A220 Supplier Talks Continue As Airbus Seeks Big Cost Cuts

MONTREAL—A220 Partnership CEO Philippe Balducchi says Airbus now has “a very good understanding of the cost base“ of the aircraft, but discussions with suppliers are still ongoing. Airbus is aiming at cutting unit costs by a large double-digit percentage to bring the A220 program, formerly the...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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