Tag Archives: A380

Brisbane to Gain A380 Service

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has welcomed airline Emirates’ announcement that it will commence Airbus A380 services on the Dubai-Brisbane-Auckland route from October 2, 2013. The … More ››

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Tail Section for Qatar Airways’ First A380 Rolled Out

The vertical tail section for the first A380 for Qatar Airways has been painted with the airline’s trademark oryx logo at Airbus facilities in Hamburg.  … More ››

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IAG Releases Long-Haul Fleet Orders

Owner of British Airways (BA) and Iberia, International Airlines Group (IAG), has reached agreement with aircraft manufacturer Boeing for new long-haul aircraft for the group’s … More ››

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British Airways Prepares for the A380

With British Airways set to receive its first Airbus A380 in July, the airline has taken delivery of two Douglas TBL 600 towbarless tractors to … More ››

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Dubai’s Giant Step

Tom Allett describes how Dubai International Airport opened the world’s first A380 Concourse. As everybody knows, Dubai International (IATA: DXB) Airport’s passenger traffic has sustained … More ››

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A380 World First

Dubai Airports began the phased opening of Concourse A – the world’s first dedicated A380 facility – at Dubai International’s Terminal 3, with four of … More ››

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Dubai Residents Test New A380 Concourse

Operator Dubai Airports conducted the first operational trial involving members of the public at the newly-built Concourse A – the world’s first purpose-built A380 facility … More ››

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Singapore Airlines to Order More A380s and A350 XWBs

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will order 25 additional widebody Airbus aircraft, comprising five A380s and 20 A350-900s (pictured). The latest A380 order … More ››

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First Aircraft Departs from Frankfurt’s Pier A-Plus

On Wednesday October 10 at 09:50 precisely, as scheduled, the first aircraft pushed back from the new Pier A-Plus at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.  The Lufthansa Airbus A380 … More ››

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A380 to Serve Rome

Emirates will become the first airline to operate scheduled A380 services to Rome. Emirates will be introducing its Airbus A380 aircraft on its daily Rome services … More ››

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