British Airways CEO Rod Eddington watered down Airbus Chief Commercial Officer John Leahy's suggestion that it is "not a matter of if but of when" BA will order the A380. Speaking at the Airbus Technical Briefing in Toulouse Tuesday, Leahy told media that "one of the biggest hubs of the A380 will be London Heathrow. It's just not possible for BA not to operate the aircraft in BA colors" (ATWOnline, May 19). But Eddington told this website yesterday that the airline wants to see the A380 in ...

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