Airbus announced on February 14 that it will stop the production of the A380, the world’s biggest passenger plane, by 2021.
The announcement came after Dubai-based Emirates Airlines slashed its planned fleet size of A380s by 39 aircraft, from 162 to 123. Emirates will now only take 14 additional A380s over the next two years. The company will instead purchase 70 smaller A330neo and A350 wide-bodied jets. Three will be delivered to Japan’s ANA airlines. Continue reading EUROPEAN airline manufacturer AIRBUS scraps production of A380 superjumbo jet as sales slump