Airbus Prioritizes Production Ramp-Up Over Fast Change

Airbus fuselage assembly as Hamburg hangar

Gearing up: Airbus is equipping fuselage sections in one of its Hamburg hangars.

Credit: Airbus
Three years ago, many Airbus employees thought they had seen the worst. The production ramp-up in 2018 and 2019 had been a mess: Essentially all deliveries were late, and most customers urgently waiting for additional aircraft were furious. Clearly, the business could not continue like this. How...

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