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Airbus Pulling Out All Stops to Reach 800-Plane Delivery Target

December 28, 2018

With just a few days left before the year is over, Airbus SE says it’s working flat out to reach a goal of delivering 800 jetliners during 2018.

The Boeing Co. rival is maximizing efforts to meet its target, which requires it to hand over at least 127 aircraft to customers in December. Marketing chief Christian Scherer and his sales team are meanwhile still on the road chasing new orders, according to Airbus spokesman Stefan Schaffrath. “The year isn’t over,” he said by phone Friday.

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