Air France plans to reduce its 10-strong Airbus A380 fleet by returning at least two—and potentially all—of the five leased A380s the carrier operates. The move, first reported Nov. 23 by French newspaper Les Echos, was confirmed to Aviation Daily by a source. Initially, at least two of the airline’s leased A380s are set to be returned beginning late 2019, when the leasing contracts expire, Les Echos reported, adding that as many as five may go back in the longer ...

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