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Airbus A380 marks start to fleet modernization for British Airways

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways receives its first Airbus <EAD.PA> A380 jet at Heathrow airport on Thursday, marking the start of modernizing its aging fleet with new, more fuel-efficient planes able to better compete with fast-growing rivals.Full story

Australian body faults Rolls-Royce over Qantas engine explosion

SINGAPORE/CANBERRA (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce Plc <RROYC.UL> failed to identify a defect that caused one of its engines to explode on a Qantas Airways Ltd <QAN.AX> aircraft carrying more than 400 people over Indonesia three years ago, an Australian safety regulator found. Full story

Doric unveils $8 billion Airbus A380 order

PARIS (Reuters) - Transport financier Doric Lease Corp said it would buy 20 Airbus <EAD.PA> A380 aircraft in a deal worth $8 billion at list prices and could snap up more, putting the planemaker on track to hit its full-year order target for the superjumbo. Full story

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An A380 aircraft is seen through a window with an Airbus logo during the EADS / Airbus 'New Year Press Conference' in Hamburg January 17, 2012. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen
An A380 aircraft is seen through a window with an Airbus logo during the EADS / Airbus 'New Year Press Conference' in Hamburg January 17, 2012. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen

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A Qantas plane A380 passes an emergency vehicle as it takes off from Kingsford Smith International airport in Sydney June 27, 2013. Rolls-Royce Plc failed to identify a defect that caused one of its engines to explode on a Qantas Airways Ltd A380 aircraft carrying more than 400 people over Indonesia