A380

Emirates A380 with newest premium economy debut flight

On January 4, 2020, Emirates deploys its latest A380 featuring the new signature Premium Economy Cabin to London Heathrow....


Emirates to receive the last Airbus A380 in May 2022

Emirates President Sir Tim Clark said the airline would take delivery of the last-ever Airbus A380 in May 2022. ...


Emirates receives first of three A380s to be delivered by 2021

Emirates took delivery of the first of three A380 aircraft to be received by the end of 2020. The Super Jumbo was flown to Dubai partially powered by sustainable aviation fuel....


Last Emirates A380 delivery postponed to 2022

Emirates is the last operator of the giant A380 to still have pending deliveries. The last three of the backlog of eight should reportedly not be delivered before 2022....


Emirates to continue flying A380, expects advantage in future

While other airlines retire their Airbus A380 aircraft, Emirates airline plans to remain the world’s largest superjumbo operator in the future....


Post-Soviet wide-body Neverland. Part 2: Superjumbos

The logic behind the design of larger and larger airplanes was solid. Hub-and-spoke model was proven and effective, with smaller airports ferrying their passengers to larger ones, and those – hubs – being connected amongst each other by wide-body airliners. You can’t increase an amount of aircraft landing and taking off at a hub simultaneously, therefore, you have to increase the capacity of an aircraft. READ MORE:   Post...


Qatar Airways could keep its A380 grounded for two more years

Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO, said a return to service of the Airbus A380 would be unlikely for at least two years, as he did not expect demand to recover in that timeframe....


Royal duel: which of A380 or B747 fly more passengers nowadays?

When the coronavirus crisis hit the aviation industry with low demand, the widebodies were the first aircraft to go into storage. As the situation stabilized and started to improve, both the Boeing 747 and the Airbus A380 took to the skies again. Which one of the two giants returned faster to service?...


Etihad Airways’ Airbus A380s on their way out?

The fleet of ten Airbus A380 aircraft of Etihad Airways disappeared from the airline’s booking site until at least September 2021....


Snow, ice & A380 fan hub: BEA releases video on unusual recovery

The French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis (BEA) released a documentary on an unusual aviation safety operation. The investigators had to extract an Airbus A380 engine fan hub from the ices of Greenland after an Air France flight suffered an uncontained engine failure in September 2017....