Harald Wilhelm, CFO of Airbus, reiterated that he expects to deliver 25 A380s in 2012 but there are still some slots to be booked from 2015. Airbus brought in only four new orders for the A380 last year, compared with a target of 30, and the company hasn’t booked a purchase for the A380 this year, on a goal of 25 contracts. The company has cut back output plans as it works through changing the wing structure, eating into sales growth. The fact is the A380 program looks further than ever away from breaking even and this statement today puts

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