Thai Airways Chairman Ampon Kittiampon told reporters yesterday that the airline negotiated with Airbus to delay the start of its A380 deliveries to December 2012 from late next year, Reuters reported. "We want to postpone the delivery as far as possible to reflect the current market conditions," he said. Last month, two other Thai executives told reporters that the carrier was reconsidering its order for six A380s (ATWOnline, June 10).

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