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Podcast: Qatar’s new VP reveals how the airline seized the initiative

In this episode, we talk to the VP Pacific of Qatar Airways, Tom Scruby, about why the airline decided to keep flying.

A380 defies obituaries as Emirates returns them to the sky

The announcement comes as Dubai opens its doors to tourists for the first time since March, with holidaymakers set to return to the city-state from 7 July.

End of the giants? More A380s grounded and orders cancelled

As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and shut down international travel, airlines have been looking to cut costs. One of the best ways to cut costs is to ground expensive or inefficient aircraft or to retire them completely, because of this for many airlines the first on the chopping block is the

Video: British Airways stores 11 A380s at Châteauroux, France

British Airways stored its 11 Airbus A380 jets at the Châteauroux-Marcel Dassault Airport in France because of a lack of space at its base at London-Heathrow.

Wednesday airline updates: Lufthansa drastically shrinks fleet

Lufthansa will decommission 32 aircraft in its fleet immediately, including six A380s, seven A340-600s, three A340-300s, five 747-400s, and 11 A320s.

Air France to end Airbus A380 operations in 2022

Air France says it will retire its fleet of 10 Airbus A380s by the end of 2022 due to the limited number of profitable markets for the aircraft.


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