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Airbus Doesn't List FedEx A380 Orders?  
User currently offline747-600X From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2804 posts, RR: 14
Posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1747 times:

I just downloaded the complete Airbus orders/deliveries list, and it shows:

10 Air France,
22 Emirates,
10 ILFC,
15 Lufthansa,
12 Qantas,
10 Singapore, and
6 Virgin Atlantic orders for the A380. So where are the FedEx units?
(Total of 85)

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User currently offlineUal777contrail From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1732 times:

maybe they backed out and went 747er,yah!!!

just kiddin

ual 777 contrail

User currently offlineAvObserver From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 2478 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1723 times:

I can only assume the website data hasn't been updated for whatever reason-maybe Airbus's webmaster is down with the flu. The 10 FedEx aircraft ARE confirmed, according to all of the reports I've seen.

User currently offlineRacko From Germany, joined Nov 2001, 4857 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1662 times:

Airbus is sometimes very slow with the orders on their page. It takes forever until the order is up there, and it takes forever until it is removed if the order is cancelled.

User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29895 posts, RR: 58
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1652 times:

They will hold off.

That way they can make one order look like 3 or four.

A big announcement when the intent to purchase is signed

Another one when the order is confirmed.

Another one when they put it on their website.

Makes for inflated numbers for the politicians that are bankrolling that company.

User currently offlineQatarAirways From Qatar, joined Sep 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1646 times:

Airbus update the orders .xls file every first week of the next month. So you'll see the updated file containing all of July's orders and deliveries by the first week of August.

User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1627 times:

Yes, Airbus takes a while to update its orders website -- hence all the fuss about the BA A318s.

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