Tag: A380

Emirates Orders Two Additional A380 Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wednesday, April 13, 2016 — DUBAI, U.A.E – Emirates today announced it has placed an order with manufacturer Airbus for an additional two new A380 aircraft, to be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2017. Emirates already operates the world’s largest fleet of Airbus A380s, with 75 in service and a further 65 on firm […]

World’s Biggest Passenger Plane Emirates’ A380 Touches Down at Birmingham

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the world’s largest aeroplanes has made its maiden touchdown at Birmingham Airport, delighting hundreds of plane spotters who had gathered to see the behemoth touch down. An Emirates’ Airbus A380 – all 238ft of it – put wheels-down on the tarmac right on schedule for the airline’s inaugural Dubai service on Sunday. With […]

Air France-KLM Drops Two A380s For Three More A350 Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France-KLM group announced that they converted the last two Airbus A380 orders to three A350-900 long-haul airliners. In 2013, it is understood from consolidated results that the real price of an Airbus A380 bought in 2012 by Air France was 149 million euros, far from the $404 million of the list price. This year, […]

Emirates Brings First Scheduled A380 Service to Vienna

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s largest passenger aircraft comes to Austria on 1st July 2016, as Emirates announces that it will operate one of its two scheduled daily flights into Vienna International Airport with its iconic A380 aircraft. The airline, which has carried almost three million passengers on the Dubai-Vienna route since it was launched on 1st May […]

Are We Watching The Sunset of A380?

Reading Time: 4 minutes It has been ten years since the inaugural flight of Airbus A380, the world’s biggest passenger airliner. There is a lot of talks that A380 project is living its last days, because of poor orders in 2015. The Iran’s crazy “shopping”, after the sanctions on investments in oil, gas and petrochemicals, exports of refined petroleum […]

Auckland Welcomes Emirates A380 World Record Passenger Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute The longest non-stop commercial flight ever has touched down today. An Emirates Airbus A380 completed its massive journey from Dubai to Auckland in 17 hours and 15 minutes. The plane covered an enormous 8,824 miles (14,200km). It chops three hours off the current flight time between the two cities. The flight beat the previous record held by […]

Asia-Pacific Is A Key A380 Market Today And For The Future

Reading Time: 2 minutes The A380 has literally changed the shape of air transportation in Asia-Pacific, and will continue to play an important role as this region’s dynamic passenger traffic develops during the years to come. Asia-Pacific is a major “home” for the A380: almost half of the global customer base for Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner is located […]

Air France Officially Inaugurates Its A380 Between Paris and Mexico

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France officially inaugurated its Airbus A380, the Company’s largest super jumbo in its long-haul fleet, on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Mexico route. To celebrate the event, Frédéric Gagey, Air France Chairman and CEO, Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO, and a delegation led by Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the […]

Iran Selects Airbus For Its Civil Aviation Renewal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Iran officials have signed two agreements for 118 new aircraft, pilot training, airport operations and ATM support. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to France with French President François Hollande. Iran Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of the full range […]

Iran Makes Order for Airbus A380 and A350

Reading Time: < 1 minute It didn’t take long after the sanctions against Iran were lifted: the country has made a provisional deal with Airbus to buy eight A-380 aircraft to be delivered from 2019, according to the deputy transport minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan quoted by Reuters this Sunday (24 January). The tentative deal, which the ministry hopes to complete […]