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Some Airbus Superjumbos Head to Scrapyards Due to Weak Demand

Munshi Ahmed

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 in flight. The first Airbus SE superjumbo to exit service will be stored minus its engines at a French airfield next week as its owner seeks a new operator for a plane that while still relatively young in industry terms has fallen out of favor with airlines. Munshi Ahmed

Skift Take: Airbus last year met its sales targets by producing more older-model planes. But the European manufacturer needs to learn from its missteps with the A380, A320neo, and other attempts at next-generation aircraft.

— Sean O’Neill

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