13 Feb '12, 6am

Airbus CEO says company 'screwed up' on A380 wing cracks, vows that the company will quickly fix the cracks

Airbus CEO says company 'screwed up' on A380 wing cracks, vows that the company will quickly fix the cracks

In this June 26, 2011 file photo, an Airbus A380 performs during a demonstration flight at the 49th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport, east of Paris, France. Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders vowed on Monday that the company will quickly fix tiny cracks detected on the wings of its flagship A380 super jumbo, admitting 'we screwed that up'. -- PHOTO: AP (AFP) - Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders vowed on Monday that the company will quickly fix tiny cracks detected on the wings of its flagship A380 super jumbo, admitting 'we screwed that up'. Mr Enders said he hoped that the wing problem as well as troubles on some of the A380's Rolls Royce engines which had been detected earlier, will not affect the European aircraft maker's credibility. Mr Enders was asked about the impact of the wing and engine problems on Airbus' future and reputation on the eve of the Singapore...

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Airbus CEO admits "screwed up" A380 wing cracks

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