Airbus confirmed yesterday that "the plan to sell the plants which are not being carved out remains in place" despite the recent failure of negotiations with MT Aerospace regarding three German facilities (ATWOnline, March 28). Plant divestures have been cited as a key component of the company's Power8 restructuring plan. "Airbus expects to conclude the divestments in Filton and in Laupheim in the next few weeks," it claimed. Filton will produce the A350's fixed trailing edge assembly and ...

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