Qatar Airways has abandoned plans to bring its first Airbus A380 to next week’s Farnborough Airshow. The news follows an announcement in June that aircraft deliveries had been delayed after one of the airline’s inspection teams found deficiencies in the cabin. A Qatar Airways spokesman on Wednesday would only confirm the aircraft would not be arriving in the UK for the airshow, referring to comments made in June by CEO Akbar Al Baker over the cabin issue. Al Baker had said that ...

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