BRUSSELS — Arianespace Chairman and CEO Stephane Israel praised the European Commission for its loyalty in lofting EU satellites with the Evry, France-based launch consortium, but said the company must lower costs immediately to compete with new entrants to the market that are backed by government financing. “The European Commission is our biggest customer,” Israel said during an EU space policy conference here this week, adding that the Commission’s business accounts for one ...


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