Reuters logo
Ministerial meeting on Airbus A400M delayed to February
November 10, 2017 / 12:44 PM / 13 days ago

Ministerial meeting on Airbus A400M delayed to February

BERLIN, Nov 10 (Reuters) - NATO buyer nations for the European A400M military transport plane have postponed a ministerial meeting on the troubled programme for three months until February, said two sources familiar with the 20 billion euro project.

Ministers had planned to meet in London in mid-November to discuss a potential reset after Airbus sought relief from heavy fines incurred due to technical snags and delays.

Airbus took a writedown of 1.2 billion euros on the programme in February and warned of “significant risks ahead”. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal, Editing by Tim Hepher and Hugh Lawson)

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below