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Will There Ever Be An Airbus A390?

In 2015, American manufacturer Boeing began researching a concept airliner for the middle market known as the 797. Following this numerical trend across to Boeing’s European counterpart, what are the chances that Airbus will ever manufacture an A390?

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The A350 was the last widebody airliner launched by Airbus. What will be the next? Photo: Getty Images

The airline industry is currently somewhat stagnant as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, research and development among aircraft manufacturers has continued. As such, we may yet see Airbus launch a brand new model at some point in the future. The logical, numerical progression for its name would be the A390. The names A360 and A370 also remain vacant. However, the bigger questions concern what the aircraft would entail and when it would be launched…More https://simpleflying.com/will-there-ever-be-an-airbus-a390/

3 Comments

  • Wanthana phonanek
    Posted November 10, 2020 at 7:54 am
    Reply

    With the economic situation not booming,theA390 is unlikely to be there during this time.

  • Roslina Shamsuddin
    Posted November 10, 2020 at 9:09 am
    Reply

    Yes there will be, because regardless what is the world condition and situation, technology is an ongoing subject. You just cant ignore the other party inventing something and you dont.

  • Giovanni Betti
    Posted November 10, 2020 at 2:55 pm
    Reply

    We all would love to see one.
    But I believe Airbus will be fine with the success of the A321 XLR.

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