[UPDATED] Airbus CFO Harald Wilhelm surprised the aviation world the day before the Airbus Global Investor Forum by raising the possibility of either re-engining the A380 with more efficient engines or discontinuing A380 production in 2018. However, the Toulouse-based manufacturer made it clear it will get additional A380 customers. Production slots are almost fully booked for the next three years and Airbus said it continues to improve the aircraft. “Four campaigns are underway for ...

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