Waiting on a Plane ALTHOUGH AIRBUS MIGHT HAVE PREFERRED otherwise, it certainly will have the center stage at this month's Farnborough International Airshow (July 17-23). Alas, the A380's first visit to this storied event has been overshadowed by news of further delays to the program. The delays, attributed to "industrial issues only," related mainly to the wiring, mean that launch customer Singapore Airlines will get just one aircraft this year and that Airbus will deliver just nine ...

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