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FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – China’s ICBC Leasing has emerged as the major financier behind a provisional $8.8 billion order at list prices for 80 Airbus A320neo single-aisle jets, a person familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A320neo aircraft is pictured during a news conference in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 17, 2017.
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(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei,
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FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Britain’s Defence Minister Gavin Williamson will unveil a model of the country’s proposed new fighter jet at the Farnborough Airshow and earmark 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) in funding for the project, a source close to the matter said on Monday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson arrives in
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FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Aerospace firms Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) will kickstart a contest for tens of billions of dollars of orders at the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, ensuring fireworks start early as they seek to bolster their already bulging order books. FILE PHOTO: President, Chairman and CEO of The Boeing Company Dennis Muilenburg
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FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – AirAsia (AIRA.KL) is discussing the possible purchase of another 100 Airbus A321neo jets as the company’s chief executive officer, Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, and Airbus go down to the wire in parallel negotiations for an expanded order for larger A330neo jets, industry sources said. FILE PHOTO: Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia,
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has only a remote chance of overturning AT&T Inc’s takeover of Time Warner, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Friday, adding that the move could affect the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. FILE PHOTO: Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Randall Stephenson speaks during a moderated discussion before
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc’s (BBW.N) chief executive on Friday apologized to disappointed customers and offered an extended discount, a day after its one-day pay-your-age event prompted massive crowds and shortages at some stores. Sharon Price John, in an interview on NBC’s “Today” program, called the overcrowded sale event, which had to be limited
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