The 2009 full-year results for EADS paint a mixed picture for Airbus; there are enough positive indicators to plan a ramp-up in single-aisle production, but the flagship A380 is continuing to weigh down financial performance. Starting in December, Airbus will boost A320-family output to 36 units per month from 34. That restores output to the level Airbus was prior to the downturn. Widebody production will remain at around eight widebodies per month. The decision was taken ...


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