Old Mar 9, 05, 1:28 pm
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Does anybody know if AA has some plans to buy the A380? When?
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Old Mar 9, 05, 1:31 pm
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AA does not have any current orders for A380's nor do I know of any plans to place orders in the future.

AFAIK, no U.S. passenger airlines have bought any yet. I think some U.S. cargo companies are buying them, but I could be wrong.
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Old Mar 9, 05, 1:34 pm
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Old Mar 9, 05, 1:35 pm
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pinniped is correct. AA has no plans to buy any A380s.

Think about it: AA doesn't currently fly any 747s. Nor any 777-300s.

So why on earth would it suddenly leapfrog those airplanes (pax capacity-wise) and buy A380s?

UPS and FexEx have ordered a few each. I suspect the reasons include the hope of favorable relations in the EU as much as for real desire to fly the behemoth.
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Old Mar 9, 05, 1:41 pm
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I think jojo123 is trying to bump their post count up to 100 as the same question appears in most of the airline forums. Rather irritiating.
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