AIRSHOW-Airbus sales chief expects to win Japanese customer

PARIS, June 20 Thu Jun 20, 2013 6:11am EDT

PARIS, June 20 (Reuters) - Airbus' sales chief expects to win orders from a major Japanese airline at some point in the future, he told the Paris Airshow on Thursday.

"It is just a matter of time before Japan Airlines or All Nippon Airways fly Airbus wide-body aircraft," John Leahy told a news conference at the show.