The Huge Airbus A380: Pros and Cons

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Europeans were privy to a momentous party last night, in a hangar. In Toulouse, France, Airbus unveiled its latest jumbo jet, the A380. Among the plane's claims to fame: it can hold 555 passengers, and could possibly include casinos or nurseries -- the plane is as big as a football field. But what are the benefits are of having such a large plane on the market?

Guest:

Scott McCartney, writes "Middle Seat" column for The Wall Street Journal

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