Airbus appoints sales chief to replace John Leahy
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Airbus appoints sales chief to replace John Leahy

European airframer Airbus has appointed Eric Shulz to replace John Leahy as Chief of Sales, Marketing & Contracts for the company’s Commercial Aircraft business. Mr Shulz, who joins the company from Rolls-Royce, will take over the role in January 2018 and will report directly to Airbus CEO Tom Enders. Eric Schulz [read more]


Rolls-Royce pitch for Emirates 787-10 power

UK Engine manufacturer Rolls -Royce is engaged in talks to pitch its Trent 1000 as the power-plant for Emirates new Dreamliners. The Derby based company is one of two engine options on the Dreamliner and will be competing with US giant General Electric (GE). Emirates gave Boeing a commitment to [read more]

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 (Image Kolossos/CC BY3.0)
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Rolls-Royce posts record losses

British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has posted record losses totalling £4.6bn. Rolls-Royce, who make jet engines for aircraft including the Trent series used on Boeing 777, 787 and A380, blamed the weak pound and the settlement following the bribery and corruption case brought against them by the US and the UK. [read more]