B787 delays to drive Japanese customers to Airbus: head
Airbus' head of Japan Stephane Ginoux stated he expects the B787 delays to drive Japanese customers to Airbus and help gain the endorsement of local subcontractors (Bloomberg, 08-Mar-2011). “Clearly I think we can aspire to a bigger role in Japan. You can’t be in a rush, you have to be available, keep your promises to build confidence. In Japan, one is judged for duration; being brilliant for a year doesn’t work,” Mr Ginoux stated.