Airbus Claims Victory In Boeing Row After WTO Report

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 2:59 PM EST) -- Airbus SAS asserted Monday that new reports from the World Trade Organization represent a win for the company in the trans-Atlantic feud over U.S. and European governmental subsidies to Boeing Co. and Airbus, respectively.

The reports, which will not be officially released for several weeks, indicate that Boeing would not have been able to launch its 787 Dreamliner aircraft without illegal subsidies, according to Airbus.

The documents also say that Boeing has illegally received at least $5 billion of U.S. taxpayer dollars and more than $2...
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