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How an Airbus A380 comes together

It's the middle of the night in the sleepy French town of Lévignac, in the countryside just outside of Toulouse.

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Emirates hands Airbus A380 superjumbo a lifeline with $16 billion order

NANTES, France (Reuters) - Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $16 billion at list prices, saving the world's biggest passenger jet from death row and securing its future for at least another decade.

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Emirates hands Airbus A380 superjumbo lifeline with $16 billion order

NANTES, France (Reuters) - Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $16 billion at list prices, saving the world's biggest passenger jet from death row and securing its future for at least another decade.

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Emirates places provisional order for 20 Airbus A380s

DUBAI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Dubai-based airline Emirates has made a provisional order for 20 Airbus A380s, it said on Thursday.

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Airbus A380, Once the Future of Aviation, May Cease Production

The world’s largest passenger aircraft may no longer be manufactured if its only major customer, Emirates, does not order any more.

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BRIEF-Emirates chairman says no decision yet on potenial Airbus A380 order

* Emirates chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, says no decision yet on potenial Airbus A380 order Further company coverage: (Reporting by Saeed Azhar)

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Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets: source

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates [EMIRA.UL] may place an order at the Dubai Airshow for 36-38 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, worth some $16 billion at list prices, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

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UPDATE 1-AIRSHOW-Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets - source

DUBAI, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates may place an order at the Dubai Airshow for 36-38 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, worth some $16 billion at list prices, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

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AIRSHOW-Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets -source

DUBAI, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates may place an order at the Dubai Airshow for 36-38 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, worth some $16 billion at list prices, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

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Pilot's incredible reaction in white-knuckle landing

An Airbus A380 battled a strong crosswind while landing at Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany.

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Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus is preparing to roll out a novel A380 wingtip design to rally support for the world's largest passenger jet by improving its fuel efficiency, according to a prototype seen on Saturday.

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AIRSHOW-Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow

PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) - Airbus is preparing to roll out a novel A380 wingtip design to rally support for the world's largest passenger jet by improving its fuel efficiency, according to a prototype seen on Saturday.

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Paris museum gets an Airbus A380 superjumbo

PARIS (Reuters) - France honored the A380 superjumbo with a place in its national aerospace museum on Tuesday, granting it equal status with the Boeing 747 even as questions pile up over the future of the industry's biggest jets.

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UPDATE 1-Air France swaps two cancelled A380s for smaller A350 jets

PARIS, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Air France has swapped its remaining orders for two Airbus A380 superjumbos for three smaller A350s, Airbus confirmed on Friday, highlighting a switch towards lighter twinjets.

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Air France swaps two cancelled A380s for smaller A350 jets

PARIS, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Air France has swapped its remaining orders for two Airbus A380 superjumbos for three of the smaller A350s, Airbus data showed on Friday, highlighting a switch towards lighter twinjets.

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CORRECTED-Emirates receives first Rolls-Royce powered A380, resolves issues with engine maker

DUBAI, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul airline, has taken delivery of its first Rolls-Royce engine-powered Airbus A380 superjumbo and has resolved its dispute with the engine maker over a technical issue.

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Landing gear failure on Emirates A380 under investigation

LONDON/BERLIN, Nov 18 (Reuters) - An investigation is under way after one set of landing gear on an Emirates Airbus A380 failed to deploy properly before landing, forcing the world's largest airliner to touch down on its remaining wheels.

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Doubts grow over Airbus A380 sale to Iran: sources

PARIS (Reuters) - As Western planemakers seek to finalize lucrative deals to sell some 200 jets to Iran, doubts are growing over the sale of a dozen Airbus A380 superjumbo jets to the country's national flag carrier, several people familiar with deal said.

