Airbus A380 future in the air as Emirates reconsiders
03 February 2019 | 1:21 pm
Emirates is considering switching some — or even all — of its order for the four-engine superjumbo jet. Without the Emirates deal, the iconic Airbus A380 has no future, according to analysts.
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