Airbus meets 2018 delivery target of 800 aircrafts, subject to ongoing audit

This delivery record marks a new high for Airbus and comes despite the recent delays in its supply chain. According to sources briefed on the matter at hand, Airbus has already achieved its main industrial target of delivering 800 aircraft in 2018 after record handovers in December. The final published number is subject to ongoing…

U.S. Administration fires warning shot in trade action against theft of U.S. intellectual property by China

Although the U.S. action could result in a tit-for-tat trade war, its biggest impact would be the breakdown of supply chain of multinational giants, including Apple Inc and General Motors Co. The presidential memorandum signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, which targets up to $60 billion in Chinese goods, is the start of a long…

Boeing sees heightened demand for aircrafts from Southeast Asian countries

Airbus and Boeing see an increase in the demand for short-haul aircrafts for this region where low-cost carriers are aggressively servicing consumers’ demand for air travel. On Friday, Boeing Co stated it has increased its 20 year forecast for Southeast Asian demand by 460 aircraft. This marks the largest jump for any region in the…