The biggest buyer of the world's biggest airliner,
Dubai-based carrier Emirates, said on Friday the Airbus A380 was 5.5 tonnes
overweight in addition to two years behind schedule.
Australia's Qantas Airways has placed firm orders for
eight more Airbus A380s, worth USD$2.4 billion at list prices.
Mesaba Agrees Tentative Deal With Flight
Helios Airlines is finally calling it quits.
JAL is not going to order any 380 Airbus, for a number of
reasons. Besides the obvious delays in deliveries, they are also cutting
down the number of planes in its fleet.