21 Jun '11, 1pm

Low cost Ryanair dumps Boeing & #Airbus for in #China joint venture of low cost "C919" to... lower costs. $RYAAY $BA

Low cost Ryanair dumps Boeing & #Airbus for in #China joint venture of low cost "C919" to... lower costs. $RYAAY $BA

Low-cost pioneer Ryanair stole the limelight at the world's biggest air show on Tuesday, trumping billions of dollars of orders for Boeing and Airbus with an unprecedented Chinese tie-up. -- PHOTO: REUTERS PARIS - LOW-COST pioneer Ryanair stole the limelight at the world's biggest air show on Tuesday, trumping billions of dollars of orders for Boeing and Airbus with an unprecedented Chinese tie-up. On the second day of the Paris International Airshow, the industry buzz was dampened by news of a Russian air crash that cost more than 40 lives and the massive disruption to air travel in Australia due to a volcanic ash cloud. Despite rivals Boeing and Airbus announcing a series of billion-dollar orders, Ryanair dominated the agenda by signing up to help Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac) develop a version of its medium-range C919 jet. Ryanair said it would 'share its ex...

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