Singapore Airlines and Qantas have expressed disappointment and annoyance at the six-month delay in A380 deliveries revealed just after the close of the IATA AGM in Tokyo. Airbus Chief Commercial Officer John Leahy held meetings with these carriers and Emirates at the AGM, and while airline CEOs are putting on a diplomatic front, privately they expressed serious concerns and annoyance. SIA now hopes to have its first A380 in service before the end of 2006 rather than in May, CEO Chew Choon ...

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