Boeing is dismissing Airbus’ claims that it will launch a clean-sheet narrowbody design early next year because of flagging sales for its 737 MAX re-engined offering, adding that an all-new aircraft is not scheduled until “well into the next decade.” Airbus Chief Operating Officer-Customers John Leahy told reporters Thursday that suppliers and airlines had informed him of Boeing’s plans. He also detailed fuel burn advantages of the NEO family over the current 737 and 737 MAX, adding that ...
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