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UK prime minister Theresa May speaks to a worker during a visit to the Bombardier factory in Belfast last year. The aerospace group is putting pressure on the DUP to drop oposition to Mrs May’s Brexit deal. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Bombardier, the most important employer in the Unionist strongholds of Northern Ireland, is putting pressure on the Democratic Unionist party to drop (...)

Airbus UK senior vice president Katherine Bennett on the BBC current affairs programme, the Andrew Marr Show. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC

A no-deal Brexit would be “absolutely catastrophic”, a boss at Airbus has said, warning future investment in the UK could be under threat. The aerosp(...)

Airbus said it would  cease deliveries of its flagship A380 superjumbo passenger jet in 2021. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Airbus will stop production of the A380, the world’s biggest passenger aircraft, in 2021 after its largest customer Emirates dramatically cut its orde(...)

The Bombardier plant in Belfast is “a living legacy of a British and Protestant industrial world that shaped unionism itself”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Forget the Border and the backstop for a moment. Think Bombardier – that huge plant you pass on the way to Belfast City Airport, just east of Harland (...)

James Dyson’s announcement is more symbolic, and more curious, than any of those shifts

If James Dyson is as enthusiastic about the UK’s prospects when it leaves the European Union as he says he is, he has a funny way of showing it. The b(...)

A view of the Airbus wing assembly factory in Broughton, North Wales. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Airbus said it might be forced to move future investments out of the UK in the event of a no-deal divorce from the European Union, slamming the “madne(...)

Le Monde newspaper has reported that Airbus was told at the end of the summer about the investigation by the US department of justice. File photograph:  Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Shares in Airbus, the European aerospace and defence group, fell more than 6 per cent on Thursday morning following a report in France’s Le Monde news(...)

The head of Airbus warned the British government on Friday that in a worst-case scenario Brexit could result in production at its factories stopping a(...)

An employee selects a drill component on the Airbus A380 double-deck wide-body passenger jet assembly line. Airbus is considering job cuts on two of its major programmes, including the A380.  Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Airbus may need to stock up on the parts it needs to build wings at its UK plants to avoid the risk of delays to deliveries once Britain formally leav(...)

Airbus confirmed a top management shake-up on Friday, following weeks of turmoil at the European planemaker. Chief operating officer and planemaking c(...)

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