Qantas will keep its Airbus A380 fleet grounded until at least Wednesday as it focuses on whether newly discovered oil leaks may hold the clue to the catastrophic failure of the No. 2 Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine last Thursday (ATW Daily News Nov. 5). QF CEO Alan Joyce said the finding of the oil leaks in other QF A380 engines had focused the investigation. However, he added that investigations into other areas of the engine would continue “in order to rule out other potential ...

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