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Airbus CEO Upbeat Despite Pratt & Whitney Engine Troubles

Airbus CEO Upbeat Despite Pratt & Whitney Engine Troubles

The chief executive officer of Airbus said Thursday the European plane manufacturer will move past the latest production troubles for engines made by United Technologies Corp.

At the annual news conference of Europe’s largest aerospace company in Toulouse, France, CEO Thomas Enders said the manufacturing ramp-up is “going amazingly well and that against a background of continuing troubles, challenges of the engines.”

Airbus suspended delivery last weekend of its A320neo jet following a problem with geared turbofan engines manufactured by UTC’s jet engine subsidiary, Pratt & Whitney, on

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