Airbus Executive Vice President of Programs Didier Evrard has not lost his sense of humor. That Qatar Airways is the first customer for the A320neo later this year is a “good incentive for us to be on time,” he said at a recent Airbus event in Toulouse. “You know what I mean.” Evrard was referring to Qatar’s refusal to take its first A380 for several months in 2014 and the delayed first delivery of the A350 last December, both understood to be linked to Qatar ...

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