AMERICAS: Airbus to boost output as market recovers
Airbus parent EADS has announced plans to increase aircraft production after a spate of new orders raised hopes of an end to a steep industry recession. The move by the worldÃ¢â‚¬™s largest civil aircraft maker comes as Boeing also announced production increases for its popular narrowbody 737 model. Airbus said it would increase its production […]
September 1, 2010
EADS predicted 500 Airbus aircraft deliveries this year, edging past last yearÃ¢â‚¬™s record of 498 aircraft, and upped its forecast for new aircraft orders by a third to more than 400 this year after bumper orders at Farnborough and a Berlin show in June. Boeing is targeting 460-465 deliveries.