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Airbus delivers 10th A380 this year

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 19, 2010
A380 MSN004 visits Schiphol.

Airbus says that it is on track to meet its goal of delivering 20 A380s this year, with the manufacturer delivering its ninth and tenth A380s for 2010 on July 16.

MSN051 was delivered to Singapore Airlines while MSN041 was handed over to Lufthansa earlier the same day, bringing their respective A380 fleets to 11 and two. SIA now joins Emirates in operating 11 A380s in their current fleets, while Qantas has six and Air France has taken delivery of three.

Meanwhile A380 development aircraft MSN004 visited Schiphol airport in the Netherlands last week for airport compatibility evaluations.

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Airbus delivers 10th A380 this year

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 19, 2010
A380 MSN004 visits Schiphol.

Airbus says that it is on track to meet its goal of delivering 20 A380s this year, with the manufacturer delivering its ninth and tenth A380s for 2010 on July 16.

MSN051 was delivered to Singapore Airlines while MSN041 was handed over to Lufthansa earlier the same day, bringing their respective A380 fleets to 11 and two. SIA now joins Emirates in operating 11 A380s in their current fleets, while Qantas has six and Air France has taken delivery of three.

Meanwhile A380 development aircraft MSN004 visited Schiphol airport in the Netherlands last week for airport compatibility evaluations.

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