The earliest Airbus expects to have its A30X follow-on to the A320 family on the market is in 2017, says Airbus North America President Barry Eccleston. And it could be later than that. Aside from the fact that the current-generation A320-family aircraft are selling well, the airplane is meant to be designed to meet new environmental targets. Airbus is concerned that no consensus is emerging among the world’s regulatory bodies about what those standards should be, particularly since the ...

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