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Airbus plans aircraft recycling

The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus plans the construction of a recycling plant for decommissioned aircraft in China. A framework agreement to this effect has been signed with the city of Chengdu, AFP reported, citing Airbus. The contract is expected to be signed by mid-2022, and the recycling plant could begin operations by the end of 2023. “Aircraft phase-out in China is forecast to grow exponentially over the next 20 years,” AFP quoted Airbus customer service manager Klaus Roewe as saying. China in particular saw a huge increase in air traffic prior to the Covid pandemic. The People’s Republic is one of the largest clients of the two big manufacturers Airbus and Boeing.

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