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Airbus is pulling the plug on the eye clinic a three eighty the world's largest airliner on Thursday the company announced plans to scrap production for the super jumbo after years of lackluster sales when it took to the skies in two thousand five the a three eighty was a major step in error buses efforts to compete with Boeing with a double decker cabin and room for over five hundred people it was designed to challenge Boeing's legendary seven four seven but ultimately it failed to take off when instead airlines back to a new generation of smaller more nimble Jack's the big shake up comes after Emirates the A. three eighties biggest customer reduced its orders for the super jumbo recently opting instead for the smaller eighty three fifties a slew of other airlines have been canceling their orders to all this puts over three thousand jobs at Airbus at risk the company says it will enter talks with unions in the coming weeks and still plans to make seventeen more the planes the last a three eighty will be delivered in twenty twenty one