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Airbus challenged to produce more and faster


DECRYPTION – The European giant, which made a record net profit of 4.2 billion in 2022, is aiming for 720 deliveries in 2023.

Despite industrial turmoil, Airbus managed to meet its financial targets in 2022. The European aerospace giant achieved record net profit of 4.2 billion euros, and saw its turnover increase by 13% , at 58.8 billion.

A balance sheet that reflects the increase in aircraft deliveries (+ 8%), but also the positive impact of the strong dollar, the reference currency in aeronautics.

A balance sheet which also contrasts with the poor performance of Boeing, which itself suffered losses (4.9 billion) for the fourth consecutive year.

But Airbus could have done much better if it had not been hampered by the difficulties of its subcontractors, the tensions over certain raw materials, the disruption of global supply chains.

“Our deliveries have increased by 8% in 2022, which is half of our objective.

It will take us two years, instead of just one, to reach it”

, lamented Guillaume Faury, executive chairman of Airbus, this Thursday, on the sidelines of…

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Source: lefigaro

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