May 28, 2015 / 3:32 PM / 3 years ago

Airbus CEO says leaning towards increase in A320 output

TOULOUSE, May 28 (Reuters) - The head of planemaker Airbus said it was leaning towards raising output of its best-selling A320 model, but stressed no decision had been taken.

“We are inclined to go but we will go when we believe we have a market and have clear commitments from main suppliers,” Fabrice Bregier, chief executive of the main unit of Airbus Group, told a news briefing.

“There is more upside than downside,” he added.

He said Airbus was still studying whether there was a business case in revamping the A380 superjumbo with new engines, as requested by its largest customer Emirates. (Reporting by Tim Hepher; Editing by Victoria Bryan)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below