Tag Archives: Paris Air Show

Washington Post | Fuel-efficient planes take limelight at Paris Air Show as Airbus, Boeing bag new contracts

By The Associated Press Published: 19 June 2011 LE BOURGET, France — Airbus benefited Tuesday from airlines’ worries about sky-high fuel prices, winning customers for scores of its more fuel-efficient planes at the Paris Air Show as it jockeyed with Boeing for the spot as world’s biggest planemaker. Europe’s Airbus sought to focus on its […]

Washington Post | Airbus takes on Boeing in battle for orders at Paris Air Show

By The Associated Press Published: 18 June 2011 PARIS — Airbus is striking a positive pose ahead of the aviation industry’s premier event, promising to sign billions in new aircraft orders despite the rapidly deteriorating international air transport market. The head of Airbus parent company EADS NV Louis Gallois says Europe’s rival to Boeing Co. […]

Washington Post | GE Capital Aviation Services orders 60 fuel-efficient A320neo jets, SAS orders another 30

By The Associated Press Published: 20 June 2011 LE BOURGET, France — GE Capital Aviation Services has ordered 60 A320neo jets, a version of the workhorse jet revamped to be more fuel efficient, Airbus said Monday. The European planemaker announced the deal at the Paris Air Show, where the search for a cheaper and cleaner […]