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Airbus hits turbulence after Emirates halts US$16b deal for 36 A380s

One of the closest and most successful relations in aviation is looking bruised and throws up new complications for Airbus.


A PRELIMINARY deal to sell 36 A380s to Emirates blew up in an Airbus hospitality chalet moments before the Gulf carrier was expected to shower US$30 billion on the planemaker and its US rival Boeing at the start of last week's Dubai Airshow.

Two top Emirates officials broke...

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