A380 termination good for Airbus, tough on suppliers, analyst says
February 11, 2019 - by Leeham News
Terminating the A380 program may be a blessing in disguise for Airbus, writes a US aerospace analyst.
At the same time, it could cause headaches for the supply chain.
Carter Copeland of Melius Research LLC makes a split decision on the future of the A380. There is speculation that retiring Airbus CEO Tom Enders might decide to end the program before he leaves office in April, clearing the decks for his successor, Guillaume Faury.
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