With the first A380 on the scrapheap after just 11 years Airbus’ bad bet now is painfully obvious

Bigger isn’t always better. And Airbus’ giant A380 double-decker airplane capable of flying 8,000 nautical miles with 555 passengers in a conventional three-class configuration or a whoping 853 in an all-one-class configuration that is almost too bizarre to contemplate, is a 277 ton primary example of that maxim. Next week will mark the 11th anniversary of the A380′s celebrated entry into commercial service. Forbes

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