Airbus COO John Leahy said at the Singapore Airshow that the A380 remains “the only sensible solution” for a rapidly increasing number of travelers in the Asian region. Singling out Southeast Asia, Leahy said the aircraft is better on fuel consumption, quieter, more environmentally acceptable and more comfortable than alternative solutions when handling large passenger numbers. Leahy said Asian traveling middle classes would push growth of passenger numbers more than any other ...

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