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Airbus Wins All Nippon as Customer for A380 Superjumbos

  • A380 sale to ANA would be first to a major Japanese carrier
  • ANA purchase would form part of broader strategic revamp

Airbus Group SE won an agreement from ANA Holdings Inc., Japan’s largest airline, to buy three of its A380 superjumbos, said a person familiar with the plan, giving the European planemaker a welcome vote of confidence for an aircraft that hadn’t won a new airline customer in three years.

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