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UPDATE 1-Doubts grow over Airbus A380 sale to Iran -sources

* IranAir ordered 12 superjumbos, part of $27 bln Airbus order

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Doubts grow over Airbus A380 sale to Iran -sources

* IranAir ordered 12 superjumbos, part of $27 bln Airbus order

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AIRSHOW-Malaysia Airlines says delays Airbus A380 sale for two years at least

SINGAPORE, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has delayed plans to sell some of its Airbus A380 jumbo jets, and will now keep all six of them at least until 2018 after retiring its fleet of Boeing 777s, its chief executive told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-Japan's ANA Holdings orders three Airbus A380 super jumbos

TOKYO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - ANA Holdings said on Friday it will buy three Airbus A380 aircraft worth a combined $1.3 billion, reviving the European aircraft builder's long-held ambition to introduce its superjumbo to Japan.

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Japan's ANA Holdings orders three Airbus A380 super jumbos

TOKYO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - ANA Holdings, Japan's biggest carrier, said on Friday it will buy three Airbus A380 aircraft worth a combined $1.3 billion with the first to be delivered in 2018.

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Sideways landing is the scariest of 2015

An Airbus A380 pilot fought strong crosswinds and made an incredible landing at Dusseldorf airport.

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Airbus A380 upgrade may come later than 2022: CEO

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Airbus believes introducing a sales-boosting upgrade to its A380 aircraft in 2022 may be too early, Chief Executive Fabrice Bregier said at an industry gathering in New York on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Qatar Airways chief says would consider A380neo to replace A380s

DUBAI, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways' chief executive said on Sunday the airline would consider replacing some of its Airbus A380s with the upgraded A380neo if the newer plane performed better.

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Qatar Airways chief says would consider A380neo to replace A380s

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar Airways chief executive said on Sunday the airline would consider replacing some of its Airbus A380s with the upgraded A380neo if the newer plane performed better.

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Pilot makes dramatic landing

An Airbus A380 pilot fought strong crosswinds and made an incredible landing at Dusseldorf airport.

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AIRSHOW-Boeing says govt loans for Airbus A380neo would go against WTO rulings

PARIS, June 16 (Reuters) - Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner said at the Paris air show on Tuesday that any government loans for a revamped version of Airbus' A380 superjumbo would go against recent World Trade Organization rulings.

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United Airlines does not see a fit for Airbus A380

June 3 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc has been in talks about purchasing the world's biggest passenger jet from Airbus Group SE, the A380, but at the moment does not see it fitting with its fleet, the airline said Wednesday.

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UAE's Etihad gets rare full plane financing for A380 superjumbo

DUBAI, March 19 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways has signed a rare financing deal that will cover the entire cost of an aircraft, it said on Thursday, with Korean investors backing its second Airbus A380 superjumbo valued at a list price of $428 million.

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UPDATE 1-Turkish Airlines in talks for around 10 Airbus A380s -sources

PARIS/ISTANBUL, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Turkish Airlines is in negotiations to obtain 10 or more Airbus A380 jets in a deal potentially worth $4 billion based on a direct purchase at catalogue prices, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Turkish Airlines in talks for around 10 Airbus A380 jetliners -sources

DUBLIN, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Turkish Airlines is in negotiations to obtain 10 or more Airbus A380 jets in a deal potentially worth $4 billion based on a direct purchase at catalogue prices, two people familiar with the matter said.

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UPDATE 2-Engine parts supplier questions case for Airbus A380 upgrade

* MTU Aero Engines describes case for revamp as "challenging"

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MTU says business case for A380 engine upgrade 'challenging'

BERLIN/PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The business case for developing new engines for the Airbus A380 to boost sales of the world's largest airliner is "challenging," a partner in one of its engine suppliers said on Thursday.

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Qatar Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A380

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A380 superjumbo, ending a three-month standoff with the planemaker over the quality of its cabin fittings.

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Emirates agrees $425 mln loan for two A380 jets - bank

DUBAI, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates Airline has agreed a $425 million loan from a group of banks to fund the acquisition of two Airbus A380 superjumbos, one of the lenders said on Tuesday.

