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February 14, 2019, 10:44 AM

Airbus Terminates A380 Program

The last two A380s, for Emirates Airline, will roll off the assembly line in 2021.

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The establishment of a West African MRO hub accompanies plans to launch a Nigerian flag carrier.
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The European travel group seeks to sell all or some of its airlines, including Condor in Germany, to shore up its finances.
A380
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The Australian flag carrier confirms that its fleet and network planning has not considered the order for eight airplanes “for some time.”
A321
Feb 6, 2019 - 3:20 PM
Manufacturers have sent the first responses to an RFP Spirit issued in late 2018.