Airbus will further increase the production rate of single aisle family aircraft to 60 a month—up from just over 42 a month—in mid-2019 to match ongoing high demand. Airbus said the decision follows thorough studies on production ramp-up readiness in the supply chain and in Airbus sites to allow the ramp-up. To enable the ramp-up, Airbus said it will extend capacity in Hamburg by creating an additional production line. Airbus will also integrate cabin furnishing activities for ...

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