Moody's Investors Service downgraded its rating of the Airbus Industrie consortium's $95 million in long-term debt yesterday to A1 from Aa3, citing the weakening credit quality of its two biggest partners, the possibility that all of its partners will reduce their liabilities for its debt, and its overall business prospects. Following a review of more than four months, Moody's said the credit quality of Daimler-Benz Aerospace Airbus, which owns 37.9% of Airbus Industrie, suffers from ...


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