Airbus has been bedeviled by delays in business class seat and galley deliveries from supplier Zodiac, resulting in delayed deliveries of the A350-900 to several airlines.
John Leahy, in an interview with LNC at the International Society for Aircraft Transport Trading (ISTAT) conference Feb. 29-March 1 in Phoenix (AZ), said Airbus shouldn’t be at the mercy of suppliers of interiors. His wide-ranging interview also touched on several other topics.
Airbus should have become more vertically integrated 10 years ago.
Basic supply chain solid.
Speaks about PW GTF, CFM LEAP
Airbus considering higher production rate on A320 than the announced 60/mo.