Airbus ordered to pay 104 million euros to settle Taiwan missile dispute

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) said on Saturday it had been ordered to pay 104 million euros in fines over a missile sale to Taiwan in 1992, the latest French arms company to reach a settlement over disputes arising from one of France’s biggest ever arms sales. The scandal around French arms sales to the island in the early 1990s was one of a series of cases that underpinned accusations of widespread corruption during the final years of late French president Francois Mitterrand. Airbus sai...