San Francisco crowds welcomed Lufthansa’s first A380 service from Frankfurt on Tuesday.
Reports that a Qantas Airbus A380 superjumbo jet had crashed in Indonesia were quickly put to rest Wednesday night when the plane made a safe emergency landing in Singapore.
Throughout Airbus’ first two decades in the business, its competitors at Boeing would joke that “Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing.”
Airbus has released photos of the first A380 super jumbo jet destined for China Southern Airlines. The Guangzhou-based carrier will become the world’s seventh operator of the A380 when this aircraft is delivered in the second half of this year.
Korean Air’s first transpacific Airbus A380 flight arrived in New York today, also marking the first scheduled use by any carrier of the superjumbo between east Asia and the east coast of North America.
NYCAviation has obtained closeup photos of the Air France A380 and Delta Connection/Comair CRJ-700 that were involved in a ground collision at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday night.
United Airlines President and CEO Jeff Smisek is looking for aircraft larger than the A350-900, but has seemingly ruled out the Airbus A380.