If Airbus CEO Tom Enders could have his way, the direction would be clear: Increase single-aisle production to 70 aircraft per month. That is a “no-brainer” to him from a demand point of view. “We could even go higher,” he says. For the short-term, that is wishful thinking, though. Airbus just halted deliveries of A320neo-family aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines after a recent spate of in-service problems. And the alternative supplier, CFM ...


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