The flight-test campaign of the A320neo has had more than its fair share of unforeseen trouble. But despite a three-month hiatus with the Pratt & Whitney-powered aircraft earlier this year and what looks like a much less serious engine issue in late September, Airbus is sticking to its target of delivering the first aircraft to Qatar Airways before year-end. The latest setback involved the discovery of what Airbus called “minor damage” to one of a test aircraft’s ...

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