A380 completed 52 flights and accumulated a total of 178 hr. as of July 29, according to VP-Marketing Colin Stuart. Speaking to the Aero Club in Washington Friday, Stuart reiterated that Airbus needs to sell 250 aircraft "plus or minus 10%" for the program to achieve breakeven. The company has targeted 700 aircraft sales out of a total market in the size class for 1,250 aircraft. "So there is room for Boeing," he joked.

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