AFP
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