Airbus

Airbus, owned by Franco German EADS, is to double the amount of vendor financing it offers to about US$2.64 billion next year, the Financial Times reported. The financing is aimed at supporting commercial aircraft sales and maintaining deliveries as its customers struggle to obtain funding from traditional sources. The paper quotes an unnamed aviation banker […]


Airbus Commercial aircraft sales


Airbus, owned by Franco German EADS, is to double the amount of vendor financing it offers to about US$2.64 billion next year, the Financial Times reported. The financing is aimed at supporting commercial aircraft sales and maintaining deliveries as its customers struggle to obtain funding from traditional sources. The paper quotes an unnamed aviation banker who says the number of institutions off ering finance for new commercial jet deliveries had fallen by between a half and two thirds from the level of six months agoto only 20 to 25.