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Oversize Expectations for the Airbus A380

Why is the giant A380 jet wowing passengers, but not many airlines? Its maker may have made the wrong bet on air travel’s future.

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Skymark cancels order for six Airbus A380 aircraft - CEO

TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) - Skymark Airlines Inc has cancelled its order for six A380 aircraft from European plane maker Airbus Group NV, the chief executive of the Japanese company said on Tuesday.

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AIRSHOW-HK Airlines to drop A380s in order reshuffle -sources

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17 (Reuters) - Hong Kong Airlines is preparing to cancel an order for 10 Airbus A380 superjumbos after an associated leasing company struck an expanded deal to buy 70 smaller A320-family aircraft, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Emirates airline could buy 60-80 more A380s if engines upgraded: FT

(Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates could buy an additional 60 to 80 Airbus A380s if the four-engined superjumbo were revamped with more fuel-efficient engines by 2020, the airline's Chief Executive Tim Clark said, according to the Financial Times.

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Emirates airline could buy 60-80 more A380s if engines upgraded -FT

July 16 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates could buy an additional 60 to 80 Airbus A380s if the four-engined superjumbo were revamped with more fuel-efficient engines by 2020, the airline's Chief Executive Tim Clark said, according to the Financial Times.

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AIRSHOW-South Korea's Asiana signs 10-year maintenance deal with UTC

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16 (Reuters) - South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines has expanded its maintenance ties with UTC Aerospace Systems with a 10-year deal involving the evacuation slides aboard the airline's Airbus A380 superjumbos.

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Delta executive says no fit for A380 in carrier's system

June 16 (Reuters) - The Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, does not figure in the current plans of Delta Air Lines Inc, an executive at the carrier said on Monday, citing the reliability and efficiency of smaller aircraft.

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Qatar Airways A380 deliveries delayed again -CEO

June 16 (Reuters) - Delivery of the first three Airbus A380 superjumbos to Qatar Airways has hit a further delay of several weeks due to unresolved cabin issues, the airline's chief executive said.

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UPDATE 2-Japan's Skymark says Airbus A380 operations delayed

TOKYO, June 13 (Reuters) - Skymark Airlines Inc, Japan's leading discount carrier, said on Friday it would start flying the Airbus A380 up to six months later than planned, due to problems in fitting...

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UPDATE 1-Japan's Skymark says Airbus A380 operations delayed

TOKYO, June 13 (Reuters) - Skymark Airlines Inc, Japan's leading discount carrier, said on Friday that its operation of Airbus A380s will be delayed by as much as six months due to problems fitting interiors.

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UPDATE 1-Airbus, Emirates, Amedeo pitch U.S. airlines on A380 jetliner

NEW YORK, June 12 (Reuters) - Airbus, Emirates airline and aircraft leasing company Amedeo teamed up on Thursday in a charm offensive to sell U.S. airlines on the world's biggest jetliner, the Airbus A380.

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Airbus, Emirates, Amedeo pitch U.S. airlines on A380 jetliner

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Airbus, Emirates airline and aircraft leasing company Amedeo teamed up on Thursday in a charm offensive to sell U.S. airlines on the world's biggest jetliner, the Airbus A380.

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Emirates airline sees progress soon on A380 engine upgrade

DOHA (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates airline, the largest customer for the Airbus A380, said on Monday it hoped to achieve progress soon on its call to upgrade the world's biggest passenger jet with new engines.

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UPDATE 1-Emirates airline sees progress soon on A380 engine upgrade

DOHA, June 2 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates airline, the largest customer for the Airbus A380, said on Monday it hoped to achieve progress soon on its call to upgrade the world's biggest passenger jet with new engines.

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Emirates CEO sees progress soon on A380 engine upgrade

DOHA, June 2 (Reuters) - Emirates airline, the largest customer for the Airbus A380, said on Monday it hoped to achieve progress soon on its call to upgrade the world's largest passenger jet with new engines.

