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First Airbus Made in U.S. Rolls Out of the Alabama Final Assembly LineThe first US-Built Airbus has rolled out of the Final Assembly Line in Alabama and is ready to receive its paintjob, prior to delivery to JetBlue in early Spring. (airwaysnews.com) More...
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What is the ceo option? I knew there was neo for new engine option but is ceo a misprint or a new variant?
It stands for "current engine option".
This is just a fancy way for saying it uses the "old" engine.
It stands for "conventional engine option"
I thought it was 'classic' engine option. No bother. All semantics for 'old engine'. Anyone have an idea why they've built a new facility in the US and aren't exclusively building NEO's? Seems odd to me.
I believe there is a sufficient backlog of ceo type orders from U.S. carriers to warrant production of them in Alabama.
She'll be ready to fly as soon as they clean up the dip spit and remnants of Soldier of Fortune magazines from the moving parts.