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The Airbus fleet in a formation flyby to celebrate the consortium's 50th birthday.

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here’s a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan.

On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans.
An Airbus A380.

An American Airlines VP reveals why the Airbus A380 doesn’t work for the world’s biggest airline

American Airlines is one of the many carriers around the world to turn away from the Airbus A380 superjumbo.

Airbus is scrapping production of its iconic A380 superjumbo as airlines ditch the biggest commercial jet in history

It comes after Emirates reduced its order of A380s. Airbus said it had "no substantial A380 backlog and hence no basis to sustain production."

The $16 billion Emirates order Airbus needs to save the A380 superjumbo is reportedly in danger of collapse

Emirates agreed to order 20 Airbus A380 airliners along with an option for 16 additional superjumbos in January. Now, the $16 billion deal is reportedly in danger of falling apart according to Bloomberg.
An Airbus A380.

How Airbus became Boeing’s greatest rival

Airbus and Boeing each own roughly 50% of the global airliner market. The rivalry between the US and the European titans started more than 40 years ago when Airbus launched its first plane called the A300.

A Qantas Airbus A380 took a ‘nosedive’ over the Pacific after flying through turbulence caused by another A380

Qantas Flight 94, an Airbus A380, took a 10-second "nosedive" over the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, passengers said, as it flew through the wake turbulence caused by another Qantas Airbus A380 flying 1,000 feet above.
An Airbus A380.

A small European airline you’ve never heard of will fly the Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 has found its fourth European customer in Hi Fly. Other European airlines with the A380 are Air France, Lufthansa, and British Airways.

Inside the $350 million Emirates complex designed to fix the Airbus A380 superjumbo

Emirates Engineering is tasked with ensuring that the world's largest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s fly safely.
An Emirates Airbus A380 in a two-class configuration.

Airbus just landed the $16 billion Emirates deal it needs to save the iconic A380 superjumbo

Emirates has agreed to acquire as many as 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos worth $16 billion.