The rise and fall of the Airbus A380 superjumbo

The European plane maker Airbus announced an end to its A380 superjumbo program, just 12 years after it first took to the skies. The future of the world’s largest commercial jet-liner had long been in doubt after it became clear that it was heavily reliant on just one customer, the Middle East airline Emirates. CNBC takes a look at the plane that was built to revolutionize air travel, but found that the skies had already moved on.


The European plane maker Airbus announced an end to its A380 superjumbo program, just 12 years after it first took to the skies. The future of the world’s largest commercial jet-liner had long been in doubt after it became clear that it was heavily reliant on just one customer, the Middle East airline Emirates. CNBC takes a look at the plane that was built to revolutionize air travel, but found that the skies had already moved on.
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Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-02-14  Authors: david reid, pascal parrot, getty images, roslan rahman, afp
Keywords: news, cnbc, companies, travel, a380, worlds, skies, takes, fall, plane, revolutionize, reliant, took, superjumbo, airbus, skiesthe, rise


The rise and fall of the Airbus A380 superjumbo

The European plane maker Airbus announced an end to its A380 superjumbo program, just 12 years after it first took to the skies.

The future of the world’s largest commercial jet-liner had long been in doubt after it became clear that it was heavily reliant on just one customer, the Middle East airline Emirates.

CNBC takes a look at the plane that was built to revolutionize air travel, but found that the skies had already moved on.


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-02-14  Authors: david reid, pascal parrot, getty images, roslan rahman, afp
Keywords: news, cnbc, companies, travel, a380, worlds, skies, takes, fall, plane, revolutionize, reliant, took, superjumbo, airbus, skiesthe, rise


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