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Virgin cancels Airbus A380 order, conceding the super-jumbo has no place in its fleet

Virgin Atlantic Airways canceled its order for six Airbus SE A380 super-jumbos, finally acknowledging that the world’s largest passenger aircraft has no place in its fleet after years of deferring a decision on the double-decker. ( More...

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Virgin cancels long-dormant A380 order

Virgin Atlantic has finally cancelled its order for six Airbus A380s, the airframer's latest backlog data shows. Airbus has listed a cancellation of six of the double-deck type in its figures covering the first two months of this year. Virgin Atlantic had six A380s on order, but Airbus no longer lists these aircraft against the UK airline.


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