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Old 16th Mar 2018, 16:38
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Originally Posted by ETOPS View Post
Airbus have released their latest O & D spreadsheet - shows that Virgin have cancelled the order for six A380 aircraft.

Whilst I'm certain SRB was serious at the time it does seem to have taken a long time to drop this order and concentrate on something more practical - A350 being much more suited to the route structure.

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My understanding is that Airbus were holding it until the alternative was confirmed. The firming of A350s forces them to officially process the cancellation.
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