Airbus has started reducing the number of A320neo family “gliders” awaiting engines at its facilities in Toulouse and Hamburg. According to Airbus Commercial Aircraft president Guillaume Faury, 86 aircraft were still on the ground at the end of June, down from a peak of over 100 at the end of May. “We are coming down,” Faury said at the July 6 Airbus media day in London. “I cannot say it is a comfortable situation; we are late in deliveries to our ...

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