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SIA To Take Delivery Of 1st A380. Emirates Out?  
User currently offlineBokratensa From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 2 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2685 times:

Singapore Airlines will also be the first airline in the world to operate the 555-seat A380, with the delivery of the first aircraft scheduled for the first quarter of 2006. Source: Airbus.com

What happend to Emirates order. It was supposed to be be the launch customer to the A380 (according to the same source, airbus.com)

Emirates people, any explanation???

Good Day!

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User currently offlineKhoahuynhuk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2640 times:

No,it was A launch customer

User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13742 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2600 times:

SIa ordered the A380 and it was announced they would be the first. That was in September 2000. However four months later, Emirates woke up after dozing and not realised for four months, that SIA were going to be first. They were not impressed and went to Toulouse. How nice. Anyway they discussed. However, they obviously haven't done much.

Oh well. SIA fans rejoice.



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