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Serious Fraud Office Opens Airbus Corruption Investigation

Serious Fraud Office Opens Airbus Corruption Investigation

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched an investigation into allegations of “fraud, bribery and corruption” in the civil aviation business of Airbus. The allegations relate to irregularities concerning third party consultants. The France-based aircraft manufacturer said it was co-operating with the probe, which was launched last month. In …

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Airbus Makes Channel Crossing With Prototype Electric Plane

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Airbus Group SE completed its first flight of an electric plane across the English Channel on Friday, recreating a century-old journey in the hope of opening flying’s next technological frontier. The two-seat E-Fan demonstrator plane powered exclusively by lithium batteries took 36 minutes to fly from Lydd in southern England …

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