Airbus ExO Alpha CEO suggests all electric regional aircraft could be ready in early 2030s

    Airbus ExO Alpha CEO Sandra Bour Schaeffer reported the manufacturer could develop an all electric regional airliner capable of seating 100 passengers by the early 2030s (Bloomberg, 16-Nov-2019). As previously reported by CAPA, Airbus is already participating in the development of hybrid electric and all electric small aircraft and has already unveiled a theoretical concept for a hybrid-electric, turbo-propeller aircraft for regional air transport.