[UPDATED] The Airbus A380 has been under a cloud for some time. The aircraft has many detractors who took this to mean the end was nigh. Indeed, it was only a few days ago that Airbus sales guru John Leahy remarked: “If we can’t work out a deal with Emirates, there...
At the Paris show last week Airbus rolled out an important series of tweaks to the A380. Most obvious were the new winglets, 4.7M compared to the approximate 1M fences currently used. Not obvious to the eye are other tweaks to the wing and fuselage. The combination...
Airbus today announced that the company is studying potential improvements to the A380, including aerodynamic improvements and additional seats without changing passenger comfort that provide a 13% cost improvement per seat over the existing model. The new model is...
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