Airbus's A350 XWB program remains up in the air following the cancellation of a meeting last week at which details of the revamped aircraft and its financing were supposed to be hammered out. All parties are staying silent publicly, but widespread media reports detail a rift between the French government, which holds a 15% stake in Airbus parent EADS, and EADS stakeholders Lagardere and DaimlerChrysler over the A350's financing and whether France should be allowed to raise its EADS stake. ...

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