Airbus CEO Hopes For Smoother Production Flow In 2017

One America News Network | 11/24/2016 | Staff
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TOULOUSE (Reuters) – Airbus is expecting a smoother flow of aircraft production in 2017, the planemaker’s chief executive said on Wednesday, after the company reported a record number of deliveries in December.

Airbus delivered a record 111 aircraft in December, with the last-minute surge allowing it to meet its delivery target for 2016 after supply chain problems hampered the planemaker earlier in the year.

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“Don’t go fast to the conclusion that this year we will maintain this delivery [rate] across 2017. We don’t intend to deliver 1,200 aircraft,” Fabrice Bregier told a news conference on Wednesday.

“We will see for December 2017. But I hope...
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