Airbus said in a regulatory filing released Jan. 31 that it is in “commercial discussions with Emirates Airline in relation to its A380 contract” following two reports that the airline may ditch all or part of a follow-up order for the aircraft. A termination of the contract could force Airbus close to shutting down the program, a move the manufacturer seriously considered before securing the latest commitment from the type’s by far largest customer. News agencies ...

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