Dissecting the A380's troubles

Production delays have cost CEOs their jobs, parent company EADS billions of dollars, and Airbus the lead in its dogfight with Boeing. Here, Fortune lays out the story

On a grand scale
On a grand scale
While Airbus has taken the passenger jet to new heights, Boeing's next hot plane is the smaller, more fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner. Airlines have been queuing up to buy both planes, while airports around the world are scrambling to widen their taxiways to accommodate the A380.





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