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Qatar Airways accuses Airbus of acting like a bully over $1 billion peeling paint lawsuit

The head of Qatar Airways on Tuesday accused plane-maker Airbus of acting like a “bully” as their billion-dollar dispute over peeling paint looked no closer to a resolution. The airline and leading plane-maker have been fighting in the British courts for months over the paint problem that seen Qatar Airways ground 23 A350 jets. “If […]

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Qatar Airways cancels 6 billion order with Airbus over peeling paint dispute

Airbus has cancelled a $6 billion contract with Qatar Airways for 50 of its new A321neo passenger jets, escalating a legal battle between the two companies over paint on the recently delivered A350s. Qatar Airways called Airbus’s decision announced on Friday “a matter of considerable regret and frustration”. In December, Airbus was taken to court […]

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Airplane manufacturers urge Biden administration to delay 5G launch citing aviation safety

Boeing Chief Executive Dave Calhoun and Airbus Americas CEO Jeffrey Knittel on Monday urged the Biden administration to delay planned deployment of new 5G wireless services, saying it could harm aviation safety. The executives in a joint letter asked US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to support postponing AT&T and Verizon’s deployment of C-Band spectrum 5G […]

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‘Lucky to be alive’: Kestrel chicks found nesting in jet plane’s exhaust rescued

A pair of kestrel chicks were ‘lucky’ to be alive after they were found nesting in a jet plane’s exhaust system. The birds had not eaten for several days when engineers spotted them in the Airbus A320 undergoing repairs in the Vale of Glamorgan. RSPCA Cymru later rescued them before they were sent to Gower […]

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Crises stricken Boeing cites risks in design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest jet

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing raised concerns over the design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest narrow-body jet, the A321XLR, saying a novel type of fuel tank could pose fire risks. The plane giant’s intervention is not without precedent in a global system that regularly allows manufacturers to chime in whenever safety rules are being interpreted in a […]

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Airbus ultra-sensitive cameras will ‘smell and sniff’ coronavirus

The aeronautic giant Airbus is adding necessary changes to upgrade its explosive-detective sensor cameras. The company is planning on to use these ultra-sensitive cameras to “smell and sniff” coronavirus. The high-grade camera sensors were originally designed to detective explosives. However, it may prove to be of other uses in the post-pandemic world, especially when the […]

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Airbus tests autopilot take-off

The concept of pilotless commercial jet flight has been bandied about for years. But while the technology has been there, there’s been little concrete evidence to suggest autonomous flying could ever really get off the ground — until now. Airbus has confirmed one of its test aircraft took off automatically at Toulouse-Blagnac airport in France last […]

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Etihad Airbus A320 plane collides with wild boar on runway in Islamabad

An Etihad Airways Airbus A320 hit a wild boar while landing in Islamabad on Sunday according to reports. The report cited the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority as saying that the wild boar entered the runway by digging its way underneath the airport perimeter fence. As per reports, the incident occurred when an Etihad Airbus A320-200 […]

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Tailpipe of Airbus A-320 with 130 passengers catches fire

A GoAir flight which was flying to Kolkata from Guwahati and carrying 132 passengers, returned just a little over 10 minutes after take-off. The A-320 NEO airliner had a serious problem with one of its engines on Monday with some passengers reporting a fire in the tailpipe of the engine, the government’s aviation watchdog, the […]