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Airbus Pursues Saudia A380 Order With Super-Dense 615 Seater

  • Planemaker pitches two-class layout as best option for Hajj
  • Amedeo says deal could be first in world for used superjumbos

Airbus Group SE is aiming to seal a prospective Saudi order for the A380 superjumbo by pitching a new 615-seat, two-class version it says would be the ideal congestion-buster for carrying pilgrims to Mecca.

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