Airbus A320. Photo: Courtesy, Airbus. Airbus on Wednesday announced it will raise the production rate of its A320 family to 42 aircraft per month beginning in the fourth quarter 2012. The move had been expected since EADS indicated last week that an increase was warranted in light of current trends (ATW Daily News, May 16).Airbus currently produces 36 a month, a rate which is scheduled to increase to 38 in August 2011 and to 40 in the first quarter of 2012. “With a backlog of ...

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