Airbus Open to Developing Larger Version of A220 (A220-500 / CSeries CS500)
Airbus is "likely" to develop a larger derivative of its A220 in the coming years
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January 16, 2019 - by Jon Hemmerdinger for FlightGlobal.com
Airbus is "likely" to develop a larger derivative of its A220 in the coming years – but only after the company has ramped up production and the aircraft has secured a firm place in the global aviation market
"It's very likely that… once the A220 has done the ramp up, is economically viable [and] then we can further invest, that this is going to happen," Airbus president of commercial aircraft Guillaume Faury tells reporters on 16 January. "Once this success is on track, it would be time for looking at what we do for the product.