Commercial Suppliers And OEMs: Begging For Belief

Airbus assembly line
Airbus A320neo monthly production was 60-plus aircraft just before the pandemic and is now at 40, yet Airbus claims it could be 75 by 2025.
Credit: Airbus
What do you do when you do not believe your most important customer? Answer: Fake it until they make it. At the latest annual SpeedNews Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference in Los Angeles in June, there was a clear schism between aircraft OEMs and their suppliers over future airliner...

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