Only the coming weeks will reveal how serious the fallout is from the decision by Airbus shareholders to postpone formal launch of the proposed A350 on the eve of the Paris air show. So far, the European airframe manufacturer says it will proceed with the development program and meet its 2010 in-service goal. And in the intervening time, Airbus expects to rake in orders. But the A350 story has been one of constantly changing plot lines, and more twists may be ahead as the company ...

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