A380 wing cracks stem from production, Airbus says

01/26/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The · Reuters · Bloomberg

Airbus announced that the wing cracks in its A380s were caused by flaws in production, not fatigue from flying. The aircraft manufacturer will fix the wings by removing affected wing brackets and replacing them. "The A380 is safe to fly," said Airbus executive Tom Williams. "We've taken short-term steps to address the issue and we are working on a longer-term solution."

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