London is lining up to approve launch aid for the Airbus A350XWB in the next couple of weeks, though the amount will likely be well below industry’s original target Industry is understood to have been looking initially for up to £800 million (US$1.29 billion) in support, while the government’s opening gambit is believed to have been less than half of this, at around £300 million. The final figure, which is expected to emerge before the end of this month, will be greater than the initial ...

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