Three joint ventures are casting global nets to fish for A380 component customers.
LONDON -- Once the Airbus A380 makes its first commercial flight at the end of this year, keeping it flying will be another new challenge, not because it won't be reliable, but simply due to its size and complexity. After all, the overriding airline criteria for this 540-tonne, 550-seat monster is no delays or schedule disruptions, which has focused the minds of those who will support it. Key to meeting these criteria will be good component support, to ensure replacements are readily ...
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