Posted on: 18 May 2011 by Mark Howells
Airbus will increase the production rate of its A320 family aircraft to 42 per month in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared with the current 36 a month.
The rate will steadily rise to 38 in August 2011 and to 40 in the first quarter of 2012.
Airbus delivered a total of 510 aircraft in 2010, including 401 A320 family aircraft. By the end of April this year, Airbus had already delivered 132 A320 family aircraft and is well on track to exceed previous years’ deliveries.