The head of Airbus sales is seeking to jump the production rate of the A320 to over 60 per month. Airbus COO- customers John Leahy told journalists in Toulouse Thursday that the success of the A320 program and its re-engined variant, the neo, means that the monthly production rate could potentially go higher than the 50 per month planned from the first quarter of 2017. Current production rate is 42 per month, “I, for one, am looking for a rate of over 60,” Leahy said. By 2017 ...

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