Airbus is unlikely to increase narrowbody production rates any time soon due to concern over supply chain capabilities. The aircraft maker currently builds 40 narrowbodies a month and is aiming for a monthly production rate of 42 in October. Last year, the company considered building the rate to 44 aircraft a month, but decided against the move, and now Airbus Chief Operating Officer for Customers John Leahy says he “tends to doubt” that increase will ever happen. Several factors ...


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