A month after delivery to Malaysia Airlines in a mostly-white scheme, painters of the carrier’s first A380 have added a colorful new livery.
The first Thai Airways Airbus A380 was rolled out of the paint hangar following completion of painting and cabin installation in Hamburg.
Certain reports could have led one to believe that Emirates Flight 241was in peril due to a low fuel emergency on June 1, but the truth was far less titillating.
Malaysia Airlines this week took delivery of their first Airbus A380, becoming the eighth airline to operate the superjumbo aircraft.
The Reunion-based carrier made headlines in 2009 when it ordered the aircraft, which they pledged to fill with 840 economy class seats, which would have given them the highest capacity of any commercial aircraft ever built.
Can a reborn jetliner again change the world — or look good trying?
The first Airbus A380 destined for Thai Airways made its maiden test flight last week.