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

Alan Brown Silver badge

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

" it was that the market wasn't big enough for a second option."

Which is exactly the reason that the L1011 and DC10/11 failed and took the manufacturers with them.

The difference is that the A380 is a halo craft of a range being sold and the farm isn't being bet on it. Airbus can afford to keep it as a low volume item as its presence sells the smaller birds.

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