Airbus, Boeing: Too Early To Determine Impact Of Coronavirus On Aircraft Demand Written 4 March 2020


A Boeing 737 (United) and an Airbus A320 (Virgin) | Bill Larkins/Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 2.0

Reuters reports that executives from Airbus and The Boeing Company “said on Tuesday that it was too early to say whether the outbreak of a new coronavirus would affect demand for aircraft.” Airbus CCO Christian Scherer indicated at an industry conference “that the coronavirus could cause an adjustment to demand for aircraft but it would not be large-scale.” However, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Senior Vice President Commercial Sales and Market Ihssane Mounir “said that coronavirus had put discussions with Chinese customers on hold.”
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