Air France axes A380, Emirates seen cutting deliveries

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DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) – The world’s largest airliner, the Airbus (AIR.PA) A380, took a step closer to the aviation archives on Wednesday as Air France said it would permanently axe its grounded fleet and sources said Emirates was in talks to reduce remaining deliveries.

FILE PHOTO: Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800 plane approaches for landing at Dubai Airports in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 26, 2018. EUTERS/ Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo

The superjumbo is close to the end of its production run after demand switched to smaller jets, and airlines including Air France (AIRF.PA) have been idling the

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