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China Southern became China's first A380 operator in 2011 (Photo: Airbus)

Hope for the A380? French Government Pitch Super-Jumbo Jet to Chinese Officials During State Visit

French president Emmanuel Macron visited China this week. Part of his agenda is an attempt to attract Chinese interest for the Airbus A380 aircraft. He was joined by Airbus’ CEO Fabrice Brégier in what may be a last-ditch attempt to find new customers for the world’s largest commercial airliner. Airbus has seen little success selling its flagship for a number of years. The aircraft has a reputation for being a wonder of modern engineering but is increasingly struggling to convince…

Exclusive: A Day With Airbus at the Paris Air Show…

On Thursday, June 22, the fourth day of the Paris Air Show, our team had the opportunity to attend an exclusive, invitation-only event held by Airbus. Known as the "Blogger's Day," AirlineGeeks.com's European Lead, James Dinsdale, was joined by eight other attendees for the event which included guided tours of the…

Exclusive Photos: Airbus Introduces the A380plus with New Split Winglet…

For years now, people have continuously speculated that the production of the Airbus A380 would soon come to an end. However, today Airbus has reassured the world that the A380 will continue to live on with the introduction of the brand new Airbus A380plus. The A380plus includes many new aerodynamic…