The World Trade Organization (WTO) has upheld a US claim that the European Union (EU) has failed to act on illegal Airbus subsidies, but has rejected other allegations related to the Airbus A380 and A350 programs. The Sept. 22 WTO report is the latest chapter in a long-running, two-way battle between Airbus and Boeing over large aircraft subsidies, with both manufacturers claiming the other has received unfair advantages. In its latest findings, the WTO panel concluded the EU and certain ...

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