Airbus Revises Production Rates

April 2009
Assembly;Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p23
The article reports on the plan of aircraft manufacturer Airbus to lower its production of commercial planes from 36 to 34 per month starting October 2009. The company decided to change its production rate after it experienced a sudden drop in global demand. According to Tom Enders, chief executive officer of Airbus, further production cuts may be possible if the company still experience a drop in demand.


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