EDITORIAL: In Airbus vs Akbar, Who’s Going To Blink?

Happier days: Qatar Airways Group CEO at the A350-1000 first delivery ceremony in 2018 with then-Airbus president Commercial Fabrice Brégier.
Credit: Airbus
Why has Airbus provoked one of its toughest but also most prominent airline customers with the possibly unprecedented action of unilaterally canceling a major order that the airline is presumably able to afford? The escalating dispute between Airbus and Qatar Airways has many in the industry...

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