A380 set to become aircraft industry’s first coronavirus victim

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Airbus’s A380 superjumbo is proving to be too big to survive in many airline fleets after the coronavirus.The pandemic has already grounded planes and brought air-travel almost to a standstill. Now airlines are making strategic decisions which could hasten the demise of the world’s largest commercial jetliner.Air France-KLM said Wednesday it will book a €500 million (US$550 million) writedown from the early phasing-out of its A380 fleet, while Emirates, the world’s largest operator of the type,…

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