Qantas delivered Airbus an early Christmas present, signing for eight more A380s and four A330-200s yesterday in Sydney. The order makes the airline the second-biggest A380 customer after Emirates and left Airbus President and CEO Louis Gallois looking forward to 2007. The signing was confirmation of an October announcement (ATWOnline, Oct. 31). Qantas's first A380 will be delivered in August 2008 and Gallois told ATWOnline that he is confident his company will meet the revised production ...

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