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LAAD 2017: Airbus bullish about market status

5th April 2017 - 15:30 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Rio de Janeiro

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Airbus has said it remains committed to its regional footprint in South America through its array of current and future programmes.

Mesrob Karalekian, VP for Latin America at Airbus Helicopters, noted that although the region has been experiencing economic instabilities over the last four years, Airbus is still a dominant presence. The company has more than 1,450 aircraft flying in South America including 325 of these within the military sector,

'It is not a secret to say that the region has been going through economic difficulties since 2012-13. The helicopter is not [exempt] from that crisis. We are in an

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Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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