Waiting for the A380

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ESTRAGON: Nothing to be done.
VLADIMIR: (advancing with short, stiff strides, legs wide apart). I'm beginning to come round to that opinion. All my life I've tried to put it from me, saying Vladimir, be reasonable, you haven't yet tried everything. And I resumed the struggle. (He broods, musing on the struggle. Turning to Estragon.) So there you are again. The A380 is delayed again.
The inability of Airbus to deliver its super jumbo jet is becoming just plain weird. To put it more philosophically, the Airbus A 380 is in a constant state of Becoming but it never seems to arrive at Being.

Airbus SA, maker of the yet-to-be-delivered A380 super jumbo passenger jet, is about to announce another production delay, a report said Wednesday.
French newspaper Les Echos said that Airbus would announce, perhaps this week, a new A380 delivery delay.
Airbus will reveal that it will only be able to deliver four of the nine A380s it has promised for next year, the BBC reported.
The A380, which cost $14 billion to develop, is the world's largest passenger airliner with a seating capacity of more than 800.

Airbus expects another A380 delay [UPI in the Washington Times]

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