12-Mar-2010 11:10 AM

Etihad Airways may again delay A380 delivery schedule

Etihad Airways CEO, James Hogan, announced the carrier is considering plans to delay the delivery schedule of A380 aircraft and bring forward the delivery of other aircraft, as part of its target to reach profitability by the end of 2011 (Bloomberg, 11-Mar-2010). The delivery of A380s has already been delayed from late 2012 to 2013, while Etihad will continue to monitor this delivery schedule as per its plans. The carrier plans to take delivery of three A330s in 2010.