Reply to post: Re: Poor choice of words..gives Emirates the opportunity to squeeze the hell out of Airbus.

Airbus warns it could quit A380 production

Steve Todd

Re: Poor choice of words..gives Emirates the opportunity to squeeze the hell out of Airbus.

No, they can’t. Firstly Boeing have discontinued the 747 and now don’t make anything remotely close to the capacity of the A380. Secondly retraining their pilots and maintenance staff to whatever they replace them with would be hugely expensive.

Adding to that, Emirates is not the only customer, it’s just the largest.

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