Firstpost | 06/06/2020 09:10 AM | Click to read full article
A stand-off over undelivered passenger jets is intensifying after Airbus signalled it would sue airlines refusing to honour contracts in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Planemakers and lessors have received multiple requests from airlines to delay deliveries due to the slump in air travel. Public warnings are rare in the tight-knit aviation market and could backfire. Qatar Airways this week warned Airbus and Boeing to defer deliveries or face a loss of future business.