Airbus is holding firm to its contention that it will deliver the first A320neo by the end of 2015 as planned, despite reports questioning whether there could be a slippage. Lufthansa is now scheduled to be the first airline to take delivery of the re-engined, more efficient narrowbody. The original plan was for Qatar Airways to be the A320neo launch customer, but that changed after an issue came up during hot-weather testing relating to the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engine. But reports ...

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