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Qatar Air postpones taking first A380 jet by several weeks

DOHA/DUBAI, May 30 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways has delayed taking delivery of its first Airbus A380 by "several weeks" while the planemaker tackles problems with the cabin interior identified by the airline during the handover, its chief executive told Reuters.

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World's most luxurious jets

Etihad Airways obviously had a clear agenda when redesigning the cabins on its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger jets -- come up a product so outlandishly luxurious that the world's jet setters are left with no question as to who's leading the inflight glitz game.

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UPDATE 1-Qatar Air may buy more A380s, but not for longest routes

BERLIN, March 6 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways, which plans to start flying the Airbus A380 to Europe this summer, may expand its order for the world's largest jetliner but is not interested in using it on the world's longest routes, its chief executive said on Thursday.

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Qatar Airways may exercise options on three extra A380s

BERLIN, March 6 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways may exercise options for three extra Airbus A380 superjumbos on top of the 10 it has already ordered, but has time to make a decision, Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Thursday.

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Qatar Airways to get three A380s in June, A350 on track

BERLIN (Reuters) - Qatar Airways will take delivery of its first three Airbus A380 aircraft in June and inaugurate its superjumbo services with a daily flight to London, Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Qatar Airways to get three A380s in June, A350 on track

BERLIN, March 5 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways will take delivery of its first three Airbus A380 aircraft in June and inaugurate its superjumbo services with a daily flight to London, Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Wednesday.

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Qatar Airways to get three A380s in June, says A350 on schedule

BERLIN, March 5 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways said on Wednesday it would take delivery of its first three Airbus A380 aircraft in June and inaugurate its superjumbo services with a daily flight to London.

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Turkish Airlines considering acquiring Airbus A380 or Boeing 747-8, chairman says

ISTANBUL, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Flag carrier Turkish Airlines is continuing feasibility work on acquiring either the Airbus A380 or Boeing 747-8, Chairman Hamdi Topcu said on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Lufthansa to begin Airbus A380 flights to India in 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Lufthansa said the German airline plans to begin flying Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on routes to India later this year.

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India lifts ban on Airbus A380s, foreign carriers interested

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India lifted a landing ban on Airbus A380s on Monday, enabling carriers such as Singapore Airlines and Emirates to fly their superjumbos into the world's second-most populous nation.

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UPDATE 1-India lifts ban on Airbus A380s, foreign carriers interested

NEW DELHI, Jan 27 (Reuters) - India lifted a landing ban on Airbus A380s on Monday, enabling carriers such as Singapore Airlines and Emirates to fly their superjumbos into the world's second-most populous nation.

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India lifts ban on Airbus A380s

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will allow Airbus A380 planes to land at the country's four main airports, the civil aviation ministry said on Monday, lifting restrictions on the superjumbos flying into the country.

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UPDATE 1-Doric expects to complete Airbus A380 order soon

DUBLIN, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Doric Lease Corp expects to finalize an order for 20 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets in the next couple of months, a senior executive said on Monday.

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Doric expects to complete Airbus A380 order soon

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Doric Lease Corp expects to finalize an order for 20 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets in the next couple of months, a senior executive said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand extend ties with code share deal, NZ flights

* Singapore Airlines to operate Airbus A380 to NZ (Adds details on industry background, carrier ties)

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Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand form alliance for NZ flights

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd and Air New Zealand have signed an agreement to form an alliance, enabling Air New Zealand to fly the Auckland-Singapore route and Singapore Airlines to operate the Airbus A380 to New Zealand.

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Singapore Airlines A380 in emergency landing in Azerbaijan, no injuries

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Monday an Airbus A380 flying from London to Singapore made an emergency landing in Azerbaijan due to cabin depressurization, but there were no injuries to the 467 passengers and 27 crew on board.

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Emirates orders 50 more Airbus A380

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates announced an order for 50 additional Airbus A380 superjumbos on Sunday, minutes after placing a record order for 150 Boeing jets at the opening of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.

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AIRSHOW-Emirates orders 50 more Airbus A380

DUBAI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates announced an order for 50 additional Airbus A380 superjumbos on Sunday, minutes after placing a record order for 150 Boeing jets at the opening of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.

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Dubai's Emirates to order A380s at Dubai airshow: chairman

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai's flag carrier Emirates will buy more Airbus A380 superjumbos at the Dubai Airshow, the airline's chairman said on Sunday, adding the carrier's total plane orders will exceed the $18 billion ordered in the last airshow.

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AIRSHOW-Dubai's Emirates to order A380s at Dubai airshow-chairman

DUBAI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Dubai's flag carrier Emirates will buy more Airbus A380 superjumbos at the Dubai Airshow, the airline's chairman said on Sunday, adding the carrier's total plane orders will exceed the $18 billion ordered in the last airshow.

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Airbus A380 faces strategy crunch after drop in orders

LONDON (Reuters) - Airbus is poised to review its A380 superjumbo after a slump in orders and has not ruled out shaving output of the world's largest jetliner while waiting for the economy to come to its rescue.

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UPDATE 2-British Airways gets first Airbus A380 in fleet upgrade

* BA takes delivery of first A380, world's biggest commercial jet

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UPDATE 1-British Airways gets first Airbus A380 in fleet upgrade

* Part of $15 bln upgrade to top-end, fuel-efficient planes

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Airbus A380 marks start to fleet modernization for British Airways

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways receives its first Airbus A380 jet at Heathrow airport on Thursday, marking the start of modernizing its aging fleet with new, more fuel-efficient planes able to better compete with fast-growing rivals.

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Airbus A380 marks start to fleet modernisation for British Airways

LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - British Airways receives its first Airbus A380 jet at Heathrow airport on Thursday, marking the start of modernising its aging fleet with new, more fuel-efficient planes able to better compete with fast-growing rivals.

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Dubai's Emirates plans new aircraft lease deal

DUBAI, June 27 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates airline plans to lease new Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft from a finance company that will issue $630 million of bond-type certificates to fund the...

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Doric unveils $8 billion Airbus A380 order

PARIS (Reuters) - Transport financier Doric Lease Corp said it would buy 20 Airbus A380 aircraft in a deal worth $8 billion at list prices and could snap up more, putting the planemaker on track to hit its full-year order target for the superjumbo.

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AIRSHOW-UPDATE 1-Doric unveils $8 bln Airbus A380 order

PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) - Transport financier Doric Lease Corp said it would buy 20 Airbus A380 aircraft in a deal worth $8 billion at list prices and could snap up more, putting the planemaker on track to hit its full-year order target for the superjumbo.

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AIRSHOW-Doric unveils $8 bln Airbus A380 order

PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) - German transport financier Doric Asset Finance said on Monday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 20 Airbus A380 superjumbos in a deal worth $8 billion at list prices.

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AIRSHOW-Airbus may get $8 bln Airbus A380 order

PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) - Airbus looked set to announce a major order potentially worth as much as $8 billion for A380 superjumbo aircraft from German transport financier Doric Asset Finance on Monday.

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British Airways to receive Boeing Dreamliner from June 26

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways will receive its first two Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes on June 26 and 27 and its first Airbus A380 superjumbo jet seven days later, becoming the first European airline to operate both aircraft.

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EU to give green light to Airbus A380 wing repairs

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Aviation Safety Agency said on Monday it would give formal approval to repairs designed to eliminate potential wing cracks on the Airbus A380.

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Air France seeks some delay on new Airbus A380 deliveries

PARIS, April 11 (Reuters) - Air France-KLM said it is finalising talks with planemaker Airbus about postponing deliveries of the next A380s it has on order by several months as it tries to rein in spending and reduce debt.