TOULOUSE—Etihad Airways is close to dropping large parts of its orders for Airbus and Boeing widebodies in an effort to reduce growth and stem losses. The airline is in “commercial discussions” with Airbus to cut all 40 A350-900s it has on firm order plus two A350-1000s. Of the original order for 62 A350s, only 20 A350-1000s remain, according to Airbus. The commitment for 26 A321neos is unchanged. Etihad stated that it is taking six 777-9s, 26 A321neos and five A350-1000s ...


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