There are few remaining true believers in very large jetliners. While Airbus, and to a lesser extent Boeing, still pay lip service to a long-term theoretical requirement for these quadjets in their public market forecasts, demand trends are telling a clear story: The Airbus A380 is slowly dying, and the Boeing 747 is dead as a passenger airplane. But the route fragmentation that is killing large quadjets is also badly hurting medium-large twin-aisles. And the entire twin-aisle market seems ...


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