Airbus scales back A380 delivery rate

June 2008
Air Transport World;Jun2008, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that Airbus SAS has announced the fourth delay to the A380 program, stating that the steep ramp-up envisioned for later this 2008 will take more time and resources, forcing it to lower its deliveries. The company will deliver up to 17 fewer A380 in 2008-2010 owing to challenges in transitioning to full-scale production. Factors that attributed to the problem are also cited.


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