Circles: Airbus delivers around 145 aircraft in first quarter

TOULOUSE - According to insiders, the world's largest aircraft manufacturer Airbus delivered significantly more aircraft in March than in the previous months. In total, the manufacturer handed over around 65 jets to its customers, the Bloomberg news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. This brings deliveries in the first quarter to around 145 aircraft. This corresponds to around 18 percent of the annual target of around 800 aircraft. A spokesperson for the DAX-listed company did not wish to comment on the information before the official figures were published.

ROUNDUP 2: Federal administration awards major contract to cloud specialist Ionos

BERLIN/KARLSRUHE - The German cloud provider Ionos has been awarded a major contract by the federal administration for the development of a particularly strictly secured computer cloud solution. The company made the announcement on Tuesday in Karlsruhe. An upper limit of 410 million euros was specified in the tender for the framework agreement. At the same time, Ionos was able to win a larger contract from North Rhine-Westphalia.

ROUNDUP: CTS Eventim wants to take over Vivendi's festival and ticketing business

MUNICH/PARIS - The concert promoter CTS Eventim wants to buy the festival and international ticketing business of the French media and conglomerate Vivendi. Both sides have signed an agreement on a purchase option, CTS Eventim announced in Munich on Tuesday. The management of the MDax company expressed its confidence that the transaction would be completed "in the coming months". The companies did not disclose the purchase price. Eventim shares rose by just under one percent in the morning. Vivendi shares gained a good half a percent.

UBS plans billion-euro share buybacks

ZURICH - The major Swiss bank UBS plans to invest up to two billion US dollars (1.9 billion euros) in the buyback of its own shares by the beginning of April 2026. A corresponding new share buyback program is to be launched, the bank announced in Zurich on Tuesday.


Further news

-ROUNDUP 2: Insolvency proceedings opened for Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof

-Optics chains Bode and Rottler take over Edel-Optics

-Market leader Tchibo raises coffee prices in mid-April

-Construction work for BMW battery plant in Lower Bavaria has begun

-Companies to be relieved of reporting on sustainability

-After contact with cows: Man infected with bird flu in the USA

-Verdi again calls for warning strikes at Deutsche Bank subsidiary Postbank

-Study: Gap between suppliers and car manufacturers continues to grow

-Reorganization at keyboard manufacturer Cherry

Lufthansa is specifically looking for part-time specialists

-Survey: Three quarters of mobile phone users experience dead spots

-Accident in Russian gold mine: Search for buried victims suspended

-ROUNDUP 2: Lindner sees billions in leeway for defense budget from 2028

-Loan for insolvent Signa Prime

-More than 360,000 square meters of residential space owned by the federal government are vacant

-Kammer: Healthcare system cannot function without foreign doctors

-Real estate crisis in China: Country Garden Group postpones balance sheet

-Huawei earns significantly more again - despite sanctions

-The number of GPs is increasing - trend towards part-time work

-Strike at Lufthansa subsidiary AUA ends for the time being

-ROUNDUP: Cannabis release goes smoothly for now - but questions remain

-1.4 million electric cars at the turn of the year

-Poland's president stops 'morning after pill' law by veto

-Dozens demonstrate against liquefied natural gas terminal on Rügen

-Trump's media company to lose millions in 2023 with low turnover

-Bahn: Financing of the digital coupling still unclear

-Health insurer DAK expects significantly higher contributions in 2025

-Formula 1 owner also takes over MotoGP

-OpenAI creates software to clone voices - concern about misuse

-The number of classic cars in Germany is growing

-Insurers calculate the risk of flash floods

-Buschmann speaks out in favour of mandatory labelling for AI images

-Oats popular with consumers - unpopular with farmers

-Head of authorities: Germany poorly prepared for cyber attacks

-Comparison portal: Heating season much cheaper for customers than last year

-Over-the-counter trading in securities from China's property developer Country Garden stopped

-Swatch boss is not thinking of stopping yet

-Hummels decision probably not until summer

-Wissing against speed limit on highways: 'People don't want that'

-Multiple coal-fired power plants off the grid - Habeck considers supply secure

-Germany ticket for students is coming - but not yet everywhere

-Ukraine reports damage to power plants after Russian air strikes

-Raid on Japanese pharmaceutical company after deaths

-Mask procurement: Lauterbach promises complete clarification

-Time off after birth: SAP does not want to give fathers weeks off after all

-Syngenta Group makes less turnover and profit - IPO canceled

-Collective wage agreement for doctors at university hospitals - ten percent higher salary

-Media: Mislintat about to return to Dortmund

-Prorussian platform fuels concerns about Kremlin propaganda in Germany

-Consumption and sales of wine decline in France

-Railroads to be more punctual at Christmas

-Arbitration brings Lufthansa some peace - Summer flight schedule from Sunday

-EPP parliamentary group leader Weber: EU climate policy must not become a 'China deal'

-Dehoga: Guests have to pay more due to higher VAT

-Hummels and Co. excel: BVB sees 'signal' to Nagelsmann°

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