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April 8, 2020, 12:52 PM

Airbus Cuts Monthly Production Rates by One-third

Monthly A320 rates will fall from 60 to 40, while A330 rates decline to two and A350 rates to six.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 11:19 AM
Gulfstream Aerospace is keeping open its production lines and other normal operations while also donating and making medical equipment.
Airbus production line
Apr 8, 2020 - 12:52 PM
Monthly A320 rates will fall from 60 to 40, while A330 rates decline to two and A350 rates to six.
Dassault Falcons being prepped for medical support mission
Apr 8, 2020 - 10:37 AM
In support of the French government’s efforts to stem the Covid-19 outbreak, Dassault has provided two of its business jets for its use.
Apr 7, 2020 - 3:23 PM
Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing's largest supplier, is also shortening work weeks and cutting executives' pay.
business jet production line
Apr 7, 2020 - 12:19 PM
Business jet deliveries this year could be down by 12.5 percent to almost 50 percent year-over-year due to the Covid-19 crisis, according to JetNet iQ.
Apr 7, 2020 - 6:19 AM
Foresight Aerospace's Sustainable Aviation and Urban Air Mobility conference will include eVTOL program leaders, regulators and technology specialists.
Apr 6, 2020 - 5:13 PM
Production activities at the site of Boeing 787 manufacture in Charleston will stop on April 8 until further notice.
Apr 6, 2020 - 2:01 PM
Europe’s dominant aerospace company halts production activities in Bremen, Stade, and Mobile.
Apr 6, 2020 - 1:22 PM
Stelios Haji-Ioannou said he wants EasyJet’s CFO removed as part of an effort to abandon an A320neo order.
Apr 6, 2020 - 12:11 PM
Deteriorating market conditions due to the Covid-19 crisis prompted Hexcel and Woodward to terminate their merger agreement.