Airbus CEO urges better coordination of the European Union on the resumption of air travel


Paris – (dpa)

Posted on: Monday, July 6, 2020 – 1:31 p Last update: Monday, July 6, 2020 – 1:31 am

Geum Foure, chief executive of European aircraft maker Airbus SE, called on the European Union to coordinate the return of international air traffic, saying the chaotic decision-making process on air travel bans by member states at the start of the epidemic revealed weaknesses in the way the bloc operated.

“We need one center for decision-making, and we do not have this center … We see European weakness in this kind of,” Bloomberg News quoted Fouri as saying at the Aix-en-Seine economics conference in Paris on Sunday, with the participation of three hundred eminent personalities and experts in the field of economics. Attitudes .. The decisions to ban flights and stops were not coordinated, and the decisions were made at the national level.

The aviation industry has been hit hard by the health crisis, after closure policies to contain the Corona Virus have caused widespread aircraft stoppages and delayed aircraft delivery orders. Airbus has announced plans to write off 15,000 jobs in its commercial aircraft division to cope with the crisis, and customers such as Air France-KLM and Lufthansa AG have also had to write off thousands of jobs.


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