IAG SA CEO Backs Airbus A350 Battery Decision

Bloomberg reported that IAG Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh supports the decision of Airbus to remove lithium-ion batteries from its A350 carriers. IAG SA is currently awaiting the delivery of the first 30 Boeing 787s in May.

As quoted in the market news:

Walsh said the Airbus shift will come at a cost because it adds weight and will therefore “clearly have an environmental impact.” The older-technology batteries weigh 60 kilograms (132 pounds) more to deliver the same power, he said.

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