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Airbus A380, the Concorde: technical feats, commercial flops

Paris - The scratching of the superjumbo jet Airbus A380 echoes the sad fate of the supersonic Concorde, another feat of aviation technology that turned out to be a commercial flop.

Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo as sales plummet

Paris - European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday that it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed to win over enough airlines to justify its massive costs.

Emirates gets a jet-pack escort in new video

An Emirates ad has its Airbus A380 plane sharing sky space with Jetman Dubai, a pair of daredevils who've produced hair-raising videos of their exploits from across the world.

Airbus orders more frequent A380 wing fatigue checks

Europe's Airbus <AIR.PA> has ordered more frequent inspections of the wings of the world's largest passenger jet after discovering unexpected levels of metal fatigue during testing on an A380 factory ...

Airbus orders more A380 inspections after wing fatigue test

Airbus <AIR.PA> has ordered increased inspections of A380 wings after discovering unexpected levels of metal fatigue during testing on a factory mock-up, industry sources said on Thursday.

Airbus announces Amedeo order for 20 A380s worth $8.3 bln

Singapore - European plane maker Airbus on Wednesday announced 20 orders by Amedeo, formerly Doric Lease Corp, for its flagship A380 superjumbo worth $8.3 billion at list prices.The order from Amedeo was announced at the Singapore Airshow, where both companies sig...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed buys his own Airbus A380

Airbus announced today that Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is the first private buyer of an A380 superjumbo, the world’s largest passenger airplane. The price of A380 exceeds $300 million.

ROUNDUP: World's biggest commercial jetliner ready to take to skies

The world's biggest commercial jetliner, the Airbus A380, underwent final scrutiny Wednesday, a day before passengers seeking a niche in aviation history take the maiden flight.

World's Biggest Passenger Aircraft Arrives in USA

The latest jetliner to claim the title of world's biggest passenger aircraft completed its inaugural flight to the United States on Monday, flying on football field-length wings and a prayer that airlines will want to shell out $300 million to buy it.

Job cuts for Airbus

Airbus is cutting jobs in Europe. France and Germany have agreed to share the cutbacks.

Take a Ride in Comfort: The New A380

A380 Is here was it worth the wait for the world's Largest passenger plane?

Guess what lurks in the Bowels of an Airbus A380

Airbus A380 technicians stuff Spoons, socks, knives, in the A380 toilets for testing purposes.

boeing defeats Airbus

Talking about value, in 2006 Boeing represents $75.100 millions against Airbus $115.200 million
 

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The double-decker Airbus A380 landed safely with 459 people aboard after one of the Rolls-Royce s en...
The double-decker Airbus A380 landed safely with 459 people aboard after one of the Rolls-Royce's engine blew out.
Qantas Airways Limited.
The double-decker Airbus A380 landed safely with 459 people aboard after one of the Rolls-Royce s en...
The double-decker Airbus A380 landed safely with 459 people aboard after one of the Rolls-Royce's engine blew out.
Qantas Airways Limited.

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