Airbus and Boeing are following distinctly different strategies for modernizing their production systems, which is slowly but surely becoming a necessity. They both must proceed with these efforts despite their decisions earlier this decade not to build all-new single-aisle aircraft but instead focus on modernizing their existing 737 and A320 platforms. Airbus has decided to use upgrades for variants of the A320neo family as an opportunity to also introduce production changes—a ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE

"Opinion: Many Unknowns Complicate Boeing’s NMA Decision " is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 

 

Already registered? here.