Paris correspondent, Handelsblatt
For all the controversy and problems, the aircraft maker’s numbers look good and 2018 may be even better.
Feb 15, 2018 in
The 30-year-old Franco-German military unit was once seen as a largely symbolic sign of cooperation between the EU's great powers. But today some view it as the beginning of a new European defense force.
Feb 11, 2018 in
Another chapter in Airbus' turbulent history drew to a close after its boss, Tom Enders, announced he will step down in 2019. His successor will grapple with ongoing criminal probes, fines and stiff competition from Boeing.
Dec 18, 2017 in
French president Emmanuel Macron is showing leadership and doing what he can for European integration while Germany flounders, writes Handelsblatt’s admiring Paris correspondent.
Nov 24, 2017 in
Bruno Le Maire, who met with German party leaders holding coalition talks this week, says consolidation and solidarity can help Europe keep its edge in an increasingly protectionist world.
Nov 09, 2017 in
Airbus Chief Operating Officer Fabrice Brégier appears to be campaigning to oust his German boss Tom Enders, Handelsblatt has learned. With a bribery scandal brewing, it’s a bad time for a boardroom dispute.
Oct 31, 2017 in
The disclosure that a former sales executive had received a huge "golden handshake," around the time targeted by a new corruption probe, may damage the credibility of Airbus' CEO.
Oct 19, 2017 in
Tom Enders, in an interview with Handelsblatt, bristled at accusations of slush funds and boasted about world-class compliance.
Oct 16, 2017 in
The airplane maker’s CEO is willing to quit to clear up a bribery scandal, but Tom Enders told Handelsblatt he hasn't yet seen reasons to do so.
Oct 15, 2017 in
France fears political stagnation in Germany could harm its own transformation, writes Handelsblatt's Paris correspondent.
Sep 20, 2017 in
Germany and France have announced their intentions to work together to build a new fighter jet. Figuring out who builds it will be the real battle.
Aug 04, 2017 in
France and Germany are toying with the idea of creating a powerhouse group within the EU that will work quickly towards mutual economic goals.
Jul 28, 2017 in
As France and Germany take up their traditional positions as the drivers of European integration, the two leaders meet in Paris to discuss one of the most contentious issues: the harmonization of taxes.
Jul 13, 2017 in
A new generation of fast, agile and digital aerospace companies are forcing Airbus to modernize fast.
Jun 20, 2017 in
Airbus is pushing governments to make decisions, but the looming election is slowing things down in Germany.
Jun 12, 2017 in