LONDON—Virgin Atlantic has canceled the six Airbus A380s it originally ordered in 2001. Speaking at a media briefing here, Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger confirmed that the much-postponed A380 commitment was canceled “within the last couple of weeks.” Kreeger said the firm order was previously downgraded to options as part of the order negotiations for another aircraft type—possibly as part of an earlier A330 deal. “We have canceled our options on the ...

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