Airbus Revs Up The Engines

To generate badly needed cash, it's boosting output of its popular A320 to record levels

For months now, Airbus has seemed paralyzed. The launch of its A380 megajet has fallen two years behind schedule, while multiple redesigns of its A350 widebody have delayed that plane's launch until 2013. On Feb. 19 a clash between the French and German governments over the aircraft maker's future forced the postponement of a long-awaited restructuring.

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