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ChinesePod Today: Airbus A380 (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (February 26, 2019)

Airbus has discontinued manufacturing the A380. When this “superjumbo” aircraft began flying in 2007, many industry experts and flying enthusiasts believed that it represented the future of aviation. However, airlines struggled to fill seats on A380 flights.

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/TkEjCjWLsmE

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

淘汰 táo tài: eliminate through competition or selection
采购 cǎi gòu: to purchase products
翱翔 áo xiáng: to hover or soar
啧啧称奇 zé zé chēng qí: to click your tongue in astonishment

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