Airbus Industrie is still widely perceived as more concerned with market share than profits. But in its analysis of the A3XX development program, the European consortium vows it will launch only if it is convinced the project will be financially successful. All assumptions are being challenged, according to Financial Controller Ian Massey. ``It's a question of eliminating all the risks,'' he said. Massey noted that Airbus shareholders will expect a certain return on investment. ...


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