Opinion: Mega-Transports Hobbled By Their Size

Credit: Airbus/H. Gousse
Recently, Emirates signed an impressive order for an additional 50 Airbus A380s and Amedeo (formerly Doric Leasing) ordered 20 of the mega-transports. These orders are enough to maintain A380 production for more than two years; they also breed false hope. Realistically, the program is probably...

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