Airbus A380

Qatar Airways Al Baker: We will only operate half of A380 fleet

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker indicated that the days of at least five Airbus A380 within the Qatari airline are over....


Downfall of A380 could be saving grace for Emirates | Best of 2020

Amidst a capacity crunch and crumbling travel demand, the massive capacity of the Airbus A380 can backfire for Emirates airline....


Tupolev Tu-404: the biggest airliner ever designed | Best of 2020

Imagine the biggest passenger aircraft you can. Airbus A380, right? Now triple its size, add Aeroflot livery, and there you have it: Tupolev Tu-404....


Top 10 largest passenger aircraft that never flew | Best of 2020

As airlines retire their legendary Boeing 747s, and the production of Airbus A380 – the largest passenger airplane ever built – is almost over, we are nearing the end of an era of the giants. But there was a different time when the hub-and-spoke model reigned supreme, and manufacturers competed with their projects to build airliners of truly gargantuan proportions.  There is only one criteria for this list: the raw amount of seat...


Airbus’ expensive A380 problem | Best of 2020

For Airbus, the A380 was supposed to become the flagship aircraft of the 21 century.  Instead, it became a problem....


After 9-month pause Emirates Airlines to return A380 to Brazil operations

After almost a 9 month-long pause, Emirates Airlines will return its iconic Airbus A380 jet to operate in Brazil.  ...


Hi Fly says farewell to its Airbus A380, the only second-hand A380

The only second-hand operator of the Airbus A380, Hi Fly of Portugal, has said goodbye to its double-decker, as it departed for its last flight. ...


Emirates Premium Economy: no better time for introduction?

While Emirates' Premium Economy is a highly anticipated product, it will enter into a market that was much different when it was first announced....


Emirates and Airbus A380: no love at first sight

Emirates and the Airbus A380 seem inseparable at the moment. While other airlines are retiring their double-deckers, Emirates remains a firm believer. However, it was not always the case....


Do you know which airlines retired these aircraft? [Quiz]

While airlines cannot be what they are without aircraft, sometimes the latter has to go for a variety of reasons. But do you know which airlines have retired some of their aircraft?...