Airbus President and CEO Christian Streiff revealed yesterday in Paris that A380 launch customer Singapore Airlines will not receive its first by year end 2006, as had been stated last June (ATWOnline, June 14). First delivery now will occur in October 2007, more than 18 months behind the original delivery schedule and 10 months behind the schedule unveiled in June. Under the latest revision, just the one aircraft for SIA will be delivered next year. A further 13 will be delivered in 2008 ...

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