E.U. Filing Heats Up Airbus, Boeing Dispute

Law360, New York (February 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Union has fired back in its long-running dispute with the United States over subsidies for Boeing Inc. and Airbus, filing a response to claims the U.S. made in an earlier complaint filed with the World Trade Organization.

The E.U.’s response challenges the U.S.’ assertion that subsidies to Airbus are having a negative impact on Boeing, E.U. officials told the Associated Press.

The filing also alleges that thanks to U.S. subsidies, Boeing can “engage in aggressive pricing of its aircraft which has caused lost sales...
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