UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic has canceled the six Airbus A380s that it originally ordered in 2001. Speaking to ATW at a media briefing in London on March 7, Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger confirmed that the much-postponed A380 commitment was canceled “within the last couple of weeks.” Kreeger said the firm order was previously downgraded to options as part of the order negotiations for another type—possibly as part of an earlier A330 deal. “We have ...

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