dpa-AFX overview: COMPANIES – The most important news from the weekend | 03/07/21


Airbus receives 92 cancellations in February – deliveries are picking up

TOULOUSE – The aviation and defense group Airbus (Airbus SE (ex EADS)) lost orders for 92 commercial aircraft in February. At the same time, however, the European manufacturer brought in orders for 11 new jets, as it announced on Friday evening in Toulouse. The delivery of new machines picked up a bit after a weak start to the year. After 21 jets in January, the company delivered 32 commercial aircraft last month.

Sixt wants US sales of one billion dollars in the medium term

BERLIN – The car rental company Sixt (Sixt SE St) wants to generate sales of one billion dollars in the USA in the medium term. In the short term, the revenues there are likely to exceed those achieved in Germany, said the designated CEOs Alexander and Konstantin Sixt “Welt am Sonntag”. Sixt should rise to number one in Europe.

ROUNDUP / Daimler Truck boss: Cooperation with US engine builders brings time

STUTTGART – Daimler Truck boss Martin Daum sees the recently announced cooperation with the US engine manufacturer Cummins as a major gain: time. Time to postpone the job cuts as a result of the transformation for as long as possible, as he told the German Press Agency in Stuttgart. “The truth that we have to face is that the transformation will cost jobs,” said Daum.

Thyssenkrupp wants to ‘make steel division independent’

ESSEN – After the cancellation of the sale of the steel division, the industrial group thyssenkrupp wants to concentrate fully on the further development of its core area on its own. With the end of the talks with Liberty Steel “an important directional decision” had been made, said chief executive Martina Merz in an employee information on Friday. “In the future, we are now pursuing the goal of making the steel business independent,” says the letter that is available to the German Press Agency.

Tui wants clear guidelines for travel

HANNOVER – The tourism group TUI has asked the responsible politicians to give the travel providers clear guidelines for vacation trips under Corona conditions. “Anyone who books a trip now would like to know when they can get back on the plane or board a ship,” said the chairman of the Tui Germany management board, Marek Andryszak, of the “T-Online” portal (Sunday). “My appeal to politicians is therefore: Enter into a partnership with us, set guidelines for traveling. And we will implement it.”

Verdi: Compromise secures an additional 200 jobs at Tuifly

BERLIN – According to the Verdi union, around 200 additional jobs in the cockpit and cabin can be secured with the changed fleet plans at the Tuifly holiday airline. It is to be welcomed that the Tuifly supervisory board has revised the previous plans to reduce the fleet from 35 to only 17 aircraft and decided on a new target size of 22 aircraft, Verdi announced on Saturday. The number of 200 additionally secured jobs had already been mentioned by the company on Friday evening as the target figure.

SEC is suing AT&T for disclosing confidential data to analysts

WASHINGTON / DALLAS – US telecom giant AT&T is in legal trouble over allegedly confidential corporate data that was reportedly passed on to Wall Street analysts prior to the publication of a quarterly report. The SEC filed a lawsuit against AT&T and three senior employees on Friday. The authority accuses them of having violated confidentiality obligations in order to dampen investor expectations with regard to the business figures.

Another incident with Boeing 737 Max – but safe landing in Newark

NEWARK – Just a few months after Boeing’s 737 Max crisis jet was re-registered, there was another incident with the aircraft model. On a flight from Miami to Newark, the pilots switched off an engine on Friday due to possible mechanical problems, as announced by American Airlines. Ultimately, however, the machine landed safely. All passengers could have left the plane as normal, and the crew was safe too.

BVB without Sancho against Sevilla – Englishmen miss for weeks

DORTMUND – Bundesliga soccer team Borussia Dortmund (BVB (Borussia Dortmund)) has to do without attacker Jadon Sancho for several weeks. The Englishman is missing on Tuesday in the second leg of the Champions League second leg against Sevilla FC. “It is not an easy muscle injury,” said sports director Michael Zorc on Sunday, but did not want to give any further details.


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-Stralsund mayor wants to buy shipyard property

-IPO: Deliveroo goes public and wants to reward successful drivers

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– Demand for real estate is high despite the corona pandemic

-Audi works council calls for battery production in Ingolstadt

-‘Helen Dorn ‘relegates’ Die Maus’ to second place

-C&A manager would like more part-time work for young executives

-Laboratories in the Corona crisis: some lose, some win

-Corona falls on Meyer cruise ship – workers are stuck °

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