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Airbus ends production on A380
« on: February 14, 2019, 03:59:32 PM »
Airbus have ended production of the A380.

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European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has pulled the plug on its struggling A380 superjumbo, which entered service just 12 years ago.

Airbus said last deliveries of the world's largest passenger aircraft, which cost about $25bn (19.4bn) to develop, would be made in 2021.

The decision comes after Emirates, the largest A380 customer, cut its order

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47231504

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Re: Airbus ends production on A380
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2019, 06:33:22 PM »
I've been lucky to fly on the A380 a few times, SQ and MH. As a passenger I found the aircraft faultless, plenty of room and so very quiet.

Was it an aircraft that provided a capacity before it's time?

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Re: Airbus ends production on A380
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2019, 06:42:08 PM »
Was it an aircraft that provided a capacity before it's time?

Arguably, after. 
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