China is blocking airlines from placing Airbus aircraft orders in retaliation against the new European aviation carbon tax, the head of Airbus parent EADS said Thursday. EADS CEO Louis Gallois said the Chinese government was barring Chinese carriers from completing orders for long-haul aircraft, according to a BBC report. Gallois was speaking at a press conference to announce company’s full-year financial results (ATW Daily News, March 8). The company stated in its financial ...

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