Delays hit aircraft deliveries

31 August 2008

New production delays at the world's biggest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing have sent major Middle East carriers into uncertainties, as the second A380 will not be delivered in September as expected, The National has reported. The double decker airline may join Emirates not until October 20, according to trade reports. The situation has been attributed to delays from Airbus suppliers in delivering interior outfitting.

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