Airbus Marks Competitive Advantage Of A220, Labels Boeing/Embraer Deal “Collateral Damage” Of Coronavirus
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April 29, 2020 - by Marisa Garcia for forbes.com
During an analyst call this morning, updating the European aircraft manufacturer's first quarter performance, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury marked the A220 — former Bombardier C-Series aircraft — as a competitive advantage, which along with the A320 family narrow body planes will likely put Airbus at a competitive advantage in a post-coronavirus market.
"In a crisis like this there is collateral damage," Faury said of the collapse this weekend of the Boeing/Embraer deal. (Fliegerfaust: Thanks to China?)
"I would see it more positively for us," Faury said. "The A220 is well-suited to the post-coronavirus market...It is a very good plane and a very good program at the right point in time for Airbus."...