Airbus may not face huge development challenges for the A320NEO, but the switch must be carefully choreographed
With 1,579 firm orders since its launch, the Airbus A320NEO (new engine option) family has clearly scored well with both airlines and lessors. And with the aircraft designed for minimum change beyond the new engines, managing the transition may well be the biggest challenge. The manufacturer has had more than enough of development and production setbacks in recent years, and the A380 still not fully back on track following a series of partially unrelated issues, the latest of which ...
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