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February 24, 2024
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In the current environment of supply chain issues that are exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, it must be unlikely that Airbus and Boeing will be able to ramp up the production of their aircraft. That’s the view, at least, that two influential specialists in the lessor scene expressed during the CAPA Aviation Leader Summit on April 7. ‘Supply chain issues make production ramp-up Airbus and Boeing unlikely’.

Even before the war in Ukraine, supply chains were under heavy pressure as they tried to recover from the two-year Covid-crisis, which resulted in reduced demand, staff lay-offs, and financial pains. Still, Airbus increased its A320neo-family production rate to 43 in the second part of 2021 and confirmed a further increase to rate 65 by summer 2023. In the coming months, Airbus will decide on a further ramp-upto rate 70 or 74 beyond 2024. The A350 would go from five to six per month in early 2023, CEO Guillaume Faury said in February.

 


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