Airbus’ new win

Northwest Airlines of the US confirmed a $2bn order for 50 Airbus A319 short-range airliners last week. As a 20% partner in Airbus, British Aerospace, which builds wings for all Airbus airliners, stands to make £250m from the contract.

Northwest Airlines of the US confirmed a $2bn order for 50 Airbus A319 short-range airliners last week. As a 20% partner in Airbus, British Aerospace, which builds wings for all Airbus airliners, stands to make £250m from the contract.