If Airbus gets it its way, the Paris Air Show will have been the start of the long-sought A380 revival. The manufacturer presented the A380plus study, addressing one of the A380’s biggest problems: relatively high cost per seat. But even the biggest supporter of the aircraft is not yet convinced about the proposal. The drama continues. “I want to know what Airbus will do with the aircraft,” Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said three days after the A380plus was first ...

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)

Register now for free access to "Emirates Wants Airbus 380 Commitments Before New Order" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. Your free registration will also allow you to comment on any article posted to Aviationweek.com.

 

Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
 
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Already registered? Log in here here.