Airbus A380

Qatar Airways and the Airbus A380: no love lost?

After indicating that it would shrink its A380 fleet, Qatar Airways may join the list of airlines that retired the aircraft if conditions do not improve....


Airbus A380 works “very well” for British Airways, CEO says

Unlike other airlines, British Airways does not plan to retire their Airbus A380 fleet, according to chief executive Sean Doyle....


China Southern hints Airbus A380 fleet retirement

China Southern Airlines is reviewing its Airbus A380 fleet future amid low demand in international air travel....


Qantas CEO believes Airbus A380 will fly again

Despite the pandemic and many airlines backing away from A380, Qantas remains positive about the Super Jumbo coming back to the skies....


As Airbus A380 exits, what future holds for Etihad Airways fleet?

The article was first published on October 14, 2020. In 2015, Etihad Airways changed the definition of luxury onboard an aircraft when its Residence suite, a three-room first-class offering that included a bedroom, a living room, and a lavatory with a private shower, took to the skies for the first time. Five years later, the market has shifted and the Airbus A380 is not needed anymore due to its massive operating costs. Without the double-decker...


Story behind name: why is it called Airbus A380?

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest airliner, has a strange name. What is the story behind it and what other names were proposed?...


From A380 to An-225 Mriya: Test your knowledge of the biggest aircraft |Quiz

Do you think you know everything there is to know about the world's largest aircraft? Take this quiz and test your knowledge!  ...


Last ever Airbus A380 departs for first flight

Coming to an unfortunate end, the production of the Airbus A380 has entered the final stages, as the last-ever A380 has departed for its first test flight....


British Airways A380 fleet to return to the skies, CEO says

Unlike some of its competitors, British Airways does not plan to permanently retire its A380 aircraft, CEO Sean Doyle revealed....


Is this the end for Etihad’s Airbus A380 aircraft?

Following a recent interview by Etihad Airways chief executive, the writing could be on the wall for the airline’s Airbus A380 aircraft....