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Qantas to inspect Airbus A380s for “fine” wing cracks

July 11, 2019

Qantas will take a peek at the rear spars of its big-mumma jets after an international AD was issued over “fine” cracks being found in the wings.

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Investigation into Virgin flight mishap prompts Airbus A320 software update

April 9, 2019

It turns out that Boeing isn’t the only company in need of urgent software updates for some of its aircraft.

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Airbus to cease production of A380 superjumbo jet

February 15, 2019

The announcement signals the end of an era for the aviation industry. We’ll be raising a tearful glass to the ‘giant of the skies’ at knock-off drinks this afternoon.

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Qantas cancels order of eight Airbus A380s, signalling end of the ‘giant of the skies’

February 8, 2019

Looks like the airline industry’s love affair with the jet is coming to an end, with the aircraft seen watching Bridget Jones’s Diary and sobbing into a tub of ice cream.

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You have to see this new luxury airbus

August 13, 2018

This magic floating aircraft is like nothing you’ve ever seen before, and we’re super excited about it. Now we’re just waiting for our invite to the inaugural flight in a few years time.

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The unbelievable amount of parts in A380 Airbuses

January 25, 2018

The amount of work that goes into making an Airbus plane is jaw-dropping. Though we would argue Ikea furniture is still harder to assemble.

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Can Russia’s MC-21 rival Boeing and Airbus?

June 9, 2016

Russia has unveiled a new airliner set to rival the western competitors, Boeing and Airbus.

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Airbus, Boeing announce $3b airplane deals

February 18, 2016

Airbus and Boeing have announced modest aircraft orders at the Singapore Air Show, indicating a lull in demand.

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Airbus boss says Asian demand buoyant & fears of a downturn unfounded

February 17, 2016

Fabrice Bregier says fears of a downturn in the industry are a load of old rot and he’s happy to do anyone a deal on a slightly used A380.

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Airbus beats Boeing in 2015 order race

January 13, 2016

European planemaker Airbus has beaten Boeing in the race for new business last year, swelling its total order book to a record $US1 trillion,

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