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Transport 16-04-2015

Airbus seeks European legal status

Airbus is pressing ahead with previously announced plans to adopt "European Company" status, the aerospace group said on Wednesday (15 April).
Transport 30-11-2012

If the EU cuts funding to technology, Europe risks being left behind

The EU's next seven-year budget – and its R&D component – is an opportunity to provide a platform for growth and to determine where we see ourselves in a new world order, writes Tom Enders.
Brexit 11-10-2012

German indifference helps sink EADS, BAE deal

Europe's two biggest aerospace companies will go back to the drawing board to find new strategies after Germany stymied the world's biggest arms and aviation company merger.
Transport 28-09-2012

EADS-BAE merger talks hit political snag

A stand-off between France and Germany over the control of EADS and UK worries over the "special share" of governments in the new company have emerged as the biggest roadblock to the planned EADS-BAE merger.
Euro & Finance 18-09-2012

First the squabbles, then the fudge

Amidst the euphoria unleashed by the European Central Bank’s bond-buying plan, it is easy to miss the immense challenges posed by two complex dossiers that have just landed on leaders’ desks: the proposed EADS/BAE merger and a planned single banking supervisor, writes Hugo Dixon.
Transport 13-09-2012

EADS, BAE in talks to create European aerospace giant

In the biggest shake-up in Europe's aerospace and defence sector in more than a decade, Britain's BAE Systems and Airbus-owner EADS said they are in advanced talks to create an industry giant that would overtake rival Boeing in sales and contend with defence cutbacks in Europe and the United States.
Trade & Society 17-07-2007

France and Germany agree plan to tackle Airbus woes

The parent of planemaker Airbus, EADS (European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company), will rid itself of a complex dual-management structure, initially aimed at placating Franco-German interests, but blamed for years of political infighting and for putting an expected 5 billion euro hole in the company's earnings.
Trade & Society 02-03-2007

Protests spread as Airbus announces 10,000 job cuts

European planemaker Airbus has announced plans to shed 10,000 jobs in France, Germany, Britain and Spain, in an attempt to stay in the race with its US rival Boeing, sparking actions from labour unions across Europe.

Brief – Galileo decision put off for 3 months

Unable to decide between two bidding consortia, the Galileo Joint Undertaking has delayed the decision on which will run Galileo, the European answer to the GPS satellite positioning system.
Security 05-11-2003

EU urged to work on defence research agency

Europe's leading aerospace and defence company has urged EU Member States to accelerate research and development projects aimed at establishing a European defence procurement and research agency.