Qantas delays A380 deliveries to cut spending by $400m
Qantas will cut spending by a further $400 million next financial year by delaying delivery of new A380 aircraft.
A review of the airline's maintenance operations had concluded, but a decision would not be announced until mid-May, Qantas said in a statement today.
The reduction cuts the carrier's planned expenditure on equipment in 2012-13 to $1.9 billion.
Qantas was to receive two new super jumbo A380s in early 2013, but will now take delivery of the aircraft in the 2016/17 financial year.
Another six A380s will be delivered to Qantas from 2018/19.
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If the headline is correct, I guess it's now a lot clearer how much QF have purchased their A380s for (on a unit basis).
744ER on Dallas for a long while yet it seems...