Commercial transport sales and deliveries remain flat but better times are expected to materialize in the second half of the year, said aerospace executives attending ILA 2004. Confidence in the emergence of a long-awaited upturn was also expressed by top Airbus officials shortly after the opening of huge production facilities at Toulouse-Blagnac to accommodate final assembly of the A380 mega-transport. This year, Airbus is scheduled to deliver "at least" as many commercial ...


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