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Airbus to abandon its superjumbo

Sales of the A380 have been appealing for years, because most airlines opted for smaller models. The last superjumbon will be delivered in 2021, announces Air

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Airbus to abandon its superjumbo

Sales of the A380 have been appealing for years, because most airlines opted for smaller models.

The last superjumbon will be delivered in 2021, announces Airbus on Thursday.

the last Of the 17 specimens, 3 to be delivered to the japanese Ana and 14 to the Emirates.

by far the largest superjumbokunden. The Arabic flygbolagsjätten is disappointed about the Airbus decision, reports Reuters.

because of the restructuring have Emirates now had had to cut down on their purchase of the A380 for that rather than order more copies of the smaller A350 and A330 models.

But Emirates already have 100 superjumboplan and has built its fleet and its brand around the world's biggest models. In addition to the A380, it has also bought the Boeing 777.

the 3,000 and 3,500 jobs will be affected. The company will negotiate with unions in the coming weeks, writes Reuters.

the Airbus A380 is the world's largest commercial aircraft, with two floors and accommodate 544 passengers in the default setting.

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