Airbus, which is under increasing pressure to prove the viability of it’s A380 production rates, today conceded that it still needs to fill a “single digit number” of production slots for the type in 2015. Speaking during EADS’s first quarter results conference call, CFO Harald Wilhelm, who also holds the same role at Airbus, stressed that it was a high priority to fill the remaining slots as quickly as possible. Demand for the A380 has been declining for some time. The manufacturer ...

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