AIRBUS head of program Alain Flourens has confirmed the French planemaker will slow the assembly rate of its A380 jets to just one per month from 2018. Flourens said the decision to descrease production of the superjumbos was made to help "smooth our deliveries pending new orders". Group ceo Fabric Bregier admitted that the market for A380 buyers is "very thin".
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