Airbus Sees Profit Jump In The First Half Of 2019

Simple Flying | August 01, 2019

Airbus Sees Profit Jump In The First Half Of 2019
Yesterday we saw Airbus release its earnings report for the second quarter and it looks like there has been a surge in earnings. Upon examination of the results it seems clear that a ramp up in deliveries of its A320 family of aircraft has been a major factor. The A320 line-up, of course, is the main rival to Boeing’s now-grounded 737 MAX family of jets.

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Overnight, Qatar Airways had to drop 18 regional routes to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. This included the very busy and lucrative Dubai route, which had previously seen over 20 flights per day in each direction. Blocked from doing any business in the UAE, Qatar Airways closed agencies and offices, including its recently opened Premium Lounge in Dubai’s Concourse D. Its website, was also blocked in the blockading countries.

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Overnight, Qatar Airways had to drop 18 regional routes to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. This included the very busy and lucrative Dubai route, which had previously seen over 20 flights per day in each direction. Blocked from doing any business in the UAE, Qatar Airways closed agencies and offices, including its recently opened Premium Lounge in Dubai’s Concourse D. Its website, was also blocked in the blockading countries.