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Travel Is Airbus About to Kill its Biggest Plane?

20:35  15 january  2018
20:35  15 january  2018 Source:   travelpulse.com

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Airbus has attempted to soothe fears about killing off its marquee plane by saying it was more likely to modify the aircraft and launch a model with more Airbus is suing Japan's Skymark Airlines after canceling an order for six A380s amid fears that it would not receive payment from the airline, while.

Airbus officials announced Monday the company may be forced to abandon its A380 superjumbo plane construction program. According to the Associated Press, Airbus chief salesman John Leahy revealed that if the airplane manufacturer can’t work out a new deal with Emirates, the company

Emirates Airbus A380: PHOTO: Emirates Airbus A380. (photo via Pixabay) © Pixabay PHOTO: Emirates Airbus A380. (photo via Pixabay) Airbus officials announced Monday the company may be forced to abandon its A380 superjumbo plane construction program.

According to the Associated Press, Airbus chief salesman John Leahy revealed that if the airplane manufacturer can’t work out a new deal with Emirates, the company would be forced to stop producing the A380 planes.

Airbus officials said Emirates is the only airline that would be able to purchase six planes a year for a minimum of eight-to-10 years. The company needs the deal to make the program viable heading into the future.

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However, Airbus concedes that its billion investment for the aircraft cannot be recouped. Despite the fact that only two airlines had expressed public interest in purchasing such a plane , Airbus was already pursuing its own large- plane project.

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Demand for the A380 has dropped as airlines have been purchasing smaller twin-engine planes as opposed to the four-engine Airbus. Emirates is the largest A380 client with 142 aircrafts ordered, over 100 of which have already been delivered.

Emirates and Airbus have been working on a new order for 36 A380 planes worth $16 billion, but talks broke down during the Dubai Airshow last month. Negotiations between the two companies have reportedly continued, but no deal is imminent.

In addition to the announcement of its possible abandonment of the A380 program, Airbus revealed it sold 1,109 planes year, which helped it pass rival Boeing thanks to several end-of-year deals.

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