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|Emirates announced an order in April 2000 as the first launch customer for the Airbus A3XX (later named Airbus A380), the largest civil aircraft ever built. The deal comprised five Airbus A380-800s and two Airbus A380-800F. The deal was confirmed on 4 November 2001 and Emirates announced orders for 15 more A380-800s at the same time. Two years later Emirates once again ordered 21 A380-800s. In ...||12/17/2009||829|
|Type: Airbus A380-842|
Operator: Qantas Airways Limited
In 2008 the first Qantas Airbus A380 was handed over by Airbus at a ceremony on 19 September. During this ceremony, Qantas announced that it was considering ordering four more A380s. The aircraft arrived on Australian soil on the morning of 21 September, when it touched do...
|Timeslider: August 22, 2007|
This A380 with serial 007 and registration F-WWJB during some test days here at Dubai.
|The first Airbus A380, this one is from Emirates Airlines, appeared in GE. With the new update from October 5, 2010, you can see one of these BIG BIRDS in the sky near Dubai International Airport.||10/06/2010||2,238|
|Timeslider: February 4, 2009|
One of the Airbus A380 fleet from Emirates Airlines standing at a gate of Sydney airport.
On 1 August 2008 Emirates flew its first A380-800 flight, with 489 passengers, from Dubai to New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airline now uses their Airbus A380-800 on flights to Bangkok, Sydney, Toronto, Auckland, and Lon...
|Timeslider: July 13, 2009|
One of the Airbus A380 fleet from Emirates Airlines standing at a gate of Dubai airport.
On 1 August 2008 Emirates flew its first A380-800 flight, with 489 passengers, from Dubai to New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airline now uses their Airbus A380-800 on flights to Bangkok, Sydney, Toronto, Auckland, and London ...
|An Aero Spacelines Super Guppy parked at the Airbus facility in Hamburg Finkenwerder. In the early 1970s, four Super Guppies were used by Airbus Industrie to transport aeroplane parts from decentralised production facilities to the final assembly plant in Toulouse. The running joke was "Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing!" They have since been replaced by the Airbus Beluga.||01/08/2006||781|
|Timeslider: February 4, 2009|
One of the growing Airbus A380 fleet from Singapore Airlines standing on the apron of Sydney airport.
On 25 October 2007, the first commercial A380 service, flight number SQ 380, flew 455 passengers from Singapore to Sydney, touching down in Sydney Airport at 3:24 pm local time, where it received significant attention from the media. Th...
|Major structural sections of the A380 are built in France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Due to their size, they are brought to the assembly hall (the Jean-Luc Lagardère Plant) in Toulouse in France by surface transportation, though some parts are moved by the A300-600ST Beluga aircraft used in the construction of other Airbus models. Components of the A380 are provided by suppliers f...||06/03/2010||772|
|Timeslider: February 22, 2008|
The rear fuselage with the tail and the wings of an Airbus A380 can be seen here in this hangar.
This aircraft could only be 9V-SKA or 9V-SKB
The first aircraft delivered (MSN003, registered 9V-SKA) was handed over to Singapore Airlines on 15 October 2007 and entered into service on 25 October 2007 with an inaugural flight betwe...
|These are the new buildings for theAirbus A380. One is nearly completed, the other one is under construction. Here is a second Concorde parked (The other one is in the south of the airport, where the rest of the Airbus fabrication con be found)||08/03/2005||1